McMaster University

McMaster University

Student Research Day Awards 2008

Oral Presentations

First Place - Larry Pan, Radiation Oncology Resident
Smoking Cessation in Radiation Oncology as the Missing Drug in Clinical Trials: Identifying the Barriers to Cessation in Oncology Patients

Second Place - Tiffany Tam, Radiation Oncology Resident
Dosimetric Evaluation of Stabilizing Needles and Seminal Vesicle Implants

Third Place - Suman Chatterjee, Urology Resident
Computerized Tomography Measurement of Visceral Adiposity to Predict Plasma Adiponectin Levels and Presence of Metastatic Disease in Patients with Clear Cell Renal Carcinoma

Poster Presentations

First Place - Ming Pan, Radiation Oncology Resident
The Influence of Gold Seed Implantation on Defining Target Volumes for Conformal Radiotherapy of Prostate Cancer

Second Place - Sara Kuruvilla, Medical Oncology Resident
Assessment of Deliverability of Adjuvant Chemotherapy in Patients with Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Third Place - Helen Lin, M.Sc. Candidate
Effects of Androgens on Fatty Acid Oxidation in Prostate Cancer Cells

Clinical Teaching Awards

Dr. Ian Hodson, Radiation Oncology

Dr. Richard Tozer, Medical Oncology

Recognition Awards

Dr. Sachi Voruganti
In recognition of Dr. Voruganti's leadership and contributions as Past Program Director of the Radiation Oncology Residency Training Program.

Dr. Ian Dayes
Contributions as Postgraduate Program Director, Radiation Oncology

Dr. Bindi Dhesy
Contributions as Postgraduate Program Director, Medical Oncology

Dr. Som Mukherjee
Contributions as Acting Postgraduate Program Director, Medical Oncology



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