null Carolyn Freeman, MBBS, FRCPC, FASTRO

Associate Investigator, RI-MUHC, Glen site

Cancer Research Program

Professor, Gerald Bronfman Department of Oncology, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, McGill University

Department of Medicine, Division of Radiation Oncology, MUHC



radiotherapy • pediatric cancer • sarcomas • quality improvement

Research Focus

My research focuses on the use of radiotherapy in pediatric tumours and sarcomas in children and adults, in particular the development and implementation of new technologies, as well as on quality improvement in health care, including change management and patient engagement.

Selected Publications

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  • Wang D, Zhang Q, Eisenberg B, Kane J, Li A, Lucas D, Petersen I, DeLaney T, Freeman C, Trotti A, Hitchcock Y, Bedi M, Singh A, Dundas G, Kirsch D. Significant reduction of late toxicities in extremity sarcoma patients treated with image-guided radiotherapy to a reduced target volume. J Clin Oncol. 2015 Feb 9. pii: JCO.2014.58.5828. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 25667281.

  • Evans MDC, Hudon C, Podgorsak E, Freeman C. Institutional experience with a rotational total skin electron irradiation technique - a three-decade review (1981-2012). Reports of Practical Oncology and Radiotherapy 2014;19:120-134 PMID: 24936331.

  • Sarfehnia A, Davis S, Poon E, Fleming A, Mitchell D, Freeman C. A novel approach to total skin irradiation using helical tomotherapy. Practical Radiation Oncology 2014; 4:330-335 PMID: 25194102.

  • Skamene S, Rakheja R, Dahlstrom K, Nahal A, Charest M, Turcotte R, Hickeson M, Freeman C. Metabolic activity measured on PET/CT correlates with clinical outcomes in patients with limb and girdle sarcomas. J Surg Oncology 2013; epub ahead of print PMID: 24310279.

  • Al Wassia R, Bahig H, Poon E, Parker W, Freeman C. Daily set-up uncertainty for craniospinal irradiation using helical tomotherapy. Practical Radiation Oncology 2013; 3:349-355.