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Sofia Torres, MD, PhD (Candidate)

 

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Program of Study

PhD student (Clinical Epidemiology and Health Care Research concentration).

Education and Training
I graduated from the Faculty of Medicine, University of Lisbon in 2006 and completed my Medical Oncology training at the Portuguese Institute of Oncology in Lisbon in 2013. I moved to Toronto in September of 2013 for the Breast Cancer and Melanoma Medical Oncology Fellowship at the Sunnybrook Odette Cancer Centre. I have been I student at the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, since July 2014.
  
Projects

PhD thesis topic: Estimating utilities in Breast Cancer

Ongoing project: Feasibility of Routine Collection of EQ-5D-5L for Breast cancer patients

Medical Oncology Fellowship projects (ongoing):

1. Adjuvant chemotherapy for Early-Stage Breast Cancer in Ontario: short and long term toxities and outcomes

2. The Impact of the Oncotype DX® Breast Cancer Assay on Treatment Decisions in a Canadian Population of women with ER-positive, early breast cancer with 1-3 positive lymph nodes who are potential candidates for chemotherapy, but for whom the benefits of chemotherapy may be uncertain

3. Economic evaluation of the 21-gene Recurrence Score assay for patients with node positive, estrogen-rec

eptor positive early-stage breast cancer.

4. A Study to Evaluate the Safety and Feasibility of Blood-Brain Barrier Disruption Using Transcranial MRI-Guided Focused Ultrasound with Intravenous Ultrasound Contrast Agents in the treatment of Her2-positive breast cancer brain metastases with intravenous trastuzumab

Supervisor

Dr. Murray Krahn (for the PhD)
Dr. Maureen Trudeau (for the Medical Oncology Fellowship)

 
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