Sofia Torres Profile
Sofia Torres, MD, PhD (Candidate)
PhD student (Clinical Epidemiology and Health Care Research concentration).
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
Dr. Murray Krahn (for the PhD)
Dr. Maureen Trudeau (for the Medical Oncology Fellowship)