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Career Summary

Biography

I am a Radiation Oncology Medical Physicist

Research

Research keywords

  • Brachytherapy
  • Radiation Oncology

Research expertise

Brachytherapy

Radiation Oncology

Languages

  • English

Fields of Research

CodeDescriptionPercentage
029903Medical Physics50
111200Oncology And Carcinogenesis25
111208Radiation Therapy25

Collaboration

I collaborate with Radiation Oncologists, Medical Physicsts

Administrative

Administrative expertise

Medical Physics

Teaching

Teaching keywords

  • Medical Physics
  • Radiation Oncology
  • Radiation Therapy

Teaching expertise

Medical Physics

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Highlighted Publications

For publications that are currently unpublished or in-press, details are shown in italics.

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2005Dempsey CL, Kron T, Hamilton C, Callan SA, Howlett SJ, Alvaro F, Back M, 'Correlation of 3D-planned and measured dosimetry of photon and electron craniospinal radiation in a pediatric anthropomorphic phantom', Radiotherapy and Oncology, 77 111-116 (2005) [C1]
2013Lapuz C, Dempsey C, Capp A, O'Brien PC, 'Dosimetric comparison of optimization methods for multichannel intracavitary brachytherapy for superficial vaginal tumors', BRACHYTHERAPY, 12 637-644 (2013) [C1]

Publications

For publications that are currently unpublished or in-press, details are shown in italics.

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Journal article (18 outputs)

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2014Dempsey C, Arm J, Best L, Govindarajulu G, Capp A, O'Brien P, 'Optimal single 3T MR imaging sequence for HDR brachytherapy of cervical cancer', Journal of Contemporary Brachytherapy, 6 3-9 (2014) [C1]
2014Dempsey C, Govindarajulu G, Sridharan S, Capp A, O'Brien P, 'Implications for dosimetric changes when introducing MR-guided brachytherapy for small volume cervix cancer: a comparison of CT and MR-based treatments in a single centre', AUSTRALASIAN PHYSICAL & ENGINEERING SCIENCES IN MEDICINE, 37 705-712 (2014) [C1]
2014Govindarajulu G, Dempsey CL, Trada Y, Oultram S, O'Brien P, Sridharan S, Capp A, 'IMPROVED DOSIMETRY OF RECTUM AND BLADDER WITH THE ADOPTION OF GEC-ESTRO GUIDELINES TO USE MRI FOR CERVICAL CANCER BRACHYTHERAPY', International Journal of Gynecological Cancer, 24 845-845 (2014)
2014Dempsey CL, Simpson P, Lapuz C, 'Dosimetric comparison of multi-channel gynaecological cylinders using IPSA and HIPO optimisation methods', Radiotherapy and Oncology, 111 (2014)
2014Dempsey CL, Arm J, Capp A, Govindarajulu G, O'Brien P, 'Quantitative analysis of various single sequence MR imaging planes for HDR brachytherapy treatment planning of cervix cancer', Australasian Physical & Engineering Sciences in Medicine, 37 204-204 (2014)
2013Lapuz C, Dempsey C, Capp A, O'Brien PC, 'Dosimetric comparison of optimization methods for multichannel intracavitary brachytherapy for superficial vaginal tumors', BRACHYTHERAPY, 12 637-644 (2013) [C1]
2013Pogson E, McNamara J, Jameson M, McDowall R, Lim A, Dempsey C, et al., 'SU-E-J-213: An Evaluation of the Reproducibility of Radiotherapy Contouring Utilizing Multiple Institutions and Treatment Planning Systems', Medical Physics, 40 200-200 (2013)
2013Dempsey C, Smith R, Nyathi T, Ceylan A, Howard L, Patel V, et al., 'ACPSEM brachytherapy working group recommendations for quality assurance in brachytherapy', Australasian Physical and Engineering Sciences in Medicine, 36 387-396 (2013)
2012Lapuz C, Dempsey C, O'Brien P, 'PO-238 DOSIMETRIC COMPARISON OF OPTIMISATION METHODS FOR MULTICHANNEL INTRACAVITARY VAGINAL BRACHYTHERAPY', Radiotherapy and Oncology, 103 S96-S96 (2012)
2012Dempsey C, Arm J, Best L, O'Brien P, Allen C, Warren-Forward H, 'PO-260 OPTIMAL MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING SEQUENCE FOR HIGH-DOSE-RATE BRACHYTHERAPY OF THE CERVIX', Radiotherapy and Oncology, 103 S105-S105 (2012)
2011Dempsey CL, 'Lessons learned from a HDR brachytherapy well ionisation chamber calibration error', Australasian Physical and Engineering Sciences in Medicine, 34 529-533 (2011) [C1]
2011Dempsey C, Lapuz C, O'Brien P, Capp A, '637 poster DOSIMETRY OF SINGLE, MULTI-CHANNEL INTRACAVITARY AND INTERSTITIAL HDR BRACHYTHERAPY USING 3D INVERSE PLANNING.', Radiotherapy and Oncology, 99 S259-S259 (2011)
2010Dempsey CL, 'Methodology for commissioning a brachytherapy treatment planning system in the era of 3D planning', Australasian Physical and Engineering Sciences in Medicine, 33 341-349 (2010) [C1]
2010Dempsey C, 'Erratum: Methodology for commissioning a brachytherapy treatment planning system in the era of 3D planning (Australasian Physical and Engineering Sciences in Medicine DOI: 10.1007/s13246-010-0036-2)', Australasian Physical and Engineering Sciences in Medicine, 33 373-373 (2010)
2006Dempsey CL, Duggan LJ, Bazley SG, Denham J, Kron T, 'Miniature LiF:Mg,Cu,P TLDs to study the effect of applicator material in 192-Ir brachytherapy', Australasian Physical & Engineering Sciences in Medicine, 29 300-302 (2006) [C1]
2005Dempsey CL, Kron T, Hamilton C, Callan SA, Howlett SJ, Alvaro F, Back M, 'Correlation of 3D-planned and measured dosimetry of photon and electron craniospinal radiation in a pediatric anthropomorphic phantom', Radiotherapy and Oncology, 77 111-116 (2005) [C1]
2004Duggan LJ, Dempsey CL, Warren-Forward H, Haque M, Kron T, 'Variations in dose response with x-ray energy of LiF: Mg,Cu,P thermoluminescence dosimeters: implications for clinical dosimetry', Physics in Medicine and Biology, 49 3831-3845 (2004) [C1]
2002Dempsey CL, Duggan L, Bazley S, Denham J, Budzanowski M, Kron T, 'LiF:Mg,Cu,P 'Pin Worms': Miniature Detectors for Brachytherapy Dosimetry', Radiation Protection Dosimetry, 101 407-407 (2002)
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Conference (7 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2014Dempsey C, Govindarajulu G, Sridharan S, Dempsey S, Capp A, O'Brien P, 'The Changing Nature of HDR Brachytherapy for Cervix-Cancer: How the Clinical Target Volume Affects the Historical Prescription Dose', INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF RADIATION ONCOLOGY BIOLOGY PHYSICS, San Francisco, CA (2014) [E3]
2014Dempsey CL, Dempsey S, Kirisits C, 'The current state of Australasian MRI-based treatment planning for HDR brachytherapy of cervix cancer and comparison with international clinical data', Australasian Physical and Engineering Sciences in Medicine (2014) [E3]

Co-authors: SHANE DEMPSEY

2014Grand M, Cronje S, Dempsey CL, Dry A, Hill R, McGhee L, et al., 'The ┬┐A Career in Radiation Oncology┬┐ project: Process, resources and outcomes', Journal of Medical Radiation Sciences (2014) [E3]
2014Lapuz C, Govindarajulu G, Dempsey CL, Capp A, O'Brien P, 'Outcomes following CT guided multichannel cylinder brachytherapy for vaginal recurrence of endometrial cancer', Journal of Medical Radiation Science (2014) [E3]
2014Lapuz C, Simpson P, Dempsey C, 'Determination of Standardized Objective and Constraint Settings for Inverse Planning Using IPSA and HIPO for HDR Brachytherapy Multichannel Vaginal Cylinders', INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF RADIATION ONCOLOGY BIOLOGY PHYSICS, San Francisco, CA (2014) [E3]
2005Dempsey CL, 'Patient-specific dose escalation with consideration of radiobiological factors', Radiotherapy & Oncology, Lisboa, Portugal (2005) [E3]
2005Dempsey CL, Greer PB, 'Verification of step-and-shoot breast compensator IMRT fields with an amorphous silicon EPID', Radiotherapy & Oncology, Lisboa, Portugal (2005) [E3]

Co-authors: PETER GREER

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Grants and Funding

No funding.

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Research Supervision

Number of current supervisions1
Total current UoN Masters EFTSL0.1

For supervisions undertaken at an institution other that the University of Newcastle, the institution name is listed below the program name.

Current Supervision

CommencedProposed
Completion
ProgramSupervisor TypeResearch Title
20142018M Philosophy (Med RadiationSc)Co-SupervisorNational Consensus of the Threshold Knowledge Required of Radiation Therapist Graduates in the Area of Medical Physics and Instrumentation
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Ms Claire Dempsey

Work Phone(02) 40143634
Cell / Mobile Phone0401415248
Fax(02) 40143169
Email
PositionConjoint Lecturer
School of Health Sciences
Faculty of Health and Medicine
The University of Newcastle, Australia
Focus AreaMedical Radiation Science
Office
NM2,
Mater Hospital Level 2 - New Med 2,
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URL:www.newcastle.edu.au/profile/claire-dempsey