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Contact Details

Phone
+64 4 385 5475
Email
aidan.leong@otago.ac.nz
Position
Lecturer
Department
Department of Radiation Therapy (Wellington)
Qualifications
MHealSc, BHealSc(Hons)
Research summary
Radiation therapy

Research

Aidan’s research interests are primarily focused on the implementation of novel technologies within the evolving radiation therapy environment. This includes image-guidance, motion management and stereotactic treatment workflows.

Aidan also has an interest in the use of technology to enhance student, practitioner, and patient education. This includes the use of virtual clinical environments as well as systems that enable remote collaboration and engagament.

In addition, Aidan has invovlement in projects relating to radiation therapy toxicity management and the role of patient-reported outcomes.

Publications

Hiscoke, K., Leong, A., Hogan, A. M., & Cowley, I. (2024). Plan quality assessment of modern radiosurgery technologies in the treatment of multiple brain metastases. Biomedical Physics & Engineering Express, 10, 025021. doi: 10.1088/2057-1976/ad218f Journal - Research Article

McCafferty, R., Dalzell, S., & Leong, A. (2023). Development of a patient-centred program to manage radiotherapy mask anxiety and claustrophobia. Radiotherapy & Oncology, 182(Suppl. 1), (pp. S2055-S2056). doi: 10.1016/S0167-8140(23)67200-7 Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Mckee, G., Rutten, L., Larsen, P., & Leong, A. (2023). Feasibility and compliance of StrataXRT in treatment of radiation dermatitis in head and neck cancer. Radiotherapy & Oncology, 182(Suppl. 1), (pp. S976-S977). doi: 10.1016/S0167-8140(23)09217-4 Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Leong, A., Kirrane, S., Huang, B., & Smith, C. (2023). Internationally led remote IGRT training and outcomes for RTTs in Mainland China. Radiotherapy & Oncology, 182(Suppl. 1), (pp. S602-S603). doi: 10.1016/S0167-8140(23)08972-7 Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Leong, A., Opie, C., Vartak, C., & Ward, I. (2023). Online education sessions for RTTs of low- and middle-income countries in Asia-Pacific. Radiotherapy & Oncology, 182(Suppl. 1), (pp. S597-S598). doi: 10.1016/S0167-8140(23)08966-1 Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

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