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Dr. Sylvia van Dyk

Charge Brachytherapist

Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre

Sylvia van Dyk is the Charge Brachytherapist at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre.

Sylvia has co-ordinated a number of overseas brachytherapy workshops for the UICC in India and has participated in two IAEA projects advancing image guided brachytherapy in South East Asia and Belarus. Sylvia also runs training workshops called ‘Ultrasound for Brachytherapists’ in conjunction with the Australian School of Medical Imaging in Sydney. Sylvia has a keen interest in advancing the use of ultrasound for image guidance and planning in brachytherapy for cervix and prostate cancer. She also has a strong interest in educating and training radiation therapists in brachytherapy.