Jane Higgins

Jane Higgins
Contact Info
T: (416) 946-4501 4949
F: (416) 946-2019
Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
610 University Avenue
Toronto, ON, M5G 2M9
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BSc (Hons.), Therapy Radiography, Portsmouth University, UK
CIA, Certificate in Adult Education, George Brown College
Instructor, Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Toronto
Lung Research Radiation Therapist, Princess Margaret Hospital/University Health Network
Clinical Interests
Geometric accuracy using lung image-guided radiation therapy, CT & PET Imaging during RT to determine dosimetric benefits of re-planning NSCLC, Exploring radiation therapists’ perceived values, challenges and opportunities around clinical-based research


Research Synopsis

  • Impact of image-guidance frequency on geometric accuracy and setup margins in radiotherapy for locally advanced lung cancer
  • Prospective study of CT and PET Imaging during a course of radical radiotherapy to determine the dosimetric benefits of re-planning in non-small-cell lung cancer
  • Radiation therapists’ perceived values in conducting research: attitudes, barriers, and opportunities

Publications and Awards

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Recent Publications

Rosewall T, Kelly V, Higgins J, Huang S , Yan J, Wenz J, Milosevic M
The Influence of Programmatic Change on Radiation Therapist Research Capacity – A Single Centre Case Study. Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences, 2009; 40 (4), p.170-177. Dec 2009

Higgins J, Bezjak A, Hope A, Panzarella T, Li W, Cho JBC, Craig T, Brade A, Sun A, Bissonnette JP.Impact of Image-Guidance Frequency on Geometric Accuracy and Setup Margins in Radiotherapy for Locally-Advanced Lung Cancer. International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics. April 2010