Thomas Purdie

Thomas Purdie PhD, MCCPM
Associate Professor
Contact Info
T: (416) 946-4501 5812
F: (416) 946-6566
Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
610 University Avenue
Toronto, ON, M5G 2M9
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BSc, Department of Physics, McMaster University
PhD, Department of Medical Biophysics, University of Western Ontario
MCCPM, Certification in Radiation Oncology Physics, Canadian College of Physicists in Medicine
Assistant Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Toronto
Medical Physicist, Princess Margaret Hospital/University Health Network
Clinical Interests
Breast radiation therapy delivery processes, Automated tangenital breast IMRT, Lung SBRT


Research Synopsis

  • Online breast intensity modulated radiation therapy
  • Dose modulated breast radiation therapy for heart sparing

Publications and Awards

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Recent Publications

Purdie TG, Moseley DJ, Bissonnette J-P, Sharpe MB, Franks K, Bezjak A and Jaffray DA. Respiration correlated cone-beam computed tomography and 4DCT for evaluating target motion in Stereotactic Lung Radiation Therapy. Acta Oncol, 45: 915-22, 2006.

Sharpe MB, Moseley DJ, Purdie TG, Islam M, Siewerdsen JH and Jaffray DA. The stability of mechanical calibration for a kV cone beam computed tomography system integrated with linear accelerator. Med Phys, 33: 136-44, 2006.

Purdie TG, Bissonnette J-P, Franks K, Bezjak A, Payne D, Sie F, Sharpe MB and Jaffray DA. Cone-beam computed tomography for on-line image guidance of lung stereotactic radiotherapy: localization, verification, and intrafraction tumor position. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys, 68: 243-52, 2007.

Bissonnette J-P, Moseley D, White E, Sharpe M, Purdie TG and Jaffray DA. Quality assurance for the geometric accuracy of cone-beam CT guidance in radiation therapy. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys, 71: S57-61, 2008.

Bissonnette J-P, Franks KN, Purdie TG, Moseley DJ, Sonke JJ, Jaffray DA, Dawson LA and Bezjak A. Quantifying interfraction and intrafraction tumor motion in lung stereotactic body radiotherapy using respiration-correlated cone beam computed tomography. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys, 75: 688-95, 2009.

Bissonnette J-P, Purdie TG, Higgins JA, Li W and Bezjak A. Cone-beam computed tomographic image guidance for lung cancer radiation therapy. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys, 73: 927-34, 2009.

McNiven AL, Sharpe MB and Purdie TG. A new metric for assessing IMRT modulation complexity and plan deliverability. Med Phys, 37(2): 505-515, 2010.