New advancements in radiation treatments and research activities


New Advancements in Radiation Treatments and Research Activities


Presented by Dr. Lucas Mendez

Assistant Professor, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, University of Western Ontario

Dr. Lucas Castro Mendez is a Radiation Oncologist at the London Regional Cancer Program and Assistant Professor in the Department of Oncology, Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, Western University. After completing his medical degree and Radiation Oncology residency training in Brazil, Dr. Mendez has completed three years of fellowship at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto. He has a Master of Science degree from the Institute of Medical Science, University of Toronto.

Dr. Mendez’s clinical sites of interest are gynaecological and genitourinary malignancies. He has expertise in interstitial gynaecological brachytherapy and prostate brachytherapy including high dose rate (HDR) and low dose rate (LDR) techniques. Currently, he is the program Lead in prostate brachytherapy and in genitourinary malignancies.

Dr. Mendez’s primary research focus includes clinical and translational research projects involving brachytherapy in gynaecological and genitourinary cancers.

Outside of medicine, he has many passions, including his family, traveling and playing sports, including tennis and rowing.

Wednesday, February 2, 2022

7:00 – 8:30 p.m.

via Zoom