Rad Chat

Naman Julka-Anderson and Jo McNamara

The multi-award winning first therapeutic radiographer led oncology podcast. Discussing a wide range of oncology topics along with sharing experiences from patients, students and healthcare professionals within the cancer care and wider healthcare community. read less
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E132: Sinead Rothrie - Speech and Language Therapy for People Living With and Beyond Cancer
5d ago
E132: Sinead Rothrie - Speech and Language Therapy for People Living With and Beyond Cancer
**Trigger Warning**Naman Julka-Anderson and Jo McNamara catch up with Sinead Rothrie as part of the Education and Workforce Development series (part 48).Discussion about Sinead’s career, the role of Speech and Language Therapists for people living with and beyond cancer, and Sinead’s research. To use this podcast as CPD, look at these reflection points: 1) reflect on how you consider patient-centred care in your clinical practice.2) consider how people with head and neck cancer’s lives are impacted.3) considering the main challenges people living with and beyond head and neck cancer face following treatment.Complete this form for your accredited digital badge: https://bit.ly/3GbtR1X.Links from podcast:Macmillan Cancer Support - Head and Neck Cancer: https://www.macmillan.org.uk/cancer-information-and-support/head-and-neck-cancerThe Swallow’s Charity: https://theswallows.org.uk/Heads2gether Charity: https://www.heads2gether.net/The Royal College of Speech and Language Therapy: https://www.rcslt.org/.The Royal Marsden Speech and Language Therapy: https://www.royalmarsden.nhs.uk/your-care/supportive-therapies/speech-and-language-therapyNHS England - Speech and Language Therapist Role: https://www.healthcareers.nhs.uk/explore-roles/allied-health-professionals/roles-allied-health-professions/speech-and-language-therapistPlease like and subscribe to Rad Chat on your podcast library.Our links:Link Tree:https://linktr.ee/radchat Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/RadChatPodcast/ Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/rad__chat/ LinkedIn:https://uk.linkedin.com/company/radtalk Tik Tok:https://www.tiktok.com/@rad_chat Twitter:https://twitter.com/rad__chat?lang=en YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@radchat2259Music and jingle credits: Dr. Ben Potts and Adam Cooke.
E131: Leanda Bickley - Hope For Tomorrow Charity
May 20 2024
E131: Leanda Bickley - Hope For Tomorrow Charity
**Trigger Warning**Naman Julka-Anderson and Jo McNamara catch up with Leanda Bickley as part of the Education and Workforce Development series (part 47).Discussion about Leanda’s career, Hope For Tomorrow charity and how to improve access for people undergoing cancer treatment. To use this podcast as CPD, look at these reflection points: 1) consider benefits of reduced travel time for patients undergoing systemic anti-cancer treatment.2) read the Hope For Tomorrow charity’s patient experiences: https://hopefortomorrow.org.uk/patient-experiences/Complete this form for your accredited digital badge: https://bit.ly/3GbtR1X.Links from podcast:Hope for Tomorrow Charity: https://hopefortomorrow.org.uk/Hope for Tomorrow Charity social media links:https://www.facebook.com/hopefortomorrowcharity/ https://www.instagram.com/hopefortomorrowcharity/https://twitter.com/HfTcharityhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/2691529/admin/feed/posts/https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzdw9jkgd3cXne76tYR372ANational Cancer Registration and Analysis Service: http://www.ncin.org.uk/cancer_type_and_topic_specific_work/topic_specific_work/travel_timesThe Royal College of Radiologists - The Systemic Anti-Cancer Therapy capacity crisis in the NHS: https://www.rcr.ac.uk/media/updj5x5h/rcr-policy_policy-briefing-the-sact-capacity-crisis-in-the-nhs.pdfPlease like and subscribe to Rad Chat on your podcast library.Our links:Link Tree:https://linktr.ee/radchat Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/RadChatPodcast/ Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/rad__chat/ LinkedIn:https://uk.linkedin.com/company/radtalk Tik Tok:https://www.tiktok.com/@rad_chat Twitter:https://twitter.com/rad__chat?lang=en YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@radchat2259Music and jingle credits: Dr. Ben Potts and Adam Cooke.
E130: Errol McKellar MBE - Prostate Cancer in Black Men and Errol McKellar Foundation
May 13 2024
E130: Errol McKellar MBE - Prostate Cancer in Black Men and Errol McKellar Foundation
**Trigger Warning**Naman Julka-Anderson and Jo McNamara catch up with Errol McKellar MBE as part of Living With and Beyond Cancer series (part 37).Discussion about Errol’s cancer diagnosis, his foundation and health inequalities for black men. To use this podcast as CPD, look at these reflection points: 1) read about the signs and symptoms of prostate cancer: https://prostatecanceruk.org/prostate-information-and-support/risk-and-symptoms/prostate-cancer-signs-and-symptoms2) reflect on Errol’s experience of prostate cancer.3) consider ways of improving awareness of prostate cancer in black men.Complete this form for your accredited digital badge: https://bit.ly/3GbtR1X.Links from podcast:Errol McKellar Foundation: https://www.theerrolmckellarfoundation.com/It’s time to talk about men’s health at work: https://www.fairplaytalks.com/2022/11/19/its-time-to-talk-about-mens-health-at-work/ Black men’s health: https://blackmenshealth.org.uk/ Young Minds: https://www.youngminds.org.uk/ Ageing Better: https://ageing-better.org.uk/ Prostate Cancer UK (PCUK): https://prostatecanceruk.org/ PCUK risk checker for patients: https://prostatecanceruk.org/risk-checker PCUK patient support links: https://prostatecanceruk.org/prostate-information-and-support/get-support PCUK healthcare professional online learning and CPD: https://prostatecanceruk.org/for-health-professionals/resources/active-surveillance-hub/online-learning-and-cpd PCUK healthcare professional consultation toolkit: https://prostatecanceruk.org/for-health-professionals/resources/consultation-toolkit PCUK healthcare professional active surveillance hub: https://prostatecanceruk.org/for-health-professionals/resources/active-surveillance-hubPlease like and subscribe to Rad Chat on your podcast library.Our links:Link Tree:https://linktr.ee/radchat Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/RadChatPodcast/ Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/rad__chat/ LinkedIn:https://uk.linkedin.com/company/radtalk Tik Tok:https://www.tiktok.com/@rad_chat Twitter:https://twitter.com/rad__chat?lang=en YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@radchat2259Music and jingle credits: Dr. Ben Potts and Adam Cooke.
E129: Samantha Skubish - Radiation Therapy Advanced Practice in the United States of America
May 7 2024
E129: Samantha Skubish - Radiation Therapy Advanced Practice in the United States of America
Discussion about Sam’s career, advanced practice and future of radiation therapy advanced roles in the USA. To use this podcast as CPD, look at these reflection points: 1) reflect on Sam’s experience of developing advanced practice within the USA.2) consider what advanced practice means to you within your role.3) read the Society of Radiographers definition of advanced practice for radiography:  https://www.sor.org/learning-advice/career-development/practice-level-information/advanced-practitioners/what-is-advanced-practice-in-radiographyComplete this form for your accredited digital badge: https://bit.ly/3GbtR1X.Links from podcast:Stoney Brook School of Health Professions - Samantha Skubish: https://healthprofessions.stonybrookmedicine.edu/programs/hs/about/faculty/sskubishThe American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT): https://www.arrt.org/The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) - I am the Gold Standard Award: https://www.arrt.org/pages/i-am-the-gold-standardAmerican Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT): https://www.asrt.org/American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) - The ASRT Practice Standards for Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy: https://www.asrt.org/main/standards-and-regulations/professional-practice/practice-standards-onlineAmerican Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) - Radiation Oncology Safety Stakeholder’s Initiative: https://www.asrt.org/volunteers/other-opportunitiesRadiation Therapy Association of New York State, Inc.: https://rtanys.org/Mount Sinai Hospital New York: https://www.mountsinai.org/locations/mount-sinai/care/radiation-oncologySociety of Radiographers: what is advanced practice in radiography?: https://www.sor.org/learning-advice/career-development/practice-level-information/advanced-practitioners/what-is-advanced-practice-in-radiographyRadiographer Enhanced, Advanced and Consultant Practice: https://www.hee.nhs.uk/our-work/cancer-diagnostics/imaging/radiographer-enhanced-advanced-consultant-practiceAn Environmental Scan of Advanced Practice Radiation Therapy in the United States: A PESTEL Analysis: https://www.redjournal.org/article/S0360-3016(23)00450-9/abstractAdvanced practice radiation therapist program improves efficiency, reduces burnout:https://www.healio.com/news/hematology-oncology/20231107/advanced-practice-radiation-therapist-program-improves-efficiency-reduces-burnoutAdvanced practice roles amongst therapeutic radiographers/radiation therapists: A European survey: https://www.radiographyonline.com/article/S1078-8174(22)00210-3/fulltextPlease like and subscribe to Rad Chat on your podcast library.Our links:Link Tree:https://linktr.ee/radchat Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/RadChatPodcast/ Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/rad__chat/ LinkedIn:https://uk.linkedin.com/company/radtalk Tik Tok:https://www.tiktok.com/@rad_chat Twitter:https://twitter.com/rad__chat?lang=en YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@radchat2259Music and jingle credits: Dr. Ben Potts and Adam Cooke.
E128: Cheryl Johnson & Sarah Davis - Cancer, Sex and Intimacy
May 3 2024
E128: Cheryl Johnson & Sarah Davis - Cancer, Sex and Intimacy
**Trigger Warning**Naman Julka-Anderson and Jo McNamara catch up with as part of Living With and Beyond Cancer series (part 36).Discussion about Cheryl and Sarah’s cancer treatments, cancer, sex and intimacy.  To use this podcast as CPD, look at these reflection points: 1) reflect on Cheryl and Sarah’s experiences of cancer, sex and intimacy.2) consider how you broach the topic of cancer, sex and intimacy with your patients.3) check out Cheryl and Sarah’s project work: https://linktr.ee/cancersxandintimacy?utm_source=linktree_profile_share&ltsid=71273a82-92e0-4a07-8937-7c8b9b43845dComplete this form for your accredited digital badge: https://bit.ly/3GbtR1X.Links from podcast:Cancer, Sex and Intimacy: https://linktr.ee/cancersxandintimacy?utm_source=linktree_profile_share&ltsid=71273a82-92e0-4a07-8937-7c8b9b43845dCancer and Intimacy podcast (by Cheryl and Sarah(: https://www.youtube.com/@cancerandintimacy2838/podcastsGirl vs Cancer - Lauren Mahon: https://girlvscancer.co.uk/Jo Divine - when sex is silent: https://www.jodivine.com/blogs/sexual-health/when-sex-is-silent-living-with-cancerShush Life - sex education: https://www.shushlife.com/Pleasure & Intimacy: A guide for people living with cancer: https://issuu.com/fruitflycollective/docs/sex_cancer_bookMacmillan Cancer Support - we need to talk about sex: https://www.macmillan.org.uk/lovehoneyMacmillan Cancer Support - cancer and your sex life: https://www.macmillan.org.uk/cancer-information-and-support/treatment/coping-with-treatment/your-sex-lifeMacmillan Cancer Support - fertility and cancer: https://www.macmillan.org.uk/cancer-information-and-support/impacts-of-cancer/fertilityMacmillan Cancer Support - menopausal symptoms and cancer treatment: https://www.macmillan.org.uk/cancer-information-and-support/impacts-of-cancer/menopausal-symptoms-and-cancer-treatmentMenopause after cancer (research article): https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(23)02802-7/fulltextShine Cancer Support Charity: https://shinecancersupport.org/Neuroendocrine Cancer UK: https://www.neuroendocrinecancer.org.uk/Peptide Receptor Radionuclide Therapy (PRRT): https://www.cancerresearchuk.org/about-cancer/neuroendocrine-tumours-nets/treatment/radiotherapy/peptide-receptor-radionuclide-therapy-prrtHear Cheryl on the Black Women Rising podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/blackwomenrising/episodes/Black-Women-Rising---The-Untold-Cancer-Stories-S4-Ep5---Living-With-Stage-Four-Cancer-e2f4n2aBlood Cancer UK - Lymphoma: https://bloodcancer.org.uk/understanding-blood-cancer/lymphoma/Please like and subscribe to Rad Chat on your podcast library.Our links:Link Tree:https://linktr.ee/radchat Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/RadChatPodcast/ Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/rad__chat/ LinkedIn:https://uk.linkedin.com/company/radtalk Tik Tok:https://www.tiktok.com/@rad_chat Twitter:https://twitter.com/rad__chat?lang=en YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@radchat2259Music and jingle credits: Dr. Ben Potts and Adam Cooke.
Elekta Neuro-Oncology Series #5: Dr. Arjun Sahgal - Brain Metastasis
Apr 29 2024
Elekta Neuro-Oncology Series #5: Dr. Arjun Sahgal - Brain Metastasis
**Trigger Warning**Naman Julka-Anderson and Jo McNamara catch up with Dr. Arjun Sahgal to discuss his career, and the uses of radiosurgery for brain metastasis. To use this podcast as CPD, look at these reflection points: 1) read about the symptoms of a brain tumour: https://www.thebraintumourcharity.org/brain-tumour-signs-symptoms/adult-brain-tumour-symptoms/2) reflect on the benefits of radiosurgery for people diagnosed with brain metastasis.3) consider the impact of reduced access to radiosurgery could have on a a person living with beyond cancer and their loved ones / carers.4) watch this video on the Elekta Gamma Knife Radiosurgery: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pxikNfTbtzw Complete this form for your accredited digital badge: https://bit.ly/3GbtR1X.Links from podcast:Elekta: https://www.elekta.com/Elekta Gamma Knife Radiosurgery: https://www.elekta.com/patients/gamma-knife-treatment/Leksell Gamma Knife Lightening: https://www.elekta.com/products/stereotactic-radiosurgery/leksell-gamma-knife-lightning/The National Centre for Stereotactic Radiosurgery: https://www.gammaknife.org.uk/The National Centre for Stereotactic Radiosurgery Videos on how to prepare for treatment: https://www.gammaknife.org.uk/treatment/videosBrain Tumour Charity: https://www.thebraintumourcharity.org/brain-tumour-signs-symptoms/adult-brain-tumour-symptoms/Brain Tumours Macmillan Cancer Support: https://www.macmillan.org.uk/cancer-information-and-support/brain-tumourTherapeutic Role of Gamma Knife Stereotactic Radiosurgery in Neuro-Oncology (2020): https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7023953/Characterization and commissioning of a Leksell Gamma Knife ICON system for framed and frameless stereotactic radiosurgery (2022): https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/35064749/ Concurrent Olaparib and Radiation Therapy in Older Patients With Newly Diagnosed Glioblastoma: The Phase 1 Dose-Escalation PARADIGM Trial (2024): https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0360301624000154?via%3Dihub FINAL RESULTS OF THE MGMT UNMETHYLATED ARM OF PARADIGM-2: A PHASE I STUDY OF OLAPARIB AND RADIOTHERAPY IN PATIENTS WITH NEWLY DIAGNOSED GLIOBLASTOMA (GBM) (2023): https://academic.oup.com/neuro-oncology/article-abstract/25/Supplement_2/ii20/7264478?redirectedFrom=fulltext&login=true Results of the OPARATIC trial: A phase I dose escalation study of olaparib in combination with temozolomide (TMZ) in patients with relapsed glioblastoma (GBM) (2017): https://ascopubs.org/doi/10.1200/JCO.2017.35.15_suppl.2022 Non-Cancerous Conditions Links:The National Centre for Stereotactic Radiosurgery Other Conditions Treated: https://www.gammaknife.org.uk/conditions-treated/conditionsElekta case stud on bilateral thalamotomy with Leksell Gamma Knife for Essential Tremor: https://www.elekta.com/medical-affairs/case-studies/case-study-bilateral-thalamotomy-with-leksell-gamma-knife-for-essential-tremor/Gamma Knife radiosurgery for cerebral arteriovenous malformations: a systematic review and meta-analysis (2022): https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9160151/Gamma Knife Radiosurgery For Brain Vascular Malformations: Current Evidence And Future Tasks (2019): https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6874113/ Gamma Knife Radiosurgery for Trigeminal Neuralgia : Review and Update (2022): https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9452385/Arjun’s Research:Hypofractionated stereotactic radiosurgery(HSRS) as a salvage treatment for brain metastases failing prior stereotactic radiosurgery(SRS).Yan M, Lee M, Myrehaug S, Tseng CL, Detsky J, Chen H, Das S, Yeboah C, Lipsman N, Costa LD, Holden L, Heyn C, Maralani P, Ruschin M, Sahgal A, Soliman H. J Neurooncol. 2023 Mar;162(1):119-128. doi: 10.1007/s11060-023-04265-y. Epub 2023 Mar 13. Gamma knife icon based hypofractionated stereotactic radiosurgery(GKI-HSRS) for brain metastases: impact of dose and volume.Yan M, Holden L, Wang M, Soliman H, Myrehaug S, Tseng CL, Detsky J, Ruschin M, Tjong M, Atenafu EG, Das S, Lipsman N, Heyn C, Sahgal A, Husain Z. J Neurooncol. 2022 Sep;159(3):705-712. doi: 10.1007/s11060-022-04115-3. Epub 2022 Aug 24. Conventionally fully fractionated Gamma Knife Icon re-irradiation of primary recurrent intracranial tumors: the first report indicating feasibility and safety.Yan M, Holden L, Detsky J, Tseng CL, Soliman H, Myrehaug S, Husain Z, Das S, Yeboah C, Lipsman N, Ruschin M, Sahgal A.Precision Radiation for Brain Metastases With a Focus on Hypofractionated Stereotactic Radiosurgery.Shiue K, Sahgal A, Lo SS. Semin Radiat Oncol. 2023 Apr;33(2):114-128. doi: 10.1016/j.semradonc.2023.01.004.Please like and subscribe to Rad Chat on your podcast library.Our links:Link Tree:https://linktr.ee/radchat Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/RadChatPodcast/ Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/rad__chat/ LinkedIn:https://uk.linkedin.com/company/radtalk Tik Tok:https://www.tiktok.com/@rad_chat Twitter:https://twitter.com/rad__chat?lang=en YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@radchat2259Music and jingle credits: Dr. Ben Potts and
E127: Louise Codd - Experiences of Ethnically Diverse Student in Therapeutic Radiography Undergraduate Education in the UK
Apr 26 2024
E127: Louise Codd - Experiences of Ethnically Diverse Student in Therapeutic Radiography Undergraduate Education in the UK
**Trigger Warning**Naman Julka-Anderson and Jo McNamara catch up with Louise Codd as part of the equity, diversity and inclusion series (part 11.).Discussion about Louise’s career, the experiences of ethnically diverse students in therapeutic radiography undergraduate education in the UK and future research. To use this podcast as CPD, look at these reflection points: 1) read: ‘closing the gap, 3 years on’ https://www.universitiesuk.ac.uk/what-we-do/policy-and-research/publications/features/closing-gap-three-years/introduction to understand more about the awarding gap in higher education - reflect on how the issues discussed apply, or perhaps may apply to the experience of therapeutic radiography training.2) reflect upon your practice and how we can be ally’s to students from ethnically diverse backgrounds in our clinical department.3) investigate allyship training and the discrimination policy in your department.Complete this form for your accredited digital badge: https://bit.ly/3GbtR1X.Links from podcast:Professionalism in 2024: today's doctors shouldn't be held to outdated ideas: https://www.bmj.com/content/384/bmj.q424Please like and subscribe to Rad Chat on your podcast library.Our links:Link Tree:https://linktr.ee/radchat Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/RadChatPodcast/ Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/rad__chat/ LinkedIn:https://uk.linkedin.com/company/radtalk Tik Tok:https://www.tiktok.com/@rad_chat Twitter:https://twitter.com/rad__chat?lang=en YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@radchat2259Music and jingle credits: Dr. Ben Potts and Adam Cooke.
Elekta Neuro-Oncology Series #4: Dr. Sithembile Ngidi and Dr. Mogwale Motebajane - Radiosurgery in South Africa
Apr 22 2024
Elekta Neuro-Oncology Series #4: Dr. Sithembile Ngidi and Dr. Mogwale Motebajane - Radiosurgery in South Africa
**Trigger Warning**Naman Julka-Anderson and Jo McNamara catch up with Dr. Sithembile Ngidi and Dr. Mogwale Motebajane to discuss their careers, Radiosurgery in Africa, health inequalities and the benefits of multi-disciplinary working. To use this podcast as CPD, look at these reflection points: 1) read about the symptoms of a brain tumour: https://www.thebraintumourcharity.org/brain-tumour-signs-symptoms/adult-brain-tumour-symptoms/2) reflect on the challenges people with brain tumours and neurological conditions face in Africa.3) consider the benefits of multi-disciplinary working within Radiosurgery.4) watch this video on the Elekta Gamma Knife Radiosurgery: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pxikNfTbtzw Complete this form for your accredited digital badge: https://bit.ly/3GbtR1X.Links from podcast:Elekta: https://www.elekta.com/Elekta Gamma Knife Radiosurgery: https://www.elekta.com/patients/gamma-knife-treatment/Leksell Gamma Knife Lightening: https://www.elekta.com/products/stereotactic-radiosurgery/leksell-gamma-knife-lightning/The National Centre for Stereotactic Radiosurgery: https://www.gammaknife.org.uk/The National Centre for Stereotactic Radiosurgery Videos on how to prepare for treatment: https://www.gammaknife.org.uk/treatment/videosBrain Tumour Charity: https://www.thebraintumourcharity.org/brain-tumour-signs-symptoms/adult-brain-tumour-symptoms/Brain Tumours Macmillan Cancer Support: https://www.macmillan.org.uk/cancer-information-and-support/brain-tumourTherapeutic Role of Gamma Knife Stereotactic Radiosurgery in Neuro-Oncology (2020): https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7023953/Gamma Knife South Africa: https://www.gamma-knife.co.za/ Radiotherapy resources in Africa: an International Atomic Energy Agency update and analysis of projected needs (2021): https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8675892/ Radiotherapy infrastructure for brain metastasis treatment in Africa: practical guildelines for implementation of a stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) program (2023): https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12553-023-00799-3 Expanding radiotherapy access in Sub-Saharan Africa: an analysis of travel burdens and patient-related benefits of hypofractionation (2023): https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC10151787/ Dr. Sithembile Ngidi: https://multimedicsumhlanga.co.za/specialists/dr-sithembile-ngidi/ Dr. Mogwale Motebajane: https://www.mediclinic.co.za/en/corporate/doctors/9/dr-mogwale-samson-motebejane.htmlMediclinic Emfuleni: https://www.mediclinic.co.za/en/emfuleni/home.htmlMediclinic Vereeniging: https://www.mediclinic.co.za/en/vereeniging/home.htmlNon-Cancerous Conditions Links:The National Centre for Stereotactic Radiosurgery Other Conditions Treated: https://www.gammaknife.org.uk/conditions-treated/conditionsElekta case stud on bilateral thalamotomy with Leksell Gamma Knife for Essential Tremor: https://www.elekta.com/medical-affairs/case-studies/case-study-bilateral-thalamotomy-with-leksell-gamma-knife-for-essential-tremor/Gamma Knife radiosurgery for cerebral arteriovenous malformations: a systematic review and meta-analysis (2022): https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9160151/Gamma Knife Radiosurgery For Brain Vascular Malformations: Current Evidence And Future Tasks (2019): https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6874113/ Gamma Knife Radiosurgery for Trigeminal Neuralgia : Review and Update (2022): https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9452385/Please like and subscribe to Rad Chat on your podcast library.Our links:Link Tree:https://linktr.ee/radchat Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/RadChatPodcast/ Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/rad__chat/ LinkedIn:https://uk.linkedin.com/company/radtalk Tik Tok:https://www.tiktok.com/@rad_chat Twitter:https://twitter.com/rad__chat?lang=en YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@radchat2259Music and jingle credits: Dr. Ben Potts and Adam Cooke.
Elekta Neuro-Oncology Series #3: Dr. Matthew Foote - Radiosurgery in Australia
Apr 15 2024
Elekta Neuro-Oncology Series #3: Dr. Matthew Foote - Radiosurgery in Australia
**Trigger Warning**Naman Julka-Anderson and Jo McNamara catch up with Dr. Matthew Foote to discuss his career, introduction of Radiosurgery in Australia and health inequalities. To use this podcast as CPD, look at these reflection points: 1) read about the symptoms of a brain tumour: https://www.thebraintumourcharity.org/brain-tumour-signs-symptoms/adult-brain-tumour-symptoms/2) reflect on the experiences of people living with and beyond cancer Australia who need to travel long distances for radiotherapy.3) consider the benefits of single day treatments for people who need to travel for radiosurgery.4) watch this video on the Elekta Gamma Knife Radiosurgery: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pxikNfTbtzw Complete this form for your accredited digital badge: https://bit.ly/3GbtR1X.Links from podcast:Elekta: https://www.elekta.com/Elekta Gamma Knife Radiosurgery: https://www.elekta.com/patients/gamma-knife-treatment/Leksell Gamma Knife Lightening: https://www.elekta.com/products/stereotactic-radiosurgery/leksell-gamma-knife-lightning/The National Centre for Stereotactic Radiosurgery: https://www.gammaknife.org.uk/The National Centre for Stereotactic Radiosurgery Videos on how to prepare for treatment: https://www.gammaknife.org.uk/treatment/videosBrain Tumour Charity: https://www.thebraintumourcharity.org/brain-tumour-signs-symptoms/adult-brain-tumour-symptoms/Brain Tumours Macmillan Cancer Support: https://www.macmillan.org.uk/cancer-information-and-support/brain-tumourTherapeutic Role of Gamma Knife Stereotactic Radiosurgery in Neuro-Oncology (2020): https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7023953/Characterization and commissioning of a Leksell Gamma Knife ICON system for framed and frameless stereotactic radiosurgery (2022): https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/35064749/Icon Cancer Centre Australia: https://iconcancercentre.com.au/Dr. Matthew Foote: https://iconcancercentre.com.au/doctor/matthew-foote/Non-Cancerous Conditions Links:The National Centre for Stereotactic Radiosurgery Other Conditions Treated: https://www.gammaknife.org.uk/conditions-treated/conditionsElekta case stud on bilateral thalamotomy with Leksell Gamma Knife for Essential Tremor: https://www.elekta.com/medical-affairs/case-studies/case-study-bilateral-thalamotomy-with-leksell-gamma-knife-for-essential-tremor/Gamma Knife radiosurgery for cerebral arteriovenous malformations: a systematic review and meta-analysis (2022): https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9160151/Gamma Knife Radiosurgery For Brain Vascular Malformations: Current Evidence And Future Tasks (2019): https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6874113/ Gamma Knife Radiosurgery for Trigeminal Neuralgia: Review and Update (2022): https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9452385/Please like and subscribe to Rad Chat on your podcast library.Our links:Link Tree:https://linktr.ee/radchat Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/RadChatPodcast/ Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/rad__chat/ LinkedIn:https://uk.linkedin.com/company/radtalk Tik Tok:https://www.tiktok.com/@rad_chat Twitter:https://twitter.com/rad__chat?lang=en YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@radchat2259Music and jingle credits: Dr. Ben Potts and Adam Cooke.
GenesisCare Series #2: Sue Jansen van Rensburg - Radiotherapy Planning
Apr 12 2024
GenesisCare Series #2: Sue Jansen van Rensburg - Radiotherapy Planning
**Trigger Warning**Naman Julka-Anderson and Jo McNamara catch up with Sue Jansen van Rensburg about her career, how her role as an dosimetrist contributes to personalised care for patients having treatment at GenesisCare. To use this podcast as CPD, look at these reflection points: 1) reflect on the importance of personalised care for people undergoing radiotherapy.2) consider the implications of increased radiation dose to normal tissue.3) watch this video by GenesisCare on how radiotherapy works: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cEoQTBemyDY.Complete this form for your accredited digital badge: https://bit.ly/3GbtR1X.Links from podcast:GenesisCare: https://www.genesiscare.com/uk GenesisCare dosimetry and physics: https://www.genesiscare.com/uk/careers/dosimetry-and-physics-career-opportunitiesUK 2022 Consensus on Normal Tissue Dose-Volume Constraints for Oligometastatic, Primary Lung and Hepatocellular Carcinoma Stereotactic Ablative Radiotherapy: https://www.clinicaloncologyonline.net/article/S0936-6555(22)00094-2/abstractPlease like and subscribe to Rad Chat on your podcast library.Our links:Link Tree:https://linktr.ee/radchat Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/RadChatPodcast/ Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/rad__chat/ LinkedIn:https://uk.linkedin.com/company/radtalk Tik Tok:https://www.tiktok.com/@rad_chat Twitter:https://twitter.com/rad__chat?lang=en YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@radchat2259Music and jingle credits: Dr. Ben Potts and Adam Cooke.
Elekta Neuro-Oncology Series #2: Renay Joss - Therapeutic Radiographer Led Working in Radiosurgery
Apr 8 2024
Elekta Neuro-Oncology Series #2: Renay Joss - Therapeutic Radiographer Led Working in Radiosurgery
**Trigger Warning**Naman Julka-Anderson and Jo McNamara catch up with Renay Joss to discuss her incredible career, the introduction of gamma knife treatments and therapeutic radiographer led working. To use this podcast as CPD, look at these reflection points: 1) read about the symptoms of a brain tumour: https://www.thebraintumourcharity.org/brain-tumour-signs-symptoms/adult-brain-tumour-symptoms/2) reflect on the challenges patients face to access radiosurgery in the UK.3) consider the benefits of therapeutic radiographer led working for patients undergoing treatment.4) watch this video on the Elekta Gamma Knife Radiosurgery: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pxikNfTbtzw Complete this form for your accredited digital badge: https://bit.ly/3GbtR1X.Links from podcast:Elekta: https://www.elekta.com/Elekta Gamma Knife Radiosurgery: https://www.elekta.com/patients/gamma-knife-treatment/Leksell Gamma Knife Lightening: https://www.elekta.com/products/stereotactic-radiosurgery/leksell-gamma-knife-lightning/The National Centre for Stereotactic Radiosurgery: https://www.gammaknife.org.uk/The National Centre for Stereotactic Radiosurgery Videos on how to prepare for treatment: https://www.gammaknife.org.uk/treatment/videosBrain Tumour Charity: https://www.thebraintumourcharity.org/brain-tumour-signs-symptoms/adult-brain-tumour-symptoms/Brain Tumours Macmillan Cancer Support: https://www.macmillan.org.uk/cancer-information-and-support/brain-tumourTherapeutic Role of Gamma Knife Stereotactic Radiosurgery in Neuro-Oncology (2020): https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7023953/Genesis Care: https://www.genesiscare.com/ukGenesis Care Gamma Knife Radiosurgery: https://www.genesiscare.com/uk/treatment/radiotherapy/gamma-knife-radiosurgery-for-brain-tumoursNon-Cancerous Conditions Links:The National Centre for Stereotactic Radiosurgery Other Conditions Treated: https://www.gammaknife.org.uk/conditions-treated/conditionsElekta case stud on bilateral thalamotomy with Leksell Gamma Knife for Essential Tremor: https://www.elekta.com/medical-affairs/case-studies/case-study-bilateral-thalamotomy-with-leksell-gamma-knife-for-essential-tremor/Gamma Knife radiosurgery for cerebral arteriovenous malformations: a systematic review and meta-analysis (2022): https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9160151/Gamma Knife Radiosurgery For Brain Vascular Malformations: Current Evidence And Future Tasks (2019): https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6874113/Gamma Knife Radiosurgery for Trigeminal Neuralgia : Review and Update (2022): https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9452385/Please like and subscribe to Rad Chat on your podcast library.Our links:Link Tree:https://linktr.ee/radchat Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/RadChatPodcast/ Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/rad__chat/ LinkedIn:https://uk.linkedin.com/company/radtalk Tik Tok:https://www.tiktok.com/@rad_chat Twitter:https://twitter.com/rad__chat?lang=en YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@radchat2259Music and jingle credits: Dr. Ben Potts and Adam Cooke.
E125: Dr. Alison Berner - Gender Identity Clinic
Apr 5 2024
E125: Dr. Alison Berner - Gender Identity Clinic
**Trigger Warning**Naman Julka-Anderson and Jo McNamara catch up with Dr. Alison Berner as part of the Equity, Diversity and Inclusion series (part 10).Discussion about discussing her career, her gender identity clinic work and PhD research. To use this podcast as CPD, look at these reflection points: 1) reflect on the healthcare experience of trans people.2) read this journal article by Dr. Alison Berner: attitudes of transgender men and non-binary people to cervical screening: a cross-sectional mixed-methods study in the UK: https://bjgp.org/content/71/709/e6143) read and understand the gender construction kit: https://genderkit.org.uk/ Complete this form for your accredited digital badge: https://bit.ly/3GbtR1X.Links from podcast: UK Cancer and Transition Service (UCATS): https://www.themedicalcentreislington.co.uk/2023/10/26/uk-cancer-and-transition-service-ucats/Trans plus UK Cancer and Transition Service (UCATS): https://www.wearetransplus.co.uk/uk-cancer-and-transition-service/NHS Gender Dysphoria Clinic Finder: https://www.nhs.uk/nhs-services/how-to-find-an-nhs-gender-identity-clinic/Gender Construction Kit: https://genderkit.org.uk/ Transgender Health Journal: https://home.liebertpub.com/publications/transgender-health/634Trans Actual Information for Trans People: https://transactual.org.uk/healthcare-trans/Royal College of General Practitioners: https://www.rcgp.org.uk/representing-you/policy-areas/transgender-careNHS England Gender Services Clinical Programme Commissioning: https://www.england.nhs.uk/commissioning/spec-services/npc-crg/gender-dysphoria-clinical-programme/HumanPapillomavirus (HPV): https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/human-papilloma-virus-hpv/Cervical Screening for Trans Men and/or Non-Binary People: https://www.jostrust.org.uk/information/cervical-screening/trans-non-binaryPerson-centered cancer genetic counseling for transgender and gender diverse patients: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/B9780323885348000080?via%3DihubOUTpatients Charity: https://outpatients.org.uk/Queering Cancer Charity: https://queeringcancer.ca/Macmillan Cancer Support Charity Transgender and Non-Binary Experience: https://www.macmillan.org.uk/cancer-information-and-support/impacts-of-cancer/transgenderMacmillan Cancer Support Charity Genomics Toolkit: https://www.macmillan.org.uk/healthcare-professionals/innovation-in-cancer-care/genomics-toolkitDr. Alison Berner Research Articles on Research Gate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Alison-BernerPlease like and subscribe to Rad Chat on your podcast library.Our links:Link Tree:https://linktr.ee/radchat Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/RadChatPodcast/ Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/rad__chat/ LinkedIn:https://uk.linkedin.com/company/radtalk Tik Tok:https://www.tiktok.com/@rad_chat Twitter:https://twitter.com/rad__chat?lang=en YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@radchat2259Music and jingle credits: Dr. Ben Potts and Adam Cooke.
Elekta Neuro-Oncology Series #1: Katie Hunt and Esther Buckland - Physics and Patient Experience of Radiosurgery
Apr 2 2024
Elekta Neuro-Oncology Series #1: Katie Hunt and Esther Buckland - Physics and Patient Experience of Radiosurgery
**Trigger Warning**Naman Julka-Anderson and Jo McNamara catch up with Katie Hunt and Esther Buckland to discuss their careers, the National Centre for Stereotactic Radiosurgery, physics behind radiosurgery and the patient experience of the workflow. To use this podcast as CPD, look at these reflection points: 1) read about the symptoms of a brain tumour: https://www.thebraintumourcharity.org/brain-tumour-signs-symptoms/adult-brain-tumour-symptoms/2) reflect on the importance of individualised treatment pathways to ensure we meet the NHS commitment to personalised cancer care. 3) watch the videos by the National Centre for Stereotactic Radiosurgery on the patient experience: https://www.gammaknife.org.uk/treatment/videos4) watch this video on the Elekta Gamma Knife Radiosurgery: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pxikNfTbtzw Complete this form for your accredited digital badge: https://bit.ly/3GbtR1X.Links from podcast:Elekta: https://www.elekta.com/Elekta Gamma Knife Radiosurgery: https://www.elekta.com/patients/gamma-knife-treatment/Leksell Gamma Knife Lightening: https://www.elekta.com/products/stereotactic-radiosurgery/leksell-gamma-knife-lightning/The National Centre for Stereotactic Radiosurgery: https://www.gammaknife.org.uk/The National Centre for Stereotactic Radiosurgery Videos on how to prepare for treatment: https://www.gammaknife.org.uk/treatment/videosBrain Tumour Charity: https://www.thebraintumourcharity.org/brain-tumour-signs-symptoms/adult-brain-tumour-symptoms/Brain Tumours Macmillan Cancer Support: https://www.macmillan.org.uk/cancer-information-and-support/brain-tumourTherapeutic Role of Gamma Knife Stereotactic Radiosurgery in Neuro-Oncology (2020): https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7023953/Characterization and commissioning of a Leksell Gamma Knife ICON system for framed and frameless stereotactic radiosurgery (2022): https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/35064749/Non-Cancerous Conditions Links:The National Centre for Stereotactic Radiosurgery Other Conditions Treated: https://www.gammaknife.org.uk/conditions-treated/conditionsElekta case stud on bilateral thalamotomy with Leksell Gamma Knife for Essential Tremor: https://www.elekta.com/medical-affairs/case-studies/case-study-bilateral-thalamotomy-with-leksell-gamma-knife-for-essential-tremor/Gamma Knife radiosurgery for cerebral arteriovenous malformations: a systematic review and meta-analysis (2022): https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9160151/Gamma Knife Radiosurgery For Brain Vascular Malformations: Current Evidence And Future Tasks (2019): https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6874113/Gamma Knife Radiosurgery for Trigeminal Neuralgia: Review and Update (2022): https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9452385/Please like and subscribe to Rad Chat on your podcast library.Our links:Link Tree:https://linktr.ee/radchat Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/RadChatPodcast/ Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/rad__chat/ LinkedIn:https://uk.linkedin.com/company/radtalk Tik Tok:https://www.tiktok.com/@rad_chat Twitter:https://twitter.com/rad__chat?lang=en YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@radchat2259Music and jingle credits: Dr. Ben Potts and Adam Cooke.
GenesisCare Series #1: Richard Baker - Maintaining Cutting Edge Medical Equipment
Mar 15 2024
GenesisCare Series #1: Richard Baker - Maintaining Cutting Edge Medical Equipment
**Trigger Warning**Naman Julka-Anderson and Jo McNamara catch up with Richard Baker about his career, how his role as an engineer contributes to personalised care for patients having treatment at Genesis Care. To use this podcast as CPD, look at these reflection points: 1) reflect on the importance of maintaining medical equipment.2) consider ways to support recruitment and attrition of engineers.3) watch this video by Genesis Care on how radiotherapy works: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cEoQTBemyDY.Complete this form for your accredited digital badge: https://bit.ly/3GbtR1X.Links from podcast:Genesis Care: https://www.genesiscare.com/uk Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine (IPEM): https://www.ipem.ac.uk/ Radiotherapy Physics Careers: https://www.healthcareers.nhs.uk/explore-roles/healthcare-science/roles-healthcare-science/physical-sciences-and-biomedical-engineering/radiotherapy-physics/radiotherapy-physics NHS Radiotherapy Engineering Apprenticeship Example: https://www.iop.org/careers-physics/your-future-with-physics/apprentice/george-stewart#gref  STEM Ambassadors: https://www.stem.org.uk/stem-ambassadorsPlease like and subscribe to Rad Chat on your podcast library.Our links:Link Tree:https://linktr.ee/radchat Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/RadChatPodcast/ Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/rad__chat/ LinkedIn:https://uk.linkedin.com/company/radtalk Tik Tok:https://www.tiktok.com/@rad_chat Twitter:https://twitter.com/rad__chat?lang=en YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@radchat2259Music and jingle credits: Dr. Ben Potts and Adam Cooke.
E122: Kat Tunnicliffe - Perci Health & Exercise Oncology Physiotherapy
Mar 11 2024
E122: Kat Tunnicliffe - Perci Health & Exercise Oncology Physiotherapy
Naman Julka-Anderson and Jo McNamara catch up with Kat Tunnicliffe as part of the Education and Workforce Development series (part 46).Discussion about Kat’s career, importance of physiotherapy for people living with and beyond cancer undergoing radiotherapy treatment and Perci Health. To use this podcast as CPD, look at these reflection points: 1) what considerations are taken in your department for physiotherapy referral before radiotherapy? 2) consider how you can incorporate evidence based practice on maintaining normal function of areas affected by surgery into your practice?3) read these resources: https://www.selca.nhs.uk/professionals/latest-guidance-and-resources/physical-activity.Complete this form for your accredited digital badge: https://bit.ly/3GbtR1X.Links from podcast:Perci Health: https://www.percihealth.com/South East London Cancer Alliance Top Tips on Physical Activity & Cancer: https://www.selca.nhs.uk/professionals/latest-guidance-and-resources/physical-activity Chartered Society of Physiotherapy Cancer: https://www.csp.org.uk/conditions/cancerTrekstock Cancer Charity exercise and cancer: https://www.trekstock.com/exercise-cancer Move charity: https://movecharity.org/ 5K Your Way: https://movecharity.org/5k-your-way-1Couch to fitness: https://couchtofitness.com/ Couch to 5K: https://www.nhs.uk/live-well/exercise/running-and-aerobic-exercises/get-running-with-couch-to-5k/ Please like and subscribe to Rad Chat on your podcast library.Our links:Link Tree:https://linktr.ee/radchat Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/RadChatPodcast/ Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/rad__chat/ LinkedIn:https://uk.linkedin.com/company/radtalk Tik Tok:https://www.tiktok.com/@rad_chat Twitter:https://twitter.com/rad__chat?lang=en YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@radchat2259Music and jingle credits: Dr. Ben Potts and Adam Cooke.
E121: Nicola Nuttall - Be More Laura Foundation
Mar 4 2024
E121: Nicola Nuttall - Be More Laura Foundation
**Trigger Warning**Naman Julka-Anderson and Jo McNamara catch up with Nicola Nuttall as part of the Living With and Beyond Cancer Series (part 33).Discussion about Laura Nuttall’s diagnosis and treatment, Nicola’s campaigning and the Be More Laura foundation. To use this podcast as CPD, look at these reflection points: 1. read about the signs and symptoms of a brain tumour: https://www.thebraintumourcharity.org/brain-tumour-signs-symptoms/reflect on Nicola’s experience as a parent while Laura was diagnosed and had treatment.3. consider how you could support someone who during grief and bereavement.Complete this form for your accredited digital badge: https://bit.ly/3GbtR1X.Links from podcast:Be More Laura: https://www.bemorelaura.com/Our Brain Bank: https://www.ourbrainbank.org/use-your-brains/Brain Tumour Charity: https://www.thebraintumourcharity.org/Brain Tumours Macmillan Cancer Support: https://www.macmillan.org.uk/cancer-information-and-support/brain-tumourTeenage Cancer Trust: https://www.teenagecancertrust.org/Mind Charity - Grief: https://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/guides-to-support-and-services/bereavement/experiences-of-grief/Child Bereavement UK: https://www.childbereavementuk.org/Make A Wish Foundation UK: https://www.make-a-wish.org.uk/ Please like and subscribe to Rad Chat on your podcast library.Our links:Link Tree:https://linktr.ee/radchat Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/RadChatPodcast/ Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/rad__chat/ LinkedIn:https://uk.linkedin.com/company/radtalk Tik Tok:https://www.tiktok.com/@rad_chat Twitter:https://twitter.com/rad__chat?lang=en YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@radchat2259Music and jingle credits: Dr. Ben Potts and Adam Cooke.