Emilie Soisson

Associate Member

Medical Physics Unit, McGill University

Other appointments:

Assistant Professor, Department of Oncology

Clinical Physicist, Medical Physics Department, McGill University Health Centre


Cedars Cancer Centre, Medical Physics, DS1.7141
McGill University Health Centre - Glen Site
1001 boul. Décarie
Montréal, QC H4A 3J1


(514)934-1934 ext. 44152


emilie.soisson [at] mcgill.ca



Certification & honors


Clinical research:

Stereotactic, tomotherapy, Monte Carlo, image guidance (IGRT).

Research focus:

My research is focused on improving dosimetric and localization accuracy in intra -and extra-cranial radiosurgery.

Key publications:

A. Alexander, E.T. Soisson, F. DeBlois, J. Seuntjens, Dynamic aperture optimization for FLEC-based MERT and mixed beam radiotherapy, Med. Phys.  39, 4820-4831 (2012).

E. Chung, E.T. Soisson, J. Seuntjens, Dose homogeneity specification for reference dosimetry of nonstandard fields, Med. Phys. 39, 407-414 (2012).

A. Alexander, E.T. Soisson, T. Hijal, A. Sarfehnia, J. Sentjens, Comparison of modulated electron radiotherapy to conventional electron boost irradiation and volumetric modulated photon arc therapy for treatment of tumour bed boost in breast cancer, Radiother. Oncol. 100, 253-258 (2011).

L.K. Schubert, V. Gondi, E. Sengbusch, D.C. Westerly, E.T. Soisson, B.R. Paliwal, T.R. Mackie, M.P. Mehta, R.R. Patel, W.A. Tomé, G.M. Cannon, Dosimetric comparison of left-sided whole breast irradiation with 3DCRT, forward-planned IMRT, inverse-planned IMRT, helical tomotherapy, and tomotherapy, Radiother. Oncol. 100, 241-246 (2011).

B. Kim, E.T. Soisson, C. Duma, P. Chen, R. Hafer, C. Cox, J. Cubelis, A. Minion, M. Plunkett, R. Mackintosh, Treatment of recurrent high-grade gliomas with hypofractionated stereotactic image-guided helical tomotherapy, Clin. J. Neurol. Neurosurg. 113, 509-512 (2011).

E.T. Soisson, N. Hardcastle, W.A. Tomé, Quality assurance of an image guided intracranial sereotactic positioning system for radiosurgery treatment with helical tomotherapy, J. Neuro-Oncol.  98, 277-285 (2010).

E.T. Soisson, M.P. Mehta, W.A. Tomé, A comparison of helical tomotherapy to circular collimator based linear-accelerator radiosurgery for the treatment of brain metastases, Am. J. Clin. Oncol. 34, 388-394 (2011).

E.T. Soisson, T. Kammeyer, P. Hoban, D.C. Westerly, J. Kapatoes, W.A. Tomé, A technique for stereotactic radiosurgery treatment planning using tomotherapy, Med. Dosim. 36, 46-56 (2011).


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