Horacio Patrocinio

Associate Member

Medical Physics Unit, McGill University

Other appointments:

Assistant Professor, Department of Oncology

Clinical Physicist, Department of Medical Physics, 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 x45387


horacio.patrocinio [at] mcgill.ca



Research focus:

Stereotactic radiosurgery, image-guided stereotactic body radiation therapy, motion and margin assessment in radiotherapy, image-guided brachytherapy.
Clinical research: Stereotactic radiosurgery and radiotherapy, image-guided radiation therapy, brachytherapy.

Key Publications:

F. Cury, M. Duclos, A. Aprikian, H. Patrocinio, W. Kassouf, G. Shenouda, S. Faria, M. David, L. Souhami, Single-fraction high dose rate brachytherapy and hypofractionated external beam radiation therapy in the treatment of intermediate-risk prostate cancer: Long term results, Int. J. Radiat. Oncol. Biol Phys. 82(4), 1417-1423 (2012).

R. Al-Wassia, A. Dal Pra, K. Shun, A. Shaban, C. Corriveau, C. Edelstein, J. Deschenes, R. Ruo, H. Patrocinio, F. Cury, F. DeBlois, G. Shenouda, Stereotactic fractionated radiotherapy in the treatment of juxtapapillary choroidal melanoma: The McGill University experience, Int. J. Radiat. Oncol. Biol. Phys. 81(4), e455-e462 (2011).

S. Faria, L. Souhami, H. Patrocinio, B. Joshua, M. Duclos, M. David, F. Cury, G. Shenouda, Searching for optimal dose-volume constraints to reduce rectal toxicity after hypofractionated radiotherapy for prostate cancer, Clin. Oncol. 22(10), 810-817 (2010).

E. Eldebawy, H. Patrocinio, M.D.C. Evans, R. Hashem, S. Nelson, R. Sidi, C.R. Freeman, Stereotactic radiotherapy as an alternative to plaque brachytherapy in retinoblastoma, Ped. Blood & Cancer 55(6), 1210-1212 (2010).

F. Cury, M. Duclos, A. Aprikian, H. Patrocinio, L. Souhami, Prostate gland edema after single-fraction high-dose rate brachytherapy before external beam radiation therapy, Brachytherapy 9(3), 208-212 (2010).

H. Elhateer, T. Muanza, R. Ruo, E. Eldebawy, C. Lambert, H. Patrocinio, G. Shenouda, L. Souhami, Fractionated stereotactic radiotherapy in the treatment of pituitary macroadenomas, Curr. Oncol. 15(6), 32-38 (2008).


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