Russell Ruo

Affiliate Member

Medical Physics Unit, McGill University

Other appointments:

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 x44159


russell.ruo [at]


MSc (McGill '01)

Research focus:

Clinical research: Clinical applications of SRS, SBRT/SABR, IMRT, IGRT.

Key Publications:

M.C. Bloemers, L. Portelance, R. Ruo, W. Parker, L. Souhami, A dosimetric evaluation of dose escalation for the radical treatment of locally advanced vulvar cancer by intensity-modulated radiation therapy, Med. Dosim. 37(3), 310-3 (2012). doi: 10.1016/j.meddos.2011.11.005. Epub 2012 Feb 7.

R. Al-Wassia, A. Dal Pra, K. Shun, A. Shaban, C. Corriveau, C. Edelstein, J. Deschenes, R. Ruo, H. Patrocinio, F.L. 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. 15;81(4), e455-62 (2011). doi: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2011.05.012. Epub 2011 Jun 25.

M.N. Anjum, W. Parker, R. Ruo, I. Aldahlawi, M. Afzal, Med. Dosim. 35(4), 274-279 (2010). doi: 10.1016/j.meddos.2009.09.001. Epub 2009 Oct 12.

M.N. Anjum, W. Parker, R. Ruo, M. Afzal, Evaluation criteria for film-based intensity modulated radiation therapy quality, Phys Med. 26(1), 38-43 (2010). doi: 10.1016/j.ejmp.2009.06.002. Epub 2009 Jul 19.

H. Elhateer, T. Muanza, D. Roberge, R. Ruo, E. Eldebawy, C. Lambert, H. Patrocinio, G. Shenouda, L. Souhami, Fractionated stereotactic radiotherapy in the treatment of pituitary macrodenomas, Curr. Oncol. 15(6), 286-292 (2008).

D. Roberge, R. Ruo, L. Souhami, Killing two birds with one stone: A dosimetric study of dual target radiosurgery using a single isocenter, Technol. Cancer Res. Treat. 5(6), 613-617 (2006).

P. Okunieff, M.C. Schell, R. Ruo, E.R. Hale, W.G. O'Dell, W. Pilcher, Long-term management of patients with multiple brain metastases after shaped beam radiosurgery, J. Neurosurg. 101(3), 406-412 (2004). Review.


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