Dr. Ferreira has clinical interests in Brachytherapy treatments for skin, uveal melanomas, and brain tumors. She has a special interest in developing personalized radiation therapy approaches to cancer treatment. Most recently, she was part of a multi-disciplinary team who was the first in the U.S. to offer the clinical use of GammaTile brachytherapy outside of a clinical trial. Her research focuses on finding solutions to improve Brachytherapy treatments and to find treatments that have the potential to improve clinical outcomes.Dr. Ferreira is an Assistant Professor and Medical Physicist in the Department of Radiation Oncology. She received her Doctoral degree in Medical Physics from East Carolina University, and completed her residency training at the University of Oklahoma. In addition to lecturing graduate students and radiation oncology medical residents, Dr. Ferreira provides mentoring to students who want to gain experience both in the clinical and scientific realms.
Eye Plaque Brachytherapy GammaTile Permanent Brachytherapy for brain tumors Superficial Brachytherapy for skin cancer MRI guided Brachytherapy Customized high-dose-rate Brachytherapy devices
Dr. Ferreira is specialized in Brachytherapy treatments for skin cancer, ocular melanoma, and brain tumors. She has a special interest in developing personalized radiation therapy approaches to cancer treatment with external beam radiation, Gamma Knife stereotactic radiosurgery, and brachytherapy modalities. Her research focuses on finding solutions to improve Brachytherapy treatments and to find treatments that have the potential to improve clinical outcomes.
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AddressDepartment of Radiation Oncology, Mail Code 494
420 Delaware St. S.E
Minneapolis, MN 55455