Radiation Oncologist, Associate Professor, Department of Oncology, University of Alberta
Dr. Brita Danielson is a Radiation Oncologist at the Cross Cancer Institute in Edmonton, Associate Professor in the Department of Oncology, and Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Surgery at the University of Alberta.
Dr. Danielson completed medical school at the University of Saskatchewan, and then undertook a Radiation Oncology residency at the University of Alberta. After residency, she completed a fellowship in Health Services Research, jointly supervised by Queens University and the University of Alberta.
She is the leader of the Alberta Genitourinary Tumor Team, and the head of the Radiation Oncology Genitourinary Tumor Group at the Cross Cancer Institute. She is also a member of the Breast Tumor Group.
Dr. Danielson’s research interests include accessibility and quality of care, palliative radiotherapy, and quality of life. She recently helped establish the Edmonton Prostate Interdisciplinary Cancer Clinic (EPICC), a collaboration between Radiation Oncology, Medical Oncology, and Urology, which provides care to patients with advanced prostate cancer.
Danielson B, So A, Chi K. Multidisciplinary Approach to Managing Bone Health in Prostate Cancer. Canadian Urologic Association, 2016. https://www.cua.org/en/members
Low S, Danielson B, Beaumont C, Watanabe S, Courneya K. Physical Activity Interests and Preferences of Cancer Patients with Brain Metastases: A Cross-Sectional Survey. BMC Palliative Care 2016 (accepted)
Daoud A, Hudson M, Magnus K, Huang F, Danielson B, Venner P, Saluja R, LeGuerrier B, Daly H, Emmenegger U, Fairchild Avascular Necrosis of the Femoral Head After Palliative Radiotherapy in Metastatic Prostate Cancer: Absence of a Dose Threshold? Cureus 2016;8(3): e521. DOI 10.7759/cureus.521
Amanie J, Hans-Sonke J, Wuest M, Field C, Pervez N, Murtha A, Usmani N, Yee D, Danielson B, Patel S, Macewan R, Robinson D, Wilson J, Lewis D, Parliament P, McEwan A. 11C Choline PET/CT guided simultaneous integrated boost to dominant intraprostatic lesions using intensity modulated radiation therapy with helical tomotherapy technique for dose escalation. Journal of Radiation Oncology 2015. 10.1007/s13566-014-0176-1 [Epub ahead of print]
Szeto DA, Cheon P, Zhang L, Pulenzas N, Kerba M, Foro P, Danielson B, Lam K, Lechner B, Chow E. Social determinants of quality of life in advanced cancer patients with brain metastases undergoing palliative radiotherapy. Journal of Pain Management 2015;8(3) [Epub ahead of print]
Wong E, Zhang L, Clemons M, Kerba M, Foro P, Danielson B, Tsao M, Bedard G, Thavarajah N, Cheon P, Danjoux C, Pulenzas N, Chow E. Minimal Clinically Important Differences in the EORTC QLQ-BN20 in Patients with Brain Metastases. Supportive Care in Cancer, 2015;12(9):2731-37.
Lowe S, Danielson B, Beaumont C, Watanabe SM, Baracos VE, Courneya KS. Correlates of objectively-measured sedentary behavior in advanced cancer patients with brain metastases: an application of the theory of planned behavior. Psycho-oncology, 2014;doi: 10.1002/pon.3641. [Epub ahead of print]
Lowe S, Danielson B, Beaumont C, Watanabe S, Baracos VE, Courneya K. Associations between objectively measured physical activity and quality of life in cancer patients with brain metastases. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management 2014;48(3):322-332.
Fairchild A, Debenham B, Danielson B, Huang F, Ghosh S. Comparative Multidisciplinary Prediction of Survival in Patients with Advanced Cancer. Supportive Care in Cancer 2014; 22(3):611-617.
Brundage M, Danielson B, Pearcey R, Bass B, Pickles T, Bahary JP, Peng Y, Wallace D, Mackillop W. A criterion-based audit of the technical quality of external beam radiotherapy for prostate cancer. Radiotherapy and Oncology 2013;107(3):339-345.
Jastaniyah N, Sloboda R, Kamal W, Moore H, Ghosh W, Pervez N, Pedersen J, Yee D, Danielson B, Murtha A, Amanie J, Usmanni, N. Regional treatment margins for prostate brachytherapy. Brachytherapy 2013;12(6):596-602.
Amanie J, Jans HS, Wuest M, Pervez N, Murtha A, Usmani N, Yee D, Pearcey R, Danielson B, Patel S, Macewan R, Field C, Robinson D, Wilson J, Lewis D, Parliament M, McEwan AJ. Analysis of intraprostatic therapeutic effects in prostate cancer patients using 11c choline PET/CT after external-beam radiation therapy. Current Oncology 2013;20(2): 104-110.