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Heidi is a professor of radiotherapy and oncology and specialises in treatment for breast cancer. Her current research is looking at ways to improve the accuracy and reproducibility of breast irradiation whilst making sure the patient experience is as positive as possible. She also has an interest in developing resilience in the radiotherapy workforce in order to avoid emotional exhaustion (known as burnout).


  • Radiotherapy for Breast Cancer
  • Burnout in radiotherapy workforce
  • Developing resilience in the radiotherapy workforce

Recent coverage:

BBC Look North [December 2016]
SuPPORT 4 All project [watch from 10:50]

Daily Mail [October 2016]
New breast cancer bra retains dignity and improves accuracy of radiotherapy

Dr Heidi Probst
Dr Heidi Probst

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