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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). She was recently named as one of the 'Nation's Lifesavers' by Universities UK for her research.


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

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Dr Heidi Probst

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