Motorcycle Ride for Dad grant funding for electromagnetic catheter tracking in prostate brachytherapy

The Prostate Cancer Fight Foundation "Motorcycle Ride For Dad" awarded funding for the project Electromagnetic catheter tracking in transrectal ultrasound-guided high dose rate brachytherapy of prostate cancer. These funds were raised by the volunteers of the Kingston-Quinte chapter of the Motorcycle Ride For Dad.

Principal investigator of the grant is Dr. Joshi Chandra, Cancer Centre of Southeastern Ontario, Kingston General Hospital. The PerkLab will collaborate on developing the software and navigation system required for the acquisition of images and catheter trajectories.