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Dr Carla Perna

Clinical oncology

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Last updated: 12 Nov 2020

About me

Dr Carla Perna qualified in 2009 in Italy, she trained as Radiation Oncologist and spent 2 years doing research in pelvic radiotherapy at the University College of London Hospital. She has been appointed as Consultant Clinical Oncologist at the Royal Surrey County Hospital in Guildford, and Frimley Park Hospital in Camberley. She specialises in urological cancers with a particular interest in prostate and testicular cancers.
With her team, she performs 400 prostate brachytherapy cases a year using both Low- dose-rate and High-dose-rate technique.
Carla is heavily involved in research, having been the Principal Investigator for most of the urological trials, including those using the newest radiotherapy techniques with hypo fractionation and stereotactic radiotherapy using MRI Linac and SpaceOAR, systemic treatment including immunotherapy for prostate cancer and Theranostic (Lutetium PSMA for metastatic prostate cancer).

Areas of interest

Prostate cancer; Testicular cancer; Urology; Uro-Oncology; Chemotherapy; Radiotherapy; Brachytherapy; Metastatic prostate cancer; Theranostics; PSMA Lutetium; Hypo-fractionation radiotherapy; Stereotactic radiotherapy; MRI Linac; HDR Brachytherapy; LDR Brachytherapy; SpaceOAR; Immunotherapy; Systemic treatments.

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Procedures completed

  • X0004

    Clinical supervision and planning for delivery of chemotherapy cycle 1 - 28 days - (5-50)

    GenesisCare, Guilford (1-5)

  • X6581

    Clinical supervision of the delivery of a single fraction of radiotherapy - (5-50)

    GenesisCare, Guilford (5-50)

  • X0007

    Clinical supervision of external beam radiotherapy, up to and including 15 fractions or part thereof - (5-50)

    GenesisCare, Guilford (5-50)

  • X6772

    Preparation for complex radiotherapy with Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy (IMRT) - (5-50)

    GenesisCare, Guilford (5-50)

  • BT212

    Insertion of low dose radioactive agent (brachytherapy) into prostate tumour - (5-50)

  • X0008

    Clinical supervision of external beam radiotherapy, for 16 or up to and including 30 fractions - (5-50)

    GenesisCare, Guilford (5-50)

  • A1080

    Stereotactic radiotherapy (SRT), second to fifth sessions, including adjustments, using Cyberknife or similar SRT technology - (1-5)

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