Dr. Shira Felder, MD, is a leading physician at the Radiation Oncology Department in the Cancer Center and the head of the Gynecologic-Oncology service there. Dr. Felder completed her medical education at Hadassah medical school in Jerusalem, and a clinical-research fellowship in the field of radiotherapy and brachytherapy for gynecologic tumors at the Princess Margaret Cancer Center, Toronto, Canada.
Dr. Felder’s clinical interests include gynecologic tumors (cervix uteri, uterus, vagina, vulva and ovarian cancers), brachytherapy, and urinary tract tumors (prostate, bladder and kidney cancers). She is a well-known specialist in all forms of brachytherapy (“internal radiation”) for gynecologic tumors, including intra-cavitary, intravaginal and interstitial brachytherapy.
Dr. Felder is involved in clinical trials focusing on improving outcomes and toxicity of treatments for patients with gynecologic tumors.
Dr Felder is the professional director of the national CME course for residents at the Israeli School of Radiotherapy.
- Head of the Gynecology Oncology service at the Radiation Oncology Department, Sheba Medical Center
- Senior Physician, Radiation Oncology Division at the Cancer center
- Membership in Professional organizations: Israeli Medical Organization- oncology division, Israeli Society of Gynecologic Oncology, European Society for Radiotherapy & Oncology (ESTRO), College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO), Canadian Medical Association (CMA).
Conditions and treatment
- Brachytherapy of female gynecologic tumors
- Intensity-Modulated Radiotherapy (IMRT) & VMAT
- Stereotactic Body Radiosurgery (SBRT)
- radiation oncology
- gynecologic tumors
- cervix uteri cancer
- uterus cancer
- vagina cancer
- vulva cancer
- ovarian cancer
- urinary tract tumors
- prostate cancer
- bladder cancer
- kidney cancer
Education and Training
- Graduate of the Hebrew University in Jerusalem (Hadassah Medical School), Israel.
- Residency in Radiation Oncology, Sheba Medical Center, Israel.
- Fellowship at Radiation Medicine Program, University of Toronto, Princess Margaret Cancer Center, Toronto, Canada.
- Radiation Oncology
- Brachytherapy patient safety events in an academic radiation medicine program.
- Stereotactic Ablative Body Radiation for Stage I Lung Cancer in Israel: A Retrospective Single-Center Report.
- Effect of treatment delay on survival in patients with cervical cancer: a historical cohort study.
- Vitamin D deficiency in oncology patients–an ignored condition: impact on hypocalcemia and quality of life.
- All publications