Sylvia van Dyk is the Charge Brachytherapist at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre. Sylvia has a Diploma of Medical Radiations, a Graduate Diploma in Education, a Graduate Certificate in Medical Sonography and a PhD. Her thesis investigated the use of ultrasound to guide brachytherapy for women with locally advanced cervix cancer. Sylvia has a keen interest in advancing the use of ultrasound for image guidance and planning in brachytherapy for both cervix and prostate cancer. She also has a strong interest in educating and training radiation therapists to use ultrasound successfully.