Carla Perna specialises in urological cancers and has a particular interest in prostate and testicular cancers.
Training and Appointment
Dr Perna qualified in 2009 in Italy. She trained as a Radiation Oncologist and spent two years doing research in pelvic radiotherapy at the University College of London Hospital.
With her team, she performs 400 prostate brachytherapy cases a year using both low-dose-rate and high-dose-rate techniques.
Dr Perna 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).