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Published Research

A large body of research has been produced by scientists working for or funded by Cancer Care Ontario. Much of the research has been published in peer-reviewed scientific journals.

For a list of research from across CCO, including articles about chronic kidney disease and other health related topics, visit PubMed.

Featured Cancer Research Articles

Alibhai SMH, Ritvo P, Santa Mina D, Sabiston C, Krahn M, Tomlinson G, Matthew A, Lukka H, Warde P, Durbano S, O'Neill M, Culos-Reed SN. Protocol for a phase III RCT and economic analysis of two exercise delivery methods in men with PC on ADT. BMC Cancer. 2018 Oct 23;18(1):1031. doi: 10.1186/s12885-018-4937-x. PubMed PMID: 30352568; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6199786.

Brundage MD, Barbera L, McCallum F, Howell DM. A pilot evaluation of the expanded prostate cancer index composite for clinical practice (EPIC-CP) tool in Ontario. Qual Life Res. 2018 Oct 31. doi: 10.1007/s11136-018-2034-x. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30382479.

Buchman S, Evans JM, Mackinnon M, Gradin S, Wright FC. Bridging silos: Delivering integrated care to patients with cancer in Ontario, Canada. Psychooncology. 2018 Dec;27(12):2673-2676. doi: 10.1002/pon.4858. Epub 2018 Sep 6. PubMed PMID: 30187984.

Chang VC, Cotterchio M, Boucher BA, Jenkins DJA, Mirea L, McCann SE, Thompson  LU. Effect of Dietary Flaxseed Intake on Circulating Sex Hormone Levels among Postmenopausal Women: A Randomized Controlled Intervention Trial. Nutr Cancer. 2018 Oct 30:1-14. doi: 10.1080/01635581.2018.1516789. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30375890.

Cheung MC, Tinmouth J, Austin PC, Fischer HD, Fung K, Singh S. Screening for a new primary cancer in patients with existing metastatic cancer: a retrospective cohort study. CMAJ Open. 2018 Nov 7;6(4):E538-E543. doi: 10.9778/cmajo.20180045. Print 2018 Oct-Dec. PubMed PMID: 30404788.

Elit L, Fyles A, Gu S, Pond G, D'Souza D, Samant R, Anthes M, Thomas G, Filion M, Arsenault J, Dayes I, Whelan T, Gulenchyn K, Metser U, Dhamanaskar K, Leveine M. Effect of Positron Emission Tomography Imaging in Women With Locally Advanced Cervical Cancer: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Netw Open. 2018;1(5):e182081. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2018.2081

Glicksman R, Ang M, Murray E, Simniceanu C, Lockhart E, Gilbert J, Gutierrez E, Warde P. Improving Quality of Radiotherapy Care across Ontario Using a Community of Practice Approach. Pract Radiat Oncol. 2018 Nov 14. pii: S1879-8500(18)30319-9. doi: 10.1016/j.prro.2018.10.017. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30447404.

Jackson R, Wang L, Jembere N, Murphy J, Kupets R. Why Do Women Get Cervical Cancer in an Organized Screening Program in Canada? J Low Genit Tract Dis. 2019 Jan;23(1):1-6. doi: 10.1097/LGT.0000000000000450. PubMed PMID: 30489433.

Llovet D, Serenity M, Conn LG, Bravo CA, McCurdy BR, Dubé C, Baxter NN, Paszat L, Rabeneck L, Peters A, Tinmouth J. Reasons For Lack of Follow-up Colonoscopy Among Persons With A Positive Fecal Occult Blood Test Result: A Qualitative Study. Am J Gastroenterol. 2018 Dec;113(12):1872-1880. doi: 10.1038/s41395-018-0381-4. Epub 2018 Oct 25. PubMed PMID: 30361625.

Mittmann N, Beglaryan H, Liu N, Seung SJ, Rahman F, Gilbert J, De Rossi S, Earle CC, Grunfeld E, Zwicker V, LeBlanc D, Sussman J. Examination of Health System Resources and Costs Associated With Transitioning Cancer Survivors to Primary Care: A Propensity-Score-Matched Cohort Study. J Oncol Pract. 2018 Oct 5:JOP1800275. doi: 10.1200/JOP.18.00275. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30289736.

O'Brien MA, Carson A, Barbera L, Brouwers MC, Earle CC, Graham ID, Mittmann N, Grunfeld E. Variable participation of knowledge users in cancer health services research: results of a multiple case study. BMC Med Res Methodol. 2018 Nov 22;18(1):150. doi: 10.1186/s12874-018-0593-8. PubMed PMID: 30466391.

O'Brien MA, Llovet D, Sullivan F, Paszat L. Primary care providers' views on a future lung cancer screening program. Fam Pract. 2018 Nov 5. doi: 10.1093/fampra/cmy099. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30395205.

Palter VN, Baker NA, Rabeneck L, Tinmouth J, Gagliardi AR, Kennedy ED, Carroll JC, Gallinger S, Baxter NN. A framework to build capacity for a reflex-testing program for Lynch syndrome. Genet Med. 2018 Oct 22. doi: 10.1038/s41436-018-0342-8. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30349099.

Ramkissoon A, Navaranjan G, Berriault C, Villeneuve PJ, Demers PA, Do MT. Histopathologic Analysis of Lung Cancer Incidence Associated with Radon Exposure among Ontario Uranium Miners. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2018 Oct 31;15(11). pii: E2413. doi: 10.3390/ijerph15112413. PubMed PMID: 30384407.

Wang X, Dai JY, Albanes D, Arndt V, Berndt SI, Bézieau S, Brenner H, Buchanan DD, Butterbach K, Caan B, Casey G, Campbell PT, Chan AT, Chen Z, Chang-Claude J, Cotterchio M, Easton DF, Giles GG, Giovannucci E, Grady WM, Hoffmeister M, Hopper JL, Hsu L, Jenkins MA, Joshi AD, Lampe JW, Larsson SC, Lejbkowicz F, Li L, Lindblom A, Le Marchand L, Martin V, Milne RL, Moreno V, Newcomb PA, Offitt K, Ogino S, Pharoah PDP, Pinchev M, Potter JD, Rennert HS, Rennert G, Saliba W, Schafmayer C, Schoen RE, Schrotz-King P, Slattery ML, Song M, Stegmaier C, Weinstein SJ, Wolk A, Woods MO, Wu AH, Gruber SB, Peters U, White E. Mendelian randomization analysis of C-reactive protein on colorectal cancer risk. Int J Epidemiol. 2018 Nov 21. doi: 10.1093/ije/dyy244. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30476131.

Weller D, Menon U, Zalounina Falborg A, Jensen H, Barisic A, Knudsen AK, Bergin RJ, Brewster DH, Cairnduff V, Gavin AT, Grunfeld E, Harland E, Lambe M, Law RJ, Lin Y, Malmberg M, Turner D, Neal RD, White V, Harrison S, Reguilon I; ICBP Module 4 Working Group, Vedsted P. Diagnostic routes and time intervals for patients with colorectal cancer in 10 international jurisdictions; findings from a cross-sectional study from the International Cancer Benchmarking Partnership (ICBP). BMJ Open. 2018 Nov 27;8(11):e023870. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-023870. PubMed PMID: 30482749.