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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

Aston O, Sutradhar R, Rabeneck L, Paszat L. Risk of Invasive Cervical Cancer Among Immigrants in Ontario, Canada. J Obstet Gynaecol Can. 2018 Oct 10. pii: S1701-2163(18)30043-4.

Bravo CA, Llovet D, Witteman HO, Desveaux L, Presseau J, Saragosa M, Vaisson G, Umar S, Tinmouth J, Ivers NM. Designing Emails Aimed at Increasing Family Physicians' Use of a Web-Based Audit and Feedback Tool to Improve Cancer Screening Rates: Cocreation Process. JMIR Hum Factors. 2018 Sep 4;5(3):e25.

Brouwers MC, Vukmirovic M, Spithoff K, Zwaal C, McNair S, Peek N. Engaging cancer patients in clinical practice guideline development: a pilot study. Curr Oncol. 2018 Aug;25(4):250-256.

Buchman S, Evans JM, Mackinnon M, Gradin S, Wright FC. Bridging silos: Delivering integrated care to patients with cancer in Ontario, Canada. Psychooncology. 2018 Sep 6.

Dubé C. Organized Screening Is Better Than Opportunistic Screening at Decreasing the Burden of Colorectal Cancer in the United States. Gastroenterology. 2018 Oct 6. pii: S0016-5085(18)35100-X.

Eskander A, Krzyzanowska MK, Fischer HD, Liu N, Austin PC, Irish JC, Enepekides DJ, Lee J, Gutierrez E, Lockhart E, Raphael M, Singh S. Emergency department visits and unplanned hospitalizations in the treatment period for head and neck cancer patients treated with curative intent: A population-based analysis. Oral Oncol. 2018 Aug;83:107-114.

Jiang L, Gilbert J, Langley H, Moineddin R, Groome PA. Breast cancer detection method, diagnostic interval and use of specialized diagnostic assessment units across Ontario, Canada. Health Promot Chronic Dis Prev Can. 2018 Oct;38(10):358-367.

Jull J, Mazereeuw M, Sheppard A, Kewayosh A, Steiner R, Graham ID. Tailoring and field-testing the use of a knowledge translation peer support shared decision making strategy with First Nations, Inuit and Métis people making decisions about their cancer care: a study protocol. Res Involv Engagem. 2018 Mar 1;4:6.

Liang PS, Allison J, Ladabaum U, Martinez ME, Murphy CC, Schoen RE, Shaukat A, Tinmouth J, Gupta S. Potential intended and unintended consequences of recommending initiation of colorectal cancer screening at age 45 years. Gastroenterology. 2018 Aug 20. pii: S0016-5085(18)34884-4.

Mazereeuw MV, Withrow DR, Diane Nishri E, Tjepkema M, Marrett LD. Cancer incidence among First Nations adults in Canada: follow-up of the 1991 Census Mortality Cohort (1992-2009). Can J Public Health. 2018 Jun 28.

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.

Papadakos JK, Hasan SM, Barnsley J, Berta W, Fazelzad R, Papadakos CJ, Giuliani ME, Howell D. Health literacy and cancer self-management behaviors: A scoping review. Cancer. 2018 Sep 28.

Peters CE, Parent MÉ, Harris SA, Kachuri L, Latifovic L, Bogaert L, Villeneuve PJ; Canadian Cancer Registries Epidemiology Group. Workplace exposure to asbestos and the risk of kidney cancer in Canadian men. Can J Public Health. 2018 Sep 17.

Soldera SV, Shakik S, Naik H, Moskovitz M, Chen J, Mittmann N, Xu W, Hope A, Bezjak A, Parajian A, Keshavjee S, Liu G. Favourable health-related quality of life reported in survivors of thymic malignancies. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018 Jul 31.

Stilos K, Fitch M, Nolen AE, DasGupta T, Sapsford M, McAndrew A, Moura S. Exploration of Families' Experiences Caring for Loved Ones With Advanced Ovarian Cancer. J Hosp Palliat Nurs. 2018 Oct;20(5):464-470.

Vu K, Emberley P, Brown E, Abbott R, Bates J, Bourrier V, Djordjevic K, Greenall J, Leung M, Pasetka M, Paquet L, Logan H. Developing recommendations for the safe handling of oral anti-cancer drugs in community pharmacies: A pan-Canadian consensus approach. J Oncol Pharm Pract. 2018 Sep 10:1078155218796182.