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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, Santa Mina D, Ritvo P, Tomlinson G, Sabiston C, Krahn M, Durbano S, Matthew A, Warde P, O'Neill M, Timilshina N, Segal R, Culos-Reed N. A phase II randomized controlled trial of three exercise delivery methods in men with prostate cancer on androgen deprivation therapy. BMC Cancer. 2019 Jan 3;19(1):2. doi: 10.1186/s12885-018-5189-5. PubMed PMID: 30606137.

Eden M, Harrison S, Griffin M, Lambe M, Pettersson D, Gavin A, Brewster DH, Lin Y, Johannesen TB, Milne RL, Farrugia H, Nishri D, King MJ, Huws DW, Warlow J, Turner D, Earle CC, Peake M, Rashbass J. Impact of variation in cancer registration practice on observed international cancer survival differences between International Cancer Benchmarking Partnership (ICBP) jurisdictions. Cancer Epidemiol. 2019 Jan 9;58:184-192. doi: 10.1016/j.canep.2018.10.019. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30639877.

Jiang H, Walter SD, Brown P, Raina P, Chiarelli AM. Estimation of the benefit and harms of including clinical breast examination in an organized breast screening program. Breast. 2018 Nov 28;43:105-112. doi: 10.1016/j.breast.2018.11.012. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30544057.

Metser U, Prica A, Hodgson DC, Mozuraitis M, Eberg M, Mak V, Green B, Singnurkar A, Dudebout J, MacCrostie P, Tau N, Mittmann N, Langer DL. Effect of PET/CT on the Management and Outcomes of Participants with Hodgkin and Aggressive Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma: A Multicenter Registry. Radiology. 2018 Dec 4:181519. doi: 10.1148/radiol.2018181519. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30511907.

O'Sullivan DE, Brenner DR, Demers PA, Villeneuve PJ, Friedenreich CM, King WD; ComPARe Study Group. Indoor tanning and skin cancer in Canada: A meta-analysis and attributable burden estimation. Cancer Epidemiol. 2019 Jan 9;59:1-7. doi: 10.1016/j.canep.2019.01.004. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30639817.

Papadakos JK, Charow RC, Papadakos CJ, Moody LJ, Giuliani ME. Evaluating cancer patient-reported outcome measures: Readability and implications for clinical use. Cancer. 2019 Jan 8. doi: 10.1002/cncr.31928. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30620401.

Ren J, Yang W, Su J, Ren X, Fazelzad R, Albert T, Habbous S, Goldstein DP, de Almeida JR, Hansen A, Jang R, Bratman SV, Hope A, Chen R, Wang J, Xu Y, Cheng D, Zhao Y, Xu W, Liu G. Human Papillomavirus and p16 Immunostaining, Prevalence and Prognosis of Squamous Carcinoma of Unknown Primary in the Head and Neck Region. Int J Cancer. 2019 Jan 30. doi: 10.1002/ijc.32164. [Epub ahead of print] Review. PubMed PMID: 30698281.

Sritharan J, MacLeod JS, Dakouo M, Qadri M, McLeod CB, Peter A, Demers PA. Breast cancer risk by occupation and industry in women and men: Results from the Occupational Disease Surveillance System (ODSS). Am J Ind Med. 2019 Jan 15. doi: 10.1002/ajim.22942. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30648268.

Stevenson JKR, Qiao Y, Chan KKW, Beca J, Isaranuwatchai W, Guo H, Schwartz D, Arias J, Gavura S, Dai WF, Kouroukis CT, Cheung MC. Improved survival in overweight and obese patients with aggressive B-cell lymphoma treated with rituximab-containing chemotherapy for curative intent. Leuk Lymphoma. 2018 Dec 5:1-9. doi: 10.1080/10428194.2018.1538509. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30516081.

Walsh N, Zhang H, Hyland PL, Yang Q, Mocci E, Zhang M, ... Cotterchio M, ... Stolzenberg-Solomon RZ. Agnostic Pathway/Gene Set Analysis of Genome-Wide Association Data Identifies Associations for Pancreatic Cancer. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2018 Dec 12. doi: 10.1093/jnci/djy155. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30541042.

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.