Neil  MacDonald


Oncology; Medicine

Member of the Order of Canada

Gerald Bronfman Centre
546 Pine Avenue West
Room 101
Montreal, QC H2W 1S6

Telephone: 514-398-8988

Education: M.D. C.M., McGill University; B.A., University of Toronto.

Clinical Focus: Cancer Nutrition; Cancer Cachexia; Palliative Care; Symptom Management; Ethics.

Recent Presentations:

Palliative/Supportive Care Endpoints. Canadian Association of Medical Oncologists. Toronto, Ontario. May 1, 2008.

Improving Function in Palliative Care.
The Calgary Pain Conference. Calgary, Alberta. December 7, 2007.

Ethics and Symptom Management. The Calgary Pain Conference - trends and treatments. Calgary, Alberta. December 7, 2007.

Grand Rounds Foothills Hospital/Alberta Hospitals Provincial Videoconference. Calgary, Alberta. December 6, 2007.

Grand Rounds. Jewish General Hospital. Montreal, QC. December 3, 2007.

Ethics and End-of-Life Care. Issues in Palliative Care Conference.
Antigonish, Nova Scotia. May 14, 2007.

How to Identify and Approach the Malnourished Patient. Issues in Palliative Care Conference. Antigonish, Nova Scotia. May 13, 2007.

Recent Publications:

MacDonald N.
Physical activity as a supportive care intervention in palliative care patients.   J Support Oncol. 2009 Jan-Feb;7(1):36-7.

Braude HD, Macdonald N, Chasen M.
Healing and survivorship: what makes a difference?  Curr Oncol. 2008 Aug;15(4):185-7.

De Lima L, Krakauer EL, Lorenz K, Praill D, Macdonald N, Doyle D.

Ensuring palliative medicine availability: the development of the IAHPC list of essential medicines for palliative care. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2007 May;33(5):521-6.

Macdonald N.
Cancer symptom control trials: how may we advance this field? Curr Oncol. 2007 Jun;14(3):86-8.

MacDonald N.
Cancer cachexia and targeting chronic inflammation: a unified approach to cancer treatment and palliative/supportive care. J Support Oncol. 2007 Apr;5(4):157-62.