Bassam  Abdulkarim



McGill University Health Centre
Radiation Oncology
Cedars Cancer Centre
1001 Decarie Boulevard
Montreal, Quebec H4A 3J1

Telephone: 514-934-1934, x43594

Education: PhD, MD, University of Paris XI; M.Sc., University of Paris V; BSc, Univeristy of Aix-Marseille-II

Clinical Focus: Breast Cancer, Brain Tumour

Research Focus: Breast Cancer Subtypes and Risk of Locoregional Recurrence. Surrogate biomarkers to predict radiation toxicity in early breast cancer. Role of DNA repair protein O(6)-Methylguanine-DNA Methyltransferase (MGMT) with respect to GBM invasion

Recent Presentations:

Bassam Abdulkarim.KEEP Program: Advances in Respiratory Diseases. Dubai, UAE. April 3 – 4, 2014.
1. Management of Advanced Stage Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
2. Paradigm shift in early stage management of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
3. Workshop: Radiotherapy in Lung Cancer: Challenging cases

Ayman J. Oweida*, Zeinab Sharifi*, Yaoxian Xu, Siham Sabri, Bassam Abdulkarim. Evolving biological and clinical concepts of radiation delivery in NSCLC: response to ablative versus fractionated radiotherapy. AACR Annual Meeting. San Diego, CA, April 6, 2014.

Melissa Azoulay*, Jose Mansure, George Shenouda, Maria Patyka*, Siham Sabri, Bassam Abdulkarim. Comparison of hypofractionated radiation with temozolomide to the current standard of care in the treatment of glioblastoma: Results from a single institution. ASCO 2014. Chicago, Illinois May 30 – June 3, 2014.

M. Lecavalier-Barsoum*, G. Shenouda, L. Souhami, V. Panet-Raymond, M.-C. Guiot, K. Petrecca, B. Abdulkarim. Prognostic factors of survival for anaplastic gliomas. ASTRO 56th Annual Meeting 2014. San Francisco, CA, September 14-17, 2014.

Bassam Abdulkarim. McGill Varian Partnership, Program in the Next Generation Radiation Oncology “PINGRO”. ASTRO 2014: Talk with Varian research team at ASTRO Annual Meeting, September 17, 2014. San Francisco, USA.

Oweida A*, Sharifi Z*, Xu Y, Sabri S, Abdulkarim B. Ablative versus fractionated radiotherapy: A comparative analysis in human adenocarcinoma cell lines. Poster presentation. Statistical Issues in Biomarker and Drug Co-development Workshop. Fields Institute, Toronto. November 7-8, 2014

Recent Publications:

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