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Dr. Gerald Batist re-appointed as Chief of Oncology at the JGH

Segal Cancer Centre for News Page

Congratulations to Dr. Gerald Batist on his recent re-appointment as Chief of Oncology at the Jewish General Hospital.


Oncology at the MUHC is now at the Glen Site

MUHC Glen Site

Most of the Department of Oncology members who are based at the MUHC have now moved to the Glen Site at 1001 Décarie Blvd.  The Cedars Cancer Centre is located there as is the Royal Victoria Hospital, the Montreal Children's Hospital and the MUHC Research Institute.


Prostate Cancer Canada - Movember Discovery Grants

bravoCongratulations to Drs. Armen Aprikian, Ivan Topisirovic, Michel Tremblay and Jian Hui Wu who were awarded Movember Discovery Grants from Prostate Cancer Canada for the following projects:

Armen Aprikian (PI is Dr. Alice Dragomir): Development of a clinical and economic model for evaluating new tests or strategies of diagnosis, treatment and management of prostate cancer

Ivan Topisirovic: Resolving gene expression landscapes in prostate cancer through ex-vivo modelling of stromal-epithelial cross-talk.

Michel Tremblay: Characterization and prognostic potential of the prostate cancer genetic-susceptibility amplicon on chromosome 20q13 during tumour progression.

Jian Hui Wu: Development of human STING agonists for prostate cancer immunotherapy.



bravoCongratulations to Dr. Michel Tremblay who has been named a Chevalier (Knight) of the Ordre National du Québec.



bravoCongratulations to Dr. Christoph Borchers who was recently appointed as the inaugural holder of the Segal Family Chair in Molecular Oncology.



kudosCongratulations to Dr. Philippe Gros for receiving the Royal Society's McLaughlin Medal.


Residents and Fellows at ASCO 2015

bravoCongratulations to the following Residents and Fellows who presented at ASCO:
Dr. Victoria Mandilaras: Poster on the relationship of ACE inhibitors and pancreatic cancer incidence.
Drs. Ramy Saleh and Ralph Maroun:
Oral poster discussion on comparing genomic signatures in early breast cancer; Poster on the use of omega3 in the prevention of chemotherapy induced neuropathy.
Dr. Sara Soldera:
Poster on calcium channel blocker and risk of breast cancer. Recipient of the NOYCIA Award.  Media coverage.


Rossy Cancer Network


 Check out the latest Rossy Cancer Network newsletter, RCN update, Spring 2015.