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kudosCongratulations to Dr. Bernard Lapointe who has been awarded a Senate of Canada 150 medal.


Kudos to Eduardo Franco

bravoCongratulations to Dr. Eduardo Franco who has been selected as the 2017 recipient of the Distinguished Service to Cancer Research award given by the Canadian Cancer Research Alliance.


First Gerald Bronfman Department of Oncology Distinguished Lecture and Awards Ceremony

The First Gerald Bronfman Department of Oncology Distinguished Lecture and Awards Ceremony took place on October 23, 2017. The Distinguished Lecturer was Dr. Gerald Batist who presented a lecture entitled: "New Cancer Therapeutics - Moonshot and Beyond".

Congratulations to the following award winners:

Lifetime Achievement Award Dr. Philip Gordon
Award for Research or Clinical Service Dr. Antoine Loutfi
Award for Teaching and Mentorship Dr. Joanne Alfieri
Award for Academic Clinical or Research Support Ms. Penny Chipman
Kuok Fellowships
(Gerald Bronfman Department of Oncology &
Rossy Cancer Network's Cancer Quality and Innovation Program)
Ms. Ariane Santerre-Theil (MSc)
Ms. Siyana Kurteva (PhD)


Comings bravo Magali Lecavalier-Barsoum, September 2017
Assistant Professor
Radiation Oncology
Gillian Bartlett-Esquilant, September 2017
Associate Member
Family Medicine

Canadian Medical Hall of Fame

bravoCongratulations to Dr. Balfour Mount who will be inducted into the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame.


 Celebrating a Century of Genius

bravoCongratulations to Dr. Phil Gold who was chosen as one of 100 world-renowned luminaries to be featured in the Canadian Friends of Hebrew University's Einstein Legacy Project, Genius: 100 Visions of the Future. This 3-D printed book is a celebration of the 100th anniversary of the publication of Einstein's General Theory of Relativity.  On September 10th Dr. Gold was one of the distinguished invited guests at a star-studded event to mark this important project.


Kudos to Michel Tremblay

bravoCongratulations to Dr. Michel Tremblay who has been awarded the McLaughlin Medal from the Royal Society of Canada (RSC).


Continuing Professional Education Day


Palliative Care McGill will host a Continuing Professional Education Day on Friday November 24, 2017 at McGill University's New Residence Hall (3625 Avenue du Parc, Montreal, Quebec, H2X 3P8). 

Agenda and Registration Form


Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada

bravoCongratulations to Dr. Jerry Pelletier on being named a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada.


Treatment of liposarcoma with eribulin

bravo  Dr. Thierry Alcindor is a co-author on the paper, Activity of Eribulin in Patients With Advanced Liposarcoma Demonstrated in a Subgroup Analysis From a Randomized Phase III Study of Eribulin Versus Dacarbazine, published August 30, 2017 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, and was interviewed by Lancet Oncology regarding this recently published paper (Eribulin: an effective therapeutic option in liposarcoma. Lancet Oncology, published online September 7, 2017