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Rebecca Auer, MD, MSc, FRCSC
613-737-8899-72791
rauer@ohri.ca

Publications

Selected Publications

Zhang J, Tai LH, Ilkow C, Alkayyal AA, Abhirami AA, Tanese de Souza C, Lefevbre C, Falls TJ, Bell JC, Stojdl D, Auer RC*. Preventing metastases by perioperative targeting of natural killer cell dysfunction with Maraba MG1 virotherapy. Mol Ther 2013;7(22):1320-1332. IF:6.825.

Tai LH, Tanese de Souza C, Sahi S, Zhang J, Alkayyal A, Ananth A, Auer RC*. A Mouse Tumor Model of Surgical Stress to Explore the Mechanisms of Postoperative Immunosuppression and Evaluate Novel Perioperative Immunotherapies. J Visualized Experiments 2014;85. IF: 1.9.

Tai LH, Zhang J, Tanese de Sousa C, Alkayyal A, Ananth AA, Sahi S, Mahmoud AB, Bell JC, Makrigiannis A, Auer RC*. Perioperative influenza vaccination reduces postoperative metastatic disease by reversing surgery-induced dysfunction in natural killer cells. Clin Cancer Res 2013;19(18):5104-15. IF:7.742.

Tai LH, Tanese de Sousa C, Rintoul J, Ly L, Zhang J, Falls TJ, Belanger S, Bell JC, Makrigiannis A, Auer RC*. Preventing postoperative metastases by enhancing natural killer cell function with novel oncolytic virus therapy. Cancer Res 2013;73(1):97-107. IF:7.338.

All Other Publications


Refereed Journal Articles

1. Ilkow CS, Marguerie M, Batenchuk C, Mayer J, Ben Neriah D, Cousineau S, Falls T, Jennings V, Boileau M, Bellamy D, Bastin D, Tanese de Souza C, Alkayyal A, Zhang J, Le Boeuf F, Arulanandam R, Sampath P, Thorne S, Paramanthan P, Chatterjee A, Strieter RM, Burdick M, Addison C, Stojdl D, Atkins H, Auer RC, Diallo J-S, Lichty B, and Bell JC. Reciprocal cellular cross-talk within the tumor microenvironment promotes oncolytic virus activity. Nat Med 2015;21(5):530-6.

2. Evgin L, Acuna SA, Tanese de Souza C, Marguerie M, Lemay CG, lkow CS, Findlay SC, Falls T, Parato KA, Hanwell D, Goldstein A, Lopez R, Lafrance S, Breitbach CJ, Kirn D, Atkins H, Auer RC, Thurman JM, Stahl GL, Lambris JD, Bell JC, McCart A. Complement inhibition prevents oncolytic vaccinia virus neutralization in immune humans and cynomolgus macaques. Mol Ther 2015;23(6):1066-76. IF:6.825

3. Tai LH, Auer R*. Attacking postoperative metastases using perioperative oncolytic viruses and viral vaccines. Front Oncol. doi: 10.3389/fonc.2014.00217.

4. Zhang J, Tai LH, Ilkow C, Alkayyal AA, Abhirami AA, Tanese de Souza C, Lefevbre C, Falls TJ, Bell JC, Stojdl D, Auer RC*. Preventing metastases by perioperative targeting of natural killer cell dysfunction with Maraba MG1 virotherapy. Mol Ther doi:10.1038/mt.2014.60. IF:6.825

5. Musselman R, Chan B, Gomes T, Moloo H, Auer R*, Mamazza J, Poulin E, Mamdani M, Boushey R*, AlObaid O. Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery in the Emergency Setting: Trends in the Province of Ontario from 2002-2009. Surg Endosc (accepted December 2013). IF:4.013

6. Tai LH, Tanese de Souza C, Sahi S, Zhang J, Alkayyal A, Ananth A, Auer RC*. A Mouse Tumor Model of Surgical Stress to Explore the Mechanisms of Postoperative Immunosuppression and Evaluate Novel Perioperative Immunotherapies. J Visualized Experiments (in press October 2013). IF: 1.9

7. Tai LH, Zhang J, Auer RC*. Preventing surgery-induced NK cell dysfunction and cancer metastases with influenza vaccination. OncoImmunology 2013;2(11):e26618.

8. Huynh HP, Musselman RP, Trottier DC, Soto CM, Poulin EC, Mamazza J, Boushey RP, Auer R, Moloo H*. Plastic Freezer Bags: A Cost-effective Method to Protect Extraction Sites in Laparoscopic Colorectal Procedures? Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 2013; 23(5):464-467. IF:0.88.

9. Tai LH, Tanese de Souza C, Makrigiannis A, Auer RC*. Natural Killer Cell Transfer Assay. Bio-protocols 2013;(epub: http://www.bio-protocol.org/wenzhang.aspx?id=864)

10. Javidnia H, Hanna M, Li Y, Scheer A, Filion L, Eapen L, Carrier M, Auer R, Corsten M, Allan DS*. Vascular progenitor clusters from peripheral blood in cancer patients following oncologic surgery. J Surg Oncol 2013;(epub doi: 10.1002/jso.23468). IF:2.644

11. Søreide K, Alderson D, Bergenfelz A, Beynonad J, Connor S, Deckelbaum DL, Dejong CH, Earnshaw JJ, Kyamanywa P, Perez RO, Sakai Y, Winter DC*, and the International Research Collaboration in Surgery (IRIS) ad-hoc working group (Auer RC member). Strategies to improve clinical research in surgery through international collaboration. Lancet 2013;382:1140-51. IF:39.060

12. Tai LH, Zhang J, Tanese de Sousa C, Alkayyal A, Ananth AA, Sahi S, Mahmoud AB, Bell JC, Makrigiannis A, Auer RC*. Perioperative influenza vaccination reduces postoperative metastatic disease by reversing surgery-induced dysfunction in natural killer cells. Clin Cancer Res 2013;19(18):5104-15. IF:7.742

13. Menezes AS, Barnes A, Scheer AS, Moloo H, Boushey RP, and Auer RC*. Clinical Research in Surgical Oncology: An Analysis of clinicaltrials.gov. Ann Surg Oncol 2013;20(12):3725-3731. IF:4.182

14. Tai LH, Tanese de Sousa C, Rintoul J, Ly L, Zhang J, Falls TJ, Belanger S, Bell JC, Makrigiannis A, Auer RC*. Preventing postoperative metastases by enhancing natural killer cell function with novel oncolytic virus therapy. Cancer Res 2013;73(1):97-107. IF:7.338

15. Lemay CG, Rintoul JL, Kus A, Paterson JM, Garcia V, Falls TJ, Ferreira L, Brindle BW, Conrad DP, Tang VA, Diallo JS, Arulanandam R, LeBoef F, Stojdl DF, Lichty BD, Atkins HL, Parato KA, Bell JC*, Auer RC. Harnessing oncolytic virus-mediated anti-tumour immunity in an infected cell vaccine. Mol Ther 2012;20(9):1791-9. IF:6.825

16. Seth R, Tai LH, Falls T, Tanese de Sousa C, Bell J, Carrier M, Atkins H, Boushey R, Auer RC*. Surgical stress promotes the development of cancer metastases by a coagulation-dependent mechanism involving Natural-Killer cells in a murine model. Ann Surg 2013; 258(1):158-68. IF:7.338

17. Tirumani SH, Fraser-Hill M*, Auer R, Shabana W, Walsh C, Lee F, Ryan JG. Mucinous Neoplasms of the Appendix: A Current Comprehensive Clinicopathologic and Imaging Review. Cancer Imaging 2013;13:14-25. IF:1.857

18. Chan BP, Gomes T, Musselman RP, Auer, RC, Moloo H, Mamazza J, Poulin EC, Mamdani M, Zubaidi A, Al-Omran M, Boushey RP, Al-Obeed O*. Trends in Colon Cancer Surgery in Ontario: 2002-2009. Colorectal Dis 2012;4(10):e708-12. IF:2.728

19. Scheer AS, O'Connor AM, Chan BP, Moloo H, Poulin EC, Mamazza J, Auer RC, Boushey PR*. The myth of informed consent in surgery: What do patients retain? A qualitative decision needs assessment of colorectal cancer patients. Dis Colon Rectum 2012;55(9):970-5. IF: 2.819

20. Rintoul JL, Lemay CG, Tai LH, Stanford MM, Falls TJ, de Souza C, Bridle BW, Ohashi PS, Wan Y, Lichty BD, Mercer AA, Auer RC, Atkins HL, Bell JC*. ORFV:A Novel Oncolytic and Immnune Stimulating Parapoxvirus Therapeutic. Mol Ther 2012;20(5):1148-57. IF:6.825

21. Mohammad W, Martel G, Mimeault R, Fairfull-Smith R, Auer RC, Balaa FK*. Resectability of colorectal liver metastases: an imaging based survey of concordance between hepatic surgeons in Canada. HPB (Oxford) 2012;14(5):291-7. IF:1.285

22. Auer RC, Bell JC*. Oncolytic viruses: smart therapeutics for smart cancers. Future Oncol. 2012 Jan;8(1):1-4. IF:2.455

23. Auer RC*, Scheer AS, McSparron JI, Schulman AR, Tuorto S, Gonen M, Gonsalves J, Fong Y. Postoperative venous thromboembolism independently predicts disease specific survival in cancer patients. Ann Surg 2012;255(5):963-70. IF:7.474

24. Musselman R, Chan B, Gomes T, Moloo H, Auer R, Mamazza J, Poulin E, Mamdani M, Boushey R*, Al Obaid O. Changing trends in laparoscopic surgery for rectal cancer in the province of Ontario. Colorectal Dis 2012;14(12):1467-72. IF:2.728

25. Quan D, Gallinger S, Nhan C, Auer RC, Biagi JJ, Law CH, Moulton CE, Ruo L, Wei AC, McLeod RS*. The role of liver resection for colorectal cancer metastases in an era of multimodality treatment: A Systematic Review. Surgery 2012;151(6):860-70. IF:3.406

26. Auer RC, Scheer AS, Boushey RP, Asmis T, Wells PS, Jonker D, Carrier M*. The use of extended peri-operative low molecular weight heparin to improve disease-free survival following surgical resection of colon cancer: a pilot randomized controlled trial. Blood Coagul Fibrin 2011;22(8):760-2. IF:1.408

27. Parato KA, Breitbach CJ, Le Boeuf F, Wang J, Storbeck C, Ilkow C, Diallo JS, Falls T, Burns J, Garcia V, Kanji F, Evgin L, Hu K, Paradis F, Knowles S, Hwang TH, Vanderhyden BC, Auer R, Kirn DH, Bell JC*. The Oncolytic Poxvirus JX-594 Selectively Replicates in and Destroys Cancer Cells Driven by Genetic Pathways Commonly Activated in Cancers. Mol Ther 2012;20(4):749-58. IF:6.825

28. Le Boeuf F, Niknejad N, Wang J, Auer R, Weberpals JI, Bell JC, Dimitroulakos J*. Sensitivity of cervical carcinoma cells to vesicular stomatitis virus induced oncolysis: Potential role of human papilloma virus infection. Int J Cancer 2012;131(3):E204-15. IF:4.926

29. Yarom N, Marginean C, Moyana T, Gorn-Hondermann I, Birnboim HC, Marginean H, Auer RC, Vickers M, Asmis TR, Maroun J, Jonker D*. EGFR expression variance in paired colorectal cancer primary and metastatic tumours. Cancer Biol Ther. 2010 Sep 8;10(5). IF:2.907 (cited 1 time)

30. Le Boeuf F, Diallo JS, McCart JA, Thorne S, Falls T, Stanford M, Kanji F, Auer R, Brown CW, Lichty BD, Parato K, Atkins H, Kirn D, Bell JC*. Synergistic interaction between oncolytic viruses augments tumor killing. Mol Ther. 2010 May;18(5):888-95. IF:6.825 (cited 25 times)

31. Auer RC, White RR, Kemeny N, Jarnagin W, Dematteo RP, Fong Y, Blumgart LH, D'Angelica M*. Predictors of a true complete response among disappearing lesions following chemotherapy for colorectal liver metastases. Cancer. 2010 Mar 15;116(6):1502-9. IF:8.234 (cited 25 times)

32. Auer RC, Schulman AR, Tuorto S, Gönen M, Gonsalves J, Schwartz L, Ginsberg M, Fong Y*. “Use of Helical CT Is Associated with an Increased Incidence of Postoperative Pulmonary Emboli in Cancer Patients with No Change in the Number of Fatal Pulmonary Emboli”. J Amer Col Surg 2009;208:871-880. IF:4.241 (cited 6 times)

33. Taylor RC, Patel A, Busam K, Brady MS*. Tumor infiltrating lymphocytes predict sentinel lymph node positivity in patients with cutaneous melanoma. J Clin Oncol, 2006;25(7):869-75. IF:18.970 (cited 60 times)

34. Park J, Minor S, Taylor RA, Vikis E, Poenaru D*. Why are women deterred from general surgery training? Amer J Surg. 2005: 190(1):141-146. IF:2.68 (cited 51 times)

35. Taylor R*, Taguchi K. Tamoxifen for breast cancer chemoprevention: low uptake by high-risk women after evaluation of a breast lump. Ann Fam Med. 2005;3(3):242-247. IF:4.457 (cited 32 times)

36. Lichty B, Stojdl D, Taylor R. Miller L, Frenkel I, Atkins H, Bell J*. Vesicular Stomatitis Virus: A potential therapeutic virus for the treatment of hematological malignancies. Hum Gene Therapy. 2004;15(9):821-831. IF:4.829 (cited 44 times)

37. Taylor R*, Reitsma, B, Sarrazin S, Bell M. Early results using a dynamic method for delayed primary closure of fasciotomy wounds. J Amer Col Surg. 2003;197(5):872-878. IF:4.241 (cited 13 times)

38. Taylor R, Pagliarello G*. Prophylactic β-blockade for the prevention of perioperative myocardial infarction in high risk general surgery patients. Can J Surg. 2003;46(3):216-22. IF:0.723 (cited 14 times)

39. Taylor RC, Berkowitz J, McComb PF*. Role of laparoscopic salpingostomy in the treatment of hydrosalpinx. Fertility & Sterility. 2001;75(3):594-600, 2001. IF:3.122 (cited 43 times)

40. McComb PF*, Taylor RC. Pregnancy outcome after unilateral salpingostomy with a contralateral patent oviduct. Fertility & Sterility. 2001;76(6):1278-9, 2001. IF:3.122 (cited 6 times)

Book Chapters and Review Articles

1. Winter J, Auer RC*. Surgical Metastatic Malignant Liver Tumours: Colorectal Cancer. In Surgery of the Liver, Biliary Tract and Pancreas 5th Edition. Jarnagin (ed), Saunders Elsevier, 2012.

2. Auer RC, Verma S*, Hurlbut D. Second Eastern Ontario Conference on the Management of GIST. Frontline Gatrointestinal Oncology, 2009.

3. Scheer AS, Auer RC*. Surveillance After Curative Resection of Colorectal Cancer. In “Clinics in Colon and Rectal Surgery”, Vol 22 (4), Boushey, R.P. (ed), Thyme, 2009.

4. Auer RC, Fong, Y*. “Selection of Patients for Resection of Hepatic Colorectal Metastases: 18F-Fluorodeoxyglucose/Positron Emission Tomography”. in “Methods of Cancer Diagnosis, Therapy and Prognosis”, Vol. 5, Hayat, M.A. (ed.), XLIV, 2009.

5. Taylor, RC, Fong, Y*. “Resection of Gallbladder Cancer, Including Surgical Staging”. In Atlas of Upper Gastrointestinal and Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Surgery. Pierre-Alain Clavien, Micheal Sarr, Yuman Fong (eds). Springer, 2008.

6. Taylor RC, Fong Y*. Newer Techniques in Liver Surgery. In Current Surgical Therapy, 9th Edition, Cameron (ed), Elsevier, 2007.

7. Taylor RC, Tomlinson J, Kemeny N*. Regional Chemotherapy of Primary and Metastatic Liver Tumors. In Regional Chemotherapy, Schlag (ed), Humana Press, 2007.

8. Taylor RC, Fong Y*. Selection of Patients for Hepatic Colorectal Metastases: 18FDG/PET. In Cancer Imaging, Hayat (ed), Elsevier, 2007.

9. Taylor RC, Fong Y*. Surgical Treatment of Hepatic Metastasis from Colorectal Cancer. In Surgery of the Liver, Biliary Tract and Pancreas 4th Edition. Blumgart (ed), Saunders Elsevier, 2006.

10. Taylor R, Paterson J, Bell J*. Vesicular Stomatitis is an oncolytic virus that exploits tumour specific defects in the interferon pathway. In Viral Therapy for Human Cancers. Marcel Deller Publishing, 2004.

Non-refereed Journal

1. Carrier M, Auer R* (2013) 'Against clotting and cancer', International Innovation: Healthcare, October 2013 (Research Media, UK, pp 39-41), ISSN 2051-8501.

2. Auer, RC. Everyday Miracles. In “Trinity Alumni Review”, 2012.

3. Taylor RC. Regulation of Vesicular Stomatitis Virus infection in resting and activated T lymphocytes. University of Ottawa Press, 2004.

Published Abstract/Conference Proceedings

1. Ananth AA, Tai LH, Tanese de Souza C, Alkayyal AA, Zhang J, Parato K, Pol J, Bridle B, Stojdl DF, Atkins HL, Lichty BD, Bell JC, Auer RA. Surgical stress attenuates pre-existing anti-tumour immunity resulting in postoperative metastases and local recurrence in a murine model. Submitted to the Canadian Cancer Research Conference, Toronto, Ontario, November 2013. [Accepted August 2013]

2. Zhang JQ, Tai LH, Ilkow CS, Alkayyal AA, Ananth AA, Tanese de Souza C, Wang J, Sahi S, Ly L, Lefebrve C, Falls T, Bell JC, Stojdl DF, Auer RA. Rabhdovirotherapy reduces the risk of metastatic disease after cancer surgery by enhancing natural killer cell function. Submitted to the Canadian Cancer Research Conference, Toronto, Ontario, November 2013. [Accepted August 2013]

3. Ananth AA, Tai LH, Parato K, Tanese de Souza C, Pol J, Bridle B, Stojdl DF, Atkins HL, Bell JC, Lichty BD, Auer R. Surgical stress attenuates pre-existing anti-tumour immunity resulting in postoperative metastases and local recurrence in a murine model. Can J Surg 2013 Aug;56(4S3):e126.

4. Bazzarelli AK, Scheer AS, Tai LH, Tanese de Souza C, Jonker DJ, Maroun JA, Carrier M, Auer RC. Association of tissue factor pathway inhibitor gene polymorphism -33T→C with disease-free survival in colorectal cancer. Can J Surg 2013 Aug;56(4S3):e149.

5. Paquin-Gobeil M, Duhaime S, Yang I, Auer RA, Raiche I, Mamazza J, Boushey RP, Moloo HM. Transanal endoscopic microsurgery for rectal lesions: Is it safe to use a fast track protocol for early discharge? Can J Surg 2013 Aug;56(4S3):e171.

6. Ananth AA, Tai LH, Tanese de Souza C, Alkayyal AA, Zhang J, Parato K, Pol J, Bridle B, Stojdl DF, Atkins HL, Lichty BD, Bell JC, Auer RA. Surgery-induced vaccine dysfunction in a murine model of melanoma can be rescued with perioperative oncolytic rhabdovirus [abstract#16]. In: Proceedings of the Seventh International Meeting for Oncolytic Virus Therapeutics; June 2013; Quebec City, Quebec.

7. Alkayyal AA, Tai LH, Zhang J, Tanese de Souza C, Lefebvre C, Makrigiannis AP, Bell JC, Stojdl DF, Auer RA. Characterization of Oncolytic Maraba virus MG1-mIL-12 in Tumour Bearing Mice [abstract#15]. In: Proceedings of the Seventh International Meeting for Oncolytic Virus Therapeutics; June 2013; Quebec City, Quebec.

8. Tai LH, Tanese de Souza C, Alkayyal AA, Zhang J, Bell JC, Auer RA. Perioperative targeting of MDSC with oncolytic virus to inhibit surgery-induced NK cell supression [abstract#26]. In: Proceedings of the seventh International Meeting for Oncolytic Virus Therapeutics; June 2013; Quebec City, Quebec.

9. Zhang J, Tai LH, Ilkow C, Alkayyal AA, Abhirami AA, Tanese de Souza C, Wang J, Sahi S, Ly L, Lefevbre C, Falls TJ, Bell JC, Stojdl D, Auer RC. Rhabdovirotherapy reduces the risk of metastatic disease after cancer surgery by enhancing natural killer cell function [abstract#32]. In: Proceedings of the seventh International Meeting for Oncolytic Virus Therapeutics; June 2013; Quebec City, Quebec.

10. Bazzarelli AK, Scheer AS, Tai LH, Tanese de Souza C, Jonker DJ, Maroun JA, Carrier M, Auer RC. Association of tissue factor pathway inhibitor gene polymorphism -33T→C with disease-free survival in colorectal cancer. Ann Surg Oncol 2013 Feb;20(S1):e115

11. Tai LH, Zhang J, Tanese de Sousa C, Alkayyal A, Ananth AA, Sahi S, Mahmoud AB, Bell JC, Makrigiannis A, Auer RC. Perioperative influenza vaccination reduces postoperative metastatic disease by reversing surgery-induced dysfunction in natural killer cells. Ann Surg Oncol 2013 Feb;20(S1):e227

12. Bazzarelli AK, Scheer AS, Tai LH, Tanese de Souza C, Jonker DJ, Maroun JA, Carrier M, Auer RC. Association of tissue factor pathway inhibitor gene polymorphism -33T→C with disease-free survival in colorectal cancer. J Clin Oncol 2012 Dec;30(34S):e395

13. Ananth AA, Tai LH, Tanese de Souza C, Bridle B, Atkins HL, Lichty BD, Bell JC, Auer R. Surgery-induced Vaccine Dysfunction in a Murine Model of Melanoma. activity [abstract]. In: Proceedings of Poster Presentation at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute Symposium, St. Elias Centre; Nov 2012; Ottawa, Ontario.

14. Seth R, Tai LH, Lam T, Falls T, Souza C, Bell J, Atkins H, Boushey R, Auer RC. Perioperative Septic but Not Hemorrhagic Shock Promotes the Development of Cancer Metastases in a Murine Model. Can J Surg 2012 Aug;55(4S):e33.

15. Menezes AS, Barnes A, Scheer AS, Moloo H, Boushey RP, and Auer RC. Clinical Research in Surgical Oncology: An Analysis of clinicaltrials.gov. Can J Surg 2012 Aug;55(4S):e157.

16. Musselman RP, Xie M, McLaughlin K, Marginean C, Moyana TN, Moloo H, Boushey RP, Auer RC. Should lymph node retrieval be a surgical quality indicator in colon cancer. Can J Surg 2012 Aug;55(4S):e155.

17. Musselman R, Chan B, Gomes T, Moloo H, Auer R, Mamazza J, Poulin E, Mamdani M, Boushey R, AlObaid O. Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery in the Emergency Setting: Trends in the Province of Ontario from 2002-2009. Can J Surg 2012 Aug;55(4S):e188.

18. Chan BP, Gomes T, Musselman RP, Auer, RC, Moloo H, Mamazza J, Poulin EC, Mamdani M, Zubaidi A, Al-Omran M, Boushey RP, Al-Obeed O. Trends in Colon Cancer Surgery in Ontario: 2002-2009. Can J Surg 2012 Aug;55(4S):e185.

19. Musselman R, Chan B, Gomes T, Auer R, Moloo H, Al-Omran M, AlObaid O, Boushey R. The Adoption of Laparoscopic Techniques in the Management of Emergency Colorectal Surgery: A Population Based Study. Dis Colon Rectum. 2012 May;55(5):p218.

20. Paquin-Gobeil M, Duhaime S, Auer R, Mamazza J, Boushey R, Moloo H. Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery for benign disease and early rectal cancer : Our experience at a high level academic institution [abstract]. In: Proceedings of the 20th International Congress of the European Association of Endoscopic Surgery; 2012 June 20-23; Brussels, Belgium: EAES; 2012. abstract 320.

21. Tai LH, Souza C, Seth R, Ly L, Auer R. Preventing perioperative cancer metastases formation by enhancing Natural Killer cell activity [abstract]. In: Proceedings of the 103rd Annual Meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research; 2012 Mar 31-Apr 4; Chicago, Illinois. Philadelphia (PA): AACR; 2012. abstract 528.

22. Seth R, Tai LH, Lam T, Falls T, Souza C, Bell J, Atkins H, Boushey R, Auer RC. Perioperative Septic but Not Hemorrhagic Shock Promotes the Development of Cancer Metastases in a Murine Model. Ann Surg Oncol 2012 Feb;19(S1):p5

23. Menezes AS, Barnes A, Scheer AS, Moloo H, Boushey RP, and Auer RC. Clinical Research in Surgical Oncology: An Analysis of clinicaltrials.gov. Ann Surg Oncol 2012 Feb;19(S1):p311

24. Menezes AS, Barnes A, Scheer AS, Moloo H, Boushey RP, and Auer RC. Clinical Research in Surgical Oncology: An Analysis of clinicaltrials.gov. J Clin Oncol 2012 Jan;30(S4):e591

25. Musselman RP, Xie M, McLaughlin K, Marginean C, Moyana TN, Moloo H, Boushey RP, Auer RC. Should lymph node retrieval be a surgical quality indicator in colon cancer. J Clin Oncol 2012 Jan;30(S4):e648

26. Scheer AS, O'Connor AM, Chan BPK, Moloo H, Poulin EC, Mamazza J, Auer RC, Boushey RP. The myth of informed consent in surgery: What do patients retain? Can J Surg 2011 Aug;54(4):e105

27. Scheer AS, O'Connor AM, Chan BPK, Moloo H, Poulin EC, Mamazza J, Auer RC, Boushey RP. Shared decision-making in rectal cancer surgery: A view from expert colorectal practicioners across North America. Can J Surg 2011 Aug;54(4):e127

28. Musselman R, Chan B, Gomes T, Moloo H, Auer R, Mamazza J, Poulin E, Mamdani M, Boushey R, AlObaid O. Changing trends in laparoscopic surgery for rectal cancer in the province of Ontario. Can J Surg 2011 Aug;54(4):e107

29. Scheer AS, Carrier M, Boushey R, Asmis T, Wells P, Jonker D, Auer R. The use of extended peri-operative low molecular weight heparin to improve disease-free survival following surgical resection of colon cancer: a pilot randomized controlled trial. Can J Surg 2011 Aug;54(4):e122

30. Williams L, Crawford A, McLaughlin K, Mackey M, Moloo H, Mamazza J, Poulin E, Friedlich M, Boushey R, Auer R. Implementation of a regional colorectal cancer communities of practice (CoP) leads to improved quality of care for rectal cancer patients. Can J Surg 2011 Aug;54(4):e109

31. Scheer AS, O'Connor AM, Chan BPK, Moloo H, Poulin EC, Mamazza J, Auer RC, Boushey RP. The myth of informed consent in surgery: What do patients retain? Dis Colon Rectum. 2011 May;54-(5):e178.

32. Musselman R, Chan B, Gomes T, Moloo H, Auer R, Mamazza J, Poulin E, Mamdani M, Boushey R, AlObaid O. Changing trends in laparoscopic surgery for rectal cancer in the province of Ontario. Dis Colon Rectum. 2011 May;54(5):e251.

33. Williams L, Crawford A, McLaughlin K, Mackey M, Moloo H, Mamazza J, Poulin E, Friedlich M, Boushey R, Auer R. Implementation of a regional colorectal cancer communities of practice (CoP) leads to improved quality of care for rectal cancer patients. Dis Colon Rectum. 2011 May;54-(5):e270.

34. Seth R, Tai LH, Kus A, Falls T, Bell J, Carrier M, Atkins H, Boushey R, Auer R. Surgical stress promotes the development of cancer metastases by coagulation-dependent inhibition of natural killer cell mediated tumour cell clearance. Cancer Res. 2011 July;71(8S1):a5235

35. Marginean EC, Asmis T, Auer R, Soulierres D, Simmonds L, Verma S. Development of a comprehensive registry of gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) patients in Eastern Ontario. Proceedings of the 16th Annual CTOS Meeting. 2010 Nov; 894167.

36. Marginean EC, Auer R, Asmis T, Verma S. STEP (Stromal Tumor Evaluation for Pathologists) Program: A contemporary diagnostic method of educating pathologists and standardized reporting of gastrointestinal stromal tumours (GIST). Proceedings of the 16th Annual CTOS Meeting. 2010 Nov; 894192.

37. Di Valentin T, Asmis T, Auer R. The treatment of metastatic rectal cancer (MRC): A review of the multidisciplinary approach at the Ottawa Hospital Cancer Center (TOHCC). Ann Oncol. 2010 Oct; 21(suppl 8): viii222.

38. Marginean EC, Asmis T, Auer R, Soulierres D, Simmonds L, Verma S. Development of a comprehensive registry of gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) patients in Eastern Ontario. Ann Oncol. 2010 Oct; 21(suppl 8): viii232.

39. Kus A, Mackenzie L, Lemay C, Parato K, Atkins H, Bell J, Auer R. Developing a neoadjuvant murine surgical model of cancer using Vesicular Stomatitis Virus. J ImmunoTher. 2010 Oct;33(8):898.

40. Seth R, Kus A, Falls T, Bell J, Carrier M, Atkins H, Boushey R, Auer R. Surgical stress promotes the development of cancer metastases by a coagulation-dependent mechanism. Clin Invest Med. 2010 Aug;33(4S):17.

41. Seth R, Kus A, Falls T, Bell J, Carrier M, Atkins H, Boushey R, Auer R. Surgical stress promotes the development of cancer metastases by a coagulation-dependent mechanism. Can J Surg. 2010 Aug;53(4):e7.

42. W. Mohammad, R. Mimeault, R. Fairfull-Smith, R. Auer, F. Balaa. Resectability of colorectal liver metastases: an imaging based survey of concordance between hepatic surgeons in Canada. Can J Surg. 2010 Aug;53(4):e96.

43. A.S. Scheer, J.I. McSparron, A.R. Schulman, S. Tuorto, M. Gonen, J. Gonsalves, Y. Fong, R.C. Auer. Postoperative venous thromboembolism independently predicts disease-specific survival in cancer patients. Can J Surg. 2010 Aug;53(4):e116.

44. L.J. Williams, R. Morash, S. Shin, J. Smylie, H. Moloo, R. Auer, E.C. Poulin, J. Mamazza, J. Watters, M. Fung-Kee-Fung, R.P. Boushey. Successful implementation of a novel communities of practice (CoP) model to facilitate quality improvement initiatives in colorectal cancer surgery. Can J Surg. 2010 Aug;53(4):e143.

45. A. Barnes, S. Liang, R. Auer, H. Moloo, J. Mamazza, E.C. Poulin, R.P. Boushey. Outcomes of laparoscopic surgery for colorectal cancer: Does sex matter? Can J Surg. 2010 Aug;53(4):e146.

46. S. Zolfaghari, R. Auer, H. Moloo, J. Mamazza, M. Friedlich, E.C. Poulin, H.S. Stern, R.P. Boushey. Surgical outcome of mid- and distal T4 rectal cancer in the neoadjuvant era. Can J Surg. 2010 Aug;53(4):e149.

47. R Seth, L MacKenzie, A Kus, JC Bell, M Carrier, HL Atkins, RP Boushey, R Auer. The effect of surgical stress and hypercoagulability on experimental colorectal cancer metastases. Can J Surg. 2010 June;53(3):214.

48. T. Di Valentin, T. R. Asmis, and R. A. Auer. The treatment of metastatic rectal cancer (MRC): A review of the multidisciplinary approach at The Ottawa Hospital Cancer Centre (TOHCC). J Clin Oncol. 2010 May; 28(15):e14132.

49. R. A. Auer, A. S. Scheer, J. I. McSparron, A. R. Schulman, S. Tuorto, M. Gonen, J. Gonsalves, and Y. Fong. Use of postoperative venous thromboembolism to predict disease-specific survival in cancer patients. J Clin Oncol. 2010 May; 28(15):9032.

50. Zolfaghari S, Auer R, Moloo H, Mamazza J, Friedlich M, Poulin E, Stern H, Boushey R. Surgical outcome of mid and distal T4 rectal cancer in the neoadjuvant era. Dis Colon Rectum. 2010 May;53(4):514-705.

51. Barnes A, Liang S, Moloo H, Auer R, Mamazza J, Poulin E, Boushey R. Outcomes of laparoscopic surgery for colorectal cancer: Does gender matter? Dis Colon Rectum. 2010 May;53(4):514-705.

52. Williams L, Morash R, Shin S, Smylie J, Moloo H, Auer R, Poulin E, Mamazza J, Watters J, Fung-Kee-Fung M, Boushey R. Successful implementation of a communities of practice (COP) model to facilitate quality improvement initiatives in colorectal cancer surgery. Dis Colon Rectum. 2010 May;53(4):514-705.

53. Marginean EC, Asmis TR., Auer R, Soulieres D, Verma S. Development of a comprehensive registry of gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST) patients in eastern Ontario. J Clin Oncol. 2010 May; 28(15):e12049.

54. Auer, R. Seth, L. MacKenzie, J. Bell, H. Atkins, R. Boushey, M. Carrier. Surgical stress promotes the development of metastatic disease by a coagulation-dependent mechanism. Thrombosis Research. Volume 125, Supplement 2 (April 2010):S170-S171.

55. M. Carrier, R. Boushey, T. Asmis, P.S. Wells, D. Jonker, R. Auer. The use of extended peri-operative low molecular weight heparin to improve disease-free survival following surgical resection of colon cancer: a pilot randomized controlled trial. Thrombosis Research. Volume 125, Supplement 2 (April 2010):S184.

56. W. Mohammad, R Mimeault, R Fairfull-Smith, R Auer, F Balaa. Resectability of Colorectal Liver Metastases: An Imaging Based Survey of Concordance Between Hepatic Surgeons in Canada. HPB 12 (Suppl. 1):30. April 2010.

57. R. Seth, L. MacKenzie, A. Kus, J. Bell, M. Carrier, H. Atkins, R. Boushey, R. Auer. Surgical stress promotes the development of cancer metastases by coagulation-dependent inhibition of Natural-Killer cell mediated tumour cell clearance. Proceedings of the American Association of Cancer Research. 2011 Apr 2-6;AACR 2011:abstract 5235. Apr 2010.

58. HP Huynh, DC Trottier, CM Soto, R Auer, EC Poulin, J Mamazza, RP Boushey, H Moloo. Plastic Freezer Bags: A Cost-Effective Method to Protect Extraction Sites in Laparoscopic Colorectal Procedures? Canadian Journal of Surgery, Vol 52, Suppl. August 2009.

59. HP Huynh, DC Trottier, CM Soto, R Auer, EC Poulin, J Mamazza, RP Boushey, H Moloo. Plastic Freezer Bags: A Cost-Effective Method to Protect Extraction Sites in Laparoscopic Colorectal Procedures? European Association of Endoscopic Surgeons, Prague - Czech Republic. Jun 18, 2009.

60. Agnieszka Kus, Lisa Mackenzie, Chantal G. Lemay, Kelley A. Parato, Harold L. Atkins, John C. Bell, Rebecca A. Auer. Anti-tumour immunity generated by preoperative oncolytic virus therapy in a murine surgical cancer model. Presented at the Fifth International Meeting on Replicating Oncolytic Virus Therapeutics, Banff, Alberta, March 2009.

61. Iyare Esemuede, Rebecca Auer, Sajid A. Khan, Laura Tang, Garrett M. Nash, Zhao-Shi Zeng, Murray F. Brennan, Philip B. Paty. Microsatellite Instability in Adenocarcinoma of the Duodenum: A Molecular and Clinical Analysis. Presented at the Society of Surgical Oncology 62nd Annual Symposium, Phoenix, Arizona, March 2009.

62. Chantal G Lemay, Theresa Falls, Lisa MacKenzie, Agnieszka Kus, Rebecca Auer, John C Bell,Kelley A Parato. Induction of anti-tumour immunity during oncolytic viral treatment of cancer. Presented at Keystone Symposium: Mobilizing cellular immunity for cancer, Keystone, Colorado, January 2009.

63. Rebecca C. Auer, Allison R. Schulman, Scott Tuorto, Mithat Gönen, Jaime Gonsalves, Larry Schwartz, Michelle S. Ginsberg and Yuman Fong. “Use of Helical CT Is Associated with an Increased Incidence of Postoperative Pulmonary Emboli in Cancer Patients with No Change in the Number of Fatal Pulmonary Emboli”. Southern Surgical Association 120th Annual Meeting, West Palm Beach, FL, December 2008.

64. Auer RC, Goodman K, Shia J, Saltz L, Guillem J, Paty P, Temple L, Wong W, Weiser M. Incidence and risk factors for pelvic complication during treatment with bevacizumab for metastatic rectal cancer. Gastrointestinal Cancer Symposium 2008 Abstract #345.

65. Taylor RC, White RR, Kemeny N, Jarnagin W, Dematteo RP, Fong Y, Blumgart LH, D'Angelica M. Predictors of a true complete response among disappearing lesions following chemotherapy for colorectal liver metastases. ASCO Annual Meeting 2007 Abstract #4058.

66. Taylor RC, Turoto S, White RR, Akhurst T, Fong Y. Evaluation with Positron Emission Tomography before hepatic resection of metastatic colorectal cancer improves survival in patients with a high Clinical Risk Score. Gastrointestinal Cancer Symposium 2007 Abstract #240.

67. Taylor RC, Patel A, Busam K, Brady MS. Tumor infiltrating lymphocytes predict sentinel lymph node positivity in patients with cutaneous melanoma. Society of Surgical Oncology, San Diego, California, March 2006.

68. Park J, Minor S, Taylor RA, Vikis E, Poenaru D. Why are women deterred from general surgery training? Canadian Undergraduate Surgical Education Committee Meeting, Whistler, British Columbia, December 2003.

69. Taylor R, Reitsma, B, Sarrazin S, Bell M. Early results using a dynamic method for delayed primary closure of fasciotomy wounds. Canadian Association of General Surgeons Meeting, Vancouver, British Columbia, September 2002.

70. Taylor R, Taguchi K. Tamoxifen for breast cancer chemoprevention: low uptake by high-risk women after evaluation of a breast lump. Canadian Association of General Surgeons, Quebec City, Quebec, September 2001.

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