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Liver cancer

The Ottawa Hospital is conducting cutting-edge research to improve our understanding of liver cancer and develop better treatments. This page includes selected news stories about our liver cancer research, links to researchers working in this area and related resources. Learn more below.

Research News


New research chair to lead cutting-edge work in liver and pancreatic cancer
September 10, 2019 - The Ottawa Hospital and the University of Ottawa are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Guillaume Martel as the first Arnie Vered Family Chair in Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Research.
The Ottawa Hospital awarded $12.7M for research, double the national CIHR success rate
January 30, 2018 - Sixteen research groups at The Ottawa Hospital, affiliated with the University of Ottawa, have been awarded $12.7 million in the most recent project grant competition from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). This represents a success r
Does this liver surgery patient need a blood transfusion? New tool can help doctors decide
September 21, 2017 - Health care providers now have a new tool to help decide whether a liver surgery patient needs a blood transfusion, thanks to a study led by Drs. Guillaume Martel and Dean Fergusson. Liver surgery often involves major bleeding, and about one in fou