Prostate cancer

Research News

Advances in radiation therapy improve treatment for early-stage prostate cancer
January 16, 2019 - Many patients with early-stage prostate cancer now have access to shorter and more convenient courses of radiation treatment thanks in part to research at The Ottawa Hospital. The treatment, known as hypofractionated radiation therapy, delivers more
Urologists reduce unnecessary prostate cancer surgery in Eastern Ontario
July 5, 2018 - A growing number of patients in Eastern Ontario are being saved from unnecessary prostate cancer surgeries, according to a study led by Dr. Luke Lavallée and Dr. Luke Witherspoon published in CMAJ Open. While prostate cancer is the most common cancer
Prostate cancer research gets $200,000 boost from TELUS Ride For Dad
September 21, 2016 - Drs. Christina Addison, Kristopher Dennis, Jim Dimitroulakos and Luke Lavallée were awarded a combined $200,000 from the 2015 TELUS Ride For Dad to study prostate cancer from four different angles. Dr. Lavallée will establish an advanced prostate
Show more news stories


Name Scientific appointment Diseases, conditions and populations of interest Research and clinical approaches
Addison, Christina
Senior Scientist
(Cancer Therapeutics)
Bone and joint degeneration, Cancer, Lung cancer, Lung disease, Pancreatic cancer, Prostate cancer, Breast cancer Basic research, Clinical research, Cohort studies, Disease models, Drug development, Genetics, Imaging, Model organisms, Translational research, Molecular and cellular biology
Ardolino, Michele
(Cancer Therapeutics)
Blood cancer, Brain cancer, Breast cancer, Cancer, Colorectal cancer, Lung cancer, Ovarian cancer, Pancreatic cancer, Prostate cancer, Skin cancer Basic research, Cell therapy, Clinical research, Disease models, Immunization, Immunotherapy, Model organisms, Molecular and cellular biology, Transgenic/knockout models, Translational research
Breau, Rodney
(Clinical Epidemiology)
Cancer, Kidney disease, Prostate cancer Clinical decision rules, Clinical research, Clinical trials, Cohort studies, Imaging, Patient decision aids, Quality Improvement, Surgery, Systematic reviews, Transfusions
Lavallee, Luke
Associate Scientist
(Clinical Epidemiology)
Cancer, Kidney disease, Population health, Prostate cancer Clinical research, Clinical trials, Cohort studies, Epidemiology, Health economics, Health professional behaviour change, Imaging, Knowledge translation and implementation research, Patient decision aids, Quality Improvement, Surgery, Systematic reviews
McInnes, Matthew
Associate Scientist
(Clinical Epidemiology)
Bladder cancer, Cancer, Prostate cancer Clinical research, Epidemiology, Health research methods, Imaging, Journalology, Systematic reviews
Morgan, Scott
Clinician Investigator
(Cancer Therapeutics)
Bladder cancer, Breast cancer, Cancer, Prostate cancer Biomarkers, Clinical research, Clinical trials, Cohort studies, Imaging, Systematic reviews