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New scientist profile: Dr. Nicola Schieda aims to improve imaging diagnosis of prostate, kidney cancers
October 5, 2022 - Radiologist Dr. Nicola Schieda works on algorithms to improve the non-invasive diagnosis of kidney and prostate cancers using MRI and CT scans.
Researchers at The Ottawa Hospital awarded 18 CIHR grants worth more than $11 million
February 5, 2022 - These projects will advance science and improve health in areas such as tuberculosis, blood disease, prostate cancer, heart disease, muscle repair, sleep apnea, brain cancer, medical imaging, virtual care, prehab, intellectual disability, sarcoma, CA
Bone-modulating drugs can be given less often during cancer treatment, reducing side-effects and saving time and money
November 28, 2020 - When cancer spreads to the bones, it can cause pain, reduce mobility and increase the risk of fractures. Bone modulating drugs can help, but a new study suggests that to maximize the value of these drugs, it may be better to give them less often.
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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
Senior Scientist
(Cancer Therapeutics)
Blood cancer, Brain cancer, Breast cancer, Cancer, Colorectal cancer, Head and neck cancer, Liver cancer, Lung cancer, Ovarian cancer, Pancreatic cancer, Prostate cancer, Skin cancer, Soft tissue sarcoma Basic research, Cancer immunotherapy, 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, Patient engagement, 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
(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

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NCT03127631A RAndomizeD Intervention for Cardiovascular and Lifestyle Risk Factors in Prostate Cancer Patients (NCT03127631)Prostate Cancer, Cardiovascular
NCT04549207Comparing Continuation or De-escalation of Bone Modifying Agents (BMA) in Patients Treated for Over 2 Years for Bone Metastases From Either Breast or Castration-resistant Prostate Cancer (NCT04549207)Breast Cancer, Castration-resistant Prostate CancerRecruiting 
NCT03936127Comparison of a Novel Transperineal Targeted Fusion Biopsy System to Conventional Transrectal Targeted Fusion Biopsy (NCT03936127)Prostate,
NCT04812366Genomic Biomarker-Selected Umbrella Neoadjuvant Study for High Risk Localized Prostate Cancer (NCT04812366)Prostate
NCT05169112Impact of Hormonal Therapy on Prostate Cancer Recurrence After Radical Prostatectomy (NCT05169112)Prostate
NCT03151629International Registry for Men With Advanced Prostate Cancer (IRONMAN) (NCT03151629)Prostate CancerRecruiting 
NCT03784755Local Ablative Therapy For Hormone Sensitive Oligometastatic Prostate Cancer (NCT03784755)Prostate Cancer MetastaticRecruiting 
NCT02960087Phase II High Dose Brachytherapy and Low Dose Rate Brachytherapy as Monotherapy in Localized Prostate Cancer (NCT02960087)Prostate CarcinomaRecruiting 
NCT03718260PSMA-PET Registry for Recurrent Prostate Cancer (NCT03718260)Recurrent Prostate
NCT04513717Two Studies for Patients With High Risk Prostate Cancer Testing Less Intense Treatment for Patients With a Low Gene Risk Score and Testing a More Intense Treatment for Patients With a High Gene Risk Score, The PREDICT-RT Trial (NCT04513717)Metastatic Malignant Neoplasm in the Bone, Prostate Adenocarcinoma, Stage III Prostate Cancer AJCC v8, Stage IIIA Prostate Cancer AJCC v8, Stage IIIB Prostate Cancer AJCC v8, Stage IIIC Prostate Cancer AJCC v8, Stage IVA Prostate Cancer AJCC v8Recruiting 


The following research publications are pulled from PubMed using the search terms "Prostate cancer" and "Ottawa Hospital", with publication date of 2020 or later. More advanced search options are available. Note that PubMed is hosted by the U.S. National Library of Medicine and is only available in English.

Prostate Radiotherapy in Low-volume Metastatic Hormone-sensitive Prostate Cancer: A Network Meta-analysis.

Epidemiology of Cancer in Kidney Transplant Recipients.

Real-World Evaluation of Primary Versus Secondary Prevention of Skeletal-Related Events in Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer.

Variation in Access to Palliative Radiotherapy in Prostate Cancer: A Population-Based Study in Canada.

Effect of Prior Prostate Directed Local Therapy on Response to Apalutamide in Metastatic Hormone Sensitive Prostate Cancer: A Secondary Analysis of the TITAN Study.

Virtual follow-up care among breast and prostate cancer patients during and beyond the COVID-19 pandemic: Association with distress.

Addressing controversial areas in the management of advanced prostate cancer in Canada: Areas of consensus and controversy from the third Canadian consensus forum.

Decision aids for people facing health treatment or screening decisions.

Effect of Concomitant Medications on Treatment Response and Survival in De Novo Metastatic Prostate Cancer: Secondary Analysis of the LATITUDE Study.

FGL2 promotes tumour growth and attenuates infiltration of activated immune cells in melanoma and ovarian cancer models.

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