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Hôpital du Saint-Sacrement
1050, chemin Sainte-Foy
Québec (Québec)

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Dr Maunsell is a full professor at the Department of Social and Preventive Medicine at the Faculty of Medicine, Université Laval.  She is also a full member of the Research Centre, Centre hospitalier universitaire de Québec.

Research domain
  • Population health
Research theme(s)
  • Breast cancer
Research interest
  • Short- and long-term quality of life after cancer diagnosis
  • Social and family consequences of cancer
  • Work experience after cancer
  • Direct and indirect financial costs of cancer for the patient and family, and effects of these costs on quality of life
  • Randomized trials evaluating (psychosocial) interventions designed to improve treatment, follow-up and quality of life after cancer
  • Psychosocial determinants of survival after cancer diagnosis
  • Psychosocial late effects among long-term survivors of childhood cancer
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Recent publications (see all publication from this researcher)

Ennour-Idrissi K, Maunsell E, Diorio C. TELOMERE LENGTH AND BREAST CANCER PROGNOSIS: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW. Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology ,  2016. Epub
Ennour-Idrissi K, Tetu B, Maunsell E, Poirier B, Montoni A, Rochette PJ, Diorio C. Association of Telomere Length with Breast Cancer Prognostic Factors. PLoS ONE,  2016. 11: e0161903
Boekhout AH, Maunsell E, Pond GR, Julian JA, Coyle D, Levine MN, Grunfeld E, FUPII Trial Investigators. A survivorship care plan for breast cancer survivors: extended results of a randomized clinical trial. Journal of cancer survivorship : research and practice,  2015. Epub
Lemieux J, Provencher L, Perron L, Brisson J, Amireault C, Blanchette C, Maunsell E. No effect of scalp cooling on survival among women with breast cancer. Breast cancer research and treatment,  2015. 149: 263-8
Brunet J, Lauzier S, Campbell HS, Fillion L, Osborne RH, Maunsell E. Measurement invariance of English and French Health Education Impact Questionnaire (heiQ) empowerment scales validated for cancer. Quality of life research : an international journal of quality of life aspects of treatment, care and rehabilitation ,  2015. 24: 2375-84
Ennour-Idrissi K, Maunsell E, Diorio C. Effect of physical activity on sex hormones in women: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Breast cancer research : BCR,  2015. 17: 139
Blais MC, Maunsell E, Grenier S, Lauzier S, Dorval M, Pelletier S, Guay S, Robidoux A, Provencher L. Validating the content of a brief informational intervention to empower patients and spouses facing breast cancer: perspectives of both couple members. Journal of cancer survivorship : research and practice,  2014. 8: 508-20
Lauzier S, Campbell HS, Livingston PM, Maunsell E. Indicators for evaluating cancer organizations' support services: performance and associations with empowerment. Cancer,  2014. 120: 3219-27
Maunsell E, Chlebowski RT, Ingle JN, Richardson H, Goss PE. Reply to P. Niravath et Al. Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology,  2014. 32: 3780-1
Berube S, Lemieux J, Moore L, Maunsell E, Brisson J. Smoking at time of diagnosis and breast cancer-specific survival: new findings and systematic review with meta-analysis. Breast cancer research : BCR,  2014. 16: R42
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