Dr. Bruno Gagnon is a physician specialized in palliative care and an associate professor at the Department of Family Medicine and Emergency Medicine at the Laval University School of Medicine, and a clinician at the palliative care unit at Hôtel-Dieu de Québec. Also, he is a researcher with the Réseau Québécois de recherche en Soins PALliatifs et de fin de vie (RQSPAL) and the Équipe de Recherche Michel-Sarrazin en Oncologie psychosociale et Soins palliatifs (ERMOS).

His researches focus on healthcare, delirium, and cognitive loss in patients with advanced cancer, classification of pain related to cancer, the role of methadone and other NMDA receptor antagonist in the treatment of neuropathic pain, end of life care, administrative data, anorexia-cachexia, and clinical trials in palliative care.

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Cleophat JE, Pelletier S, Joly Y, Gagnon P, Dery A, Marin A, Chiquette J, Gagnon B, Roy L, Bitzas V, Nabi H, Dorval M

Addressing cancer family history at the end of life: How frequent, relevant, and feasible is it?: A survey of palliative care providers.

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Palliat Med, pp. 269216319845826, 2019, ISSN: 0269-2163.

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Evans JM, Mackinnon M, Pereira J, Earle C, Gagnon B, Arthurs E, Gradin S, Buchman S, Wright FC

Integrating early palliative care into routine practice for patients with cancer: A mixed methods evaluation of the INTEGRATE Project.

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Psychooncology, 2019, ISSN: 1057-9249.

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Gagnon B, Buchman S, Khan AI, MacKinnon M, Urowitz S, Walton T, Cleophat-Jolicoeur MIF, Pereira J

Do family health clinics provide primary-level palliative care in Ontario and the eastern regions of Quebec?

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Can Fam Physician, 65 (2), pp. 118-124, 2019, ISSN: 0008-350X.

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Aburub AS, Gagnon B, Ahmed S, Rodriguez AM, Mayo NE

Impact of reconceptualization response shift on rating of quality of life over time among people with advanced cancer.

Journal Article

Support Care Cancer, 26 (9), pp. 3063-3071, 2018, ISSN: 0941-4355.

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Gonthier C, Pelletier S, Gagnon P, Marin A, Chiquette J, Gagnon B, Roy L, Cleophat JE, Joly Y, Dorval M

Issues related to family history of cancer at the end of life: a palliative care providers' survey.

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Fam Cancer, 17 (2), pp. 303-307, 2018, ISSN: 1389-9600.

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Johns N, Stretch C, Tan BH, Solheim TS, Sorhaug S, Stephens NA, Gioulbasanis I, Skipworth RJ, Deans DA, Vigano A, Ross JA, Bathe OF, Tremblay ML, Kaasa S, Strasser F, Gagnon B, Baracos VE, Damaraju S, Fearon KC

New genetic signatures associated with cancer cachexia as defined by low skeletal muscle index and weight loss.

Journal Article

J Cachexia Sarcopenia Muscle, 8 (1), pp. 122-130, 2017, ISSN: 2190-5991.

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Daeninck P, Gagnon B, Gallagher R, Henderson JD, Shir Y, Zimmermann C, Lapointe B

Canadian recommendations for the management of breakthrough cancer pain.

Journal Article

Curr Oncol, 23 (2), pp. 96-108, 2016, ISSN: 1198-0052.

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Penafuerte CA, Gagnon B, Sirois J, Murphy J, MacDonald N, Tremblay ML

Identification of neutrophil-derived proteases and angiotensin II as biomarkers of cancer cachexia.

Journal Article

Br J Cancer, 114 (6), pp. 680-7, 2016, ISSN: 0007-0920.

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Aburub AS, Gagnon B, Rodriguez AM, Mayo NE

Using a personalized measure (Patient Generated Index (PGI)) to identify what matters to people with cancer.

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Support Care Cancer, 24 (1), pp. 437-445, 2016, ISSN: 0941-4355.

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Aburub AS, Gagnon B, Rodriguez AM, Mayo NE

Agreement between personally generated areas of quality of life concern and standard outcome measures in people with advanced cancer.

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Support Care Cancer, 24 (9), pp. 3831-8, 2016, ISSN: 0941-4355.

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Active projects

  • Centre de recherche sur le cancer, Subvention, Institutionnel - BDR, BDR - Centres de recherche reconnus, from 1996-05-01 to 2023-04-30
  • Centre de recherche sur les soins et les services de première ligne de l'Université Laval (CERSSPL-UL), Subvention, CIUSSS - CN - Centre de recherche sur les soins et les services de première ligne de l'ULaval, Centres de recherche affiliés, from 2017-01-01 to 2099-12-31
  • Centre hospitalier universitaire de Québec - Université Laval, Subvention, Centre hospitalier universitaire de Québec - Université Laval, Centres de recherche affiliés, from 2017-01-01 to 2099-12-31
  • Description des besoins des patients atteints de cancer avancé au tout début de la trajectoire de soins et identification des facteurs de risque d'une diminution de la qualité de vie et du statut fonctionnel, Subvention, Université Laval - Soutien à la recherche, from 2018-08-01 to 2019-07-31

Recently finished projects

  • Élaboration d'une stratégie de dissémination des connaissances sur les cancers familiaux dans le contexte des soins palliatifs fondée sur une analyse éthico-légale des points de vue des intervenants des familles, Subvention, Fonds de recherche du Québec - Santé, Recherches sur le cancer, from 2015-09-01 to 2018-08-31
  • Institut universitaire de première ligne en santé et services sociaux., Subvention, Fonds de recherche du Québec - Société et culture, Soutien aux infrastructures de recherche des Instituts et des Centres affiliés universitaires du secteur social, from 2014-04-01 to 2019-03-31
  • Interdisciplinary team in Early Functional Optimization (InTEFO): introducing a new optimization clinic to improve accessibility and efficiency of quality palliative care in advanced cancer patients., Subvention, L'Institut de recherche de la Société canadienne du cancer, Subventions de recherche sur l’amélioration de la qualité de vie, from 2014-02-01 to 2019-01-31
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