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.

L'Hôtel-Dieu de Québec
6, rue McMahon
1899-6
Québec, Québec
Canada G1R 2J6
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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.

Journal Article

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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Arcuri GG, Palladini L, Dumas G, Lemoignan J, Gagnon B

Exploring the measurement properties of the Montreal Cognitive Assessment in a population of people with cancer.

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Support Care Cancer, 23 (9), pp. 2779-87, 2015, ISSN: 0941-4355.

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Gagnon B, Dumont S, Nadeau L, Scott S, MacDonald N, Aubin M, Mayo N

The Association Between Home Palliative Care Services and Quality of End-of-Life Care Indicators in the Province of Québec.

Journal Article

J Pain Symptom Manage, 50 (1), pp. 48-58, 2015, ISSN: 0885-3924.

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Gagnon B, Scott S, Nadeau L, Lawlor PG

Patterns of community-based opioid prescriptions in people dying of cancer.

Journal Article

J Pain Symptom Manage, 49 (1), pp. 36-44.e1, 2015, ISSN: 0885-3924.

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Kremer R, Gagnon B, Meguerditchian AN, Nadeau L, Mayo N

Effect of oral bisphosphonates for osteoporosis on development of skeletal metastases in women with breast cancer: results from a pharmaco-epidemiological study.

Journal Article

J Natl Cancer Inst, 106 (11), 2014, ISSN: 0027-8874.

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Bush SH, Kanji S, Pereira JL, Davis DH, Currow DC, Meagher D, Rabheru K, Wright D, Bruera E, Agar M, Hartwick M, Gagnon PR, Gagnon B, Breitbart W, Regnier L, Lawlor PG

Treating an established episode of delirium in palliative care: expert opinion and review of the current evidence base with recommendations for future development.

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J Pain Symptom Manage, 48 (2), pp. 231-248, 2014, ISSN: 0885-3924.

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Active projects

  • Age-related patterns in the experience of chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy, Subvention, Instituts de recherche en santé du Canada, Subvention Projet, from 2019-10-01 to 2024-09-30
  • Centre de recherche du CHU de Québec - Université Laval, Subvention, Centre hospitalier universitaire de Québec - Université Laval, Centres de recherche affiliés, from 2017-01-01 to 2099-12-31
  • Centre de recherche sur le cancer, Subvention, Institutionnel - BDR, BDR - Centres de recherche reconnus, from 1996-05-01 to 2022-06-13
  • Centre de recherche sur les soins et les services de première ligne de l'Université Laval, 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
  • 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 2021-01-31

Recently finished projects

  • 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
  • Managing cancer pain during the opioid crisis: A multidisciplinary, cross-Canada knowledge dissemination and research planning initiative, Subvention, Instituts de recherche en santé du Canada, Subventions de planification et dissémination – Programme d’appui communautaire des instituts, from 2019-05-01 to 2020-04-30
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