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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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.

Journal Article

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

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Lawlor PG, Davis DH, Ansari M, Hosie A, Kanji S, Momoli F, Bush SH, Watanabe S, Currow DC, Gagnon B, Agar M, Bruera E, Meagher D, de Rooij SE, Adamis D, Caraceni A, Marchington K, Stewart DJ

An analytical framework for delirium research in palliative care settings: integrated epidemiologic, clinician-researcher, and knowledge user perspectives.

Journal Article

J Pain Symptom Manage, 48 (2), pp. 159-175, 2014, ISSN: 0885-3924.

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Bush SH, Bruera E, Lawlor PG, Kanji S, Davis DH, Agar M, Wright D, Hartwick M, Currow DC, Gagnon B, Simon J, Pereira JL

Clinical practice guidelines for delirium management: potential application in palliative care.

Journal Article

J Pain Symptom Manage, 48 (2), pp. 249-58, 2014, ISSN: 0885-3924.

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Alturki A, Gagnon B, Petrecca K, Scott SC, Nadeau L, Mayo N

Patterns of care at end of life for people with primary intracranial tumors: lessons learned.

Journal Article

J Neurooncol, 117 (1), pp. 103-15, 2014, ISSN: 0167-594X.

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Gagnon B

Palliative day-care centers and day hospitals (Chapter 35)

Book Chapter

E, Bruera; I, Higginson; CF, Von Gunten; T, Morita (Ed.): Textbook of palliative medicine and supportive care, pp. 293–303, Boca Raton, CRC Press, 2014, ISBN: 9781444135251 / 9781482255010 (ebook).

Gagnon B, Murphy J, Eades M, Lemoignan J, Jelowicki M, Carney S, Amdouni S, Di Dio P, Chasen M, Macdonald N

A prospective evaluation of an interdisciplinary nutrition-rehabilitation program for patients with advanced cancer.

Journal Article

Curr Oncol, 20 (6), pp. 310-8, 2013, ISSN: 1198-0052.

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Gagnon B, Agulnik JS, Gioulbasanis I, Kasymjanova G, Morris D, Macdonald N

Montreal prognostic score: estimating survival of patients with non-small cell lung cancer using clinical biomarkers.

Journal Article

Br J Cancer, 109 (8), pp. 2066-71, 2013, ISSN: 0007-0920.

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Dudley RW, Parolin M, Gagnon B, Saluja R, Yap R, Montpetit K, Ruck J, Poulin C, Cantin MA, Benaroch TE, Farmer JP

Long-term functional benefits of selective dorsal rhizotomy for spastic cerebral palsy.

Journal Article

J Neurosurg Pediatrics, 12 (2), pp. 142-50, 2013, ISSN: 1933-0707.

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Rodriguez AM, Mayo NE, Gagnon B

Independent contributors to overall quality of life in people with advanced cancer.

Journal Article

Br J Cancer, 108 (9), pp. 1790-800, 2013, ISSN: 0007-0920.

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Gagnon B, Murphy J, Jelowicki M, Morris DV

The effect of severe androgen deficiency on physical function in male patients with cancer.

Journal Article

J Pain Symptom Manage, 45 (5), pp. 892-900, 2013, 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
  • 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
  • VITAM – Centre de recherche en santé durable, Subvention, CIUSSS - CN - VITAM, Centres de recherche affiliés, from 2017-01-01 to 2099-12-31

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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