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.

Hôpital de l'Enfant-Jésus
1401, 18e rue
G2.613
Québec, QC
Canada G1J 1Z4
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Gagnon B, Murphy J, Simonyan D, Penafuerte CA, Sirois J, Chasen M, Tremblay ML

Cancer anorexia-cachexia syndrome is characterized by more than one inflammatory pathway

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J Cachexia Sarcopenia Muscle, 2024.

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Baghdadli A, Arcuri GG, Green CG, Gauthier LR, Gagnon P, Gagnon B

The Fast Cognitive Evaluation (FaCE): a screening tool to detect cognitive impairment in patients with cancer

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BMC Cancer, 23 (1), 2023.

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Gagnon B, Hanna AMR

Risk of confounding variables in multivariate analysis

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J Transl Med, 20 (1), 2022.

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Centeno C, Rojí R, Portela MA, De Santiago A, Cuervo MA, Ramos D, Gandara A, Salgado E, Gagnon B, Sanz A

Improved cancer-related fatigue in a randomised clinical trial: methylphenidate no better than placebo

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BMJ Support Palliat Care, 12 (2), 2022.

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

Survey of palliative care providers' needs, perceived roles, and ethical concerns about addressing cancer family history at the end of life

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Palliat Support Care, 19 (2), 2021.

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Evans JM, Mackinnon M, Pereira J, Earle CC, Gagnon B, Arthurs E, Gradin S, Walton T, Wright F, Buchman S

Building capacity for palliative care delivery in primary care settings: Mixed-methods evaluation of the INTEGRATE Project

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Can Fam Physician, 67 (4), 2021.

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Martin L, Muscaritoli M, Bourdel-Marchasson I, Kubrak C, Laird B, Gagnon B, Chasen M, Gioulbasanis I, Wallengren O, Voss AC, Goldwasser F, Jagoe RT, Deans C, Bozzetti F, Strasser F, Thoresen L, Kazemi S, Baracos V, Senesse P

Diagnostic criteria for cancer cachexia: reduced food intake and inflammation predict weight loss and survival in an international, multi-cohort analysis

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J Cachexia Sarcopenia Muscle, 12 (5), 2021.

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Mohammad AH, Kim SH, Bertos N, El-Assaad W, Nandi I, Smith H, Yang J, Chen OJ, Gamache I, Rao T, Gagnon B, Gruosso T, Tremblay ML, Sonenberg N, Guiot MC, Muller W, Park M, Teodoro JG

Elevated V-ATPase Activity Following PTEN Loss Is Required for Enhanced Oncogenic Signaling in Breast Cancer

Journal Article

Mol Cancer Res, 18 (10), 2020.

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Wang C, Grassau P, Lawlor PG, Webber C, Bush SH, Gagnon B, Kabir M, Spilg EG

Burnout and resilience among Canadian palliative care physicians

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BMC Palliat Care, 19 (1), 2020.

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

What do cancer patients' relatives think about addressing cancer family history and performing genetic testing in palliative care?

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Eur J Hum Genet, 28 (2), 2020.

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Active projects

  • Age-related patterns in the experience of chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy, from 2019-10-01 to 2024-09-30
  • Pan-Canadian Palliative Care Research Collaborative, from 2021-06-30 to 2026-03-31

Recently finished projects

  • Institut universitaire de première ligne en santé et services sociaux., from 2014-04-01 to 2023-03-31
  • Volet québécois d’un registre national de soins palliatifs pour les patients atteints de la COVID-19, from 2020-10-01 to 2023-03-31
Data provided by the Université Laval research projects registery