Dr Yves Fradet graduated from Laval University (Quebec, Canada) in 1981 and completed an oncology fellowship at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, with Drs Willet Whitmore and Lloyd Old. In 1983 he founded, at the Laval University Cancer Research Center, a translational and clinical research laboratory  in urological cancers whose work are supported continuously for more than 30 years.

Dr Fradet still has a very active practice in uro-Oncology within the Urologic Oncology Section and the Urology Service at the CHU de Québec- Hôtel-Dieu de Québec where he has grouped a team of specialists among the most important in Canada including seven uro-oncologists, three of which are also holders of PhD.

He is a member of many national and international societies, including since 2001, the American Association of Genitourinary Surgeons in which he was invited to be part of the 75 members in America. More recently, he was appointed international honorary member of the Association of Academic European Urology, membership awarded to those who have had important influence on urology. Dr Fradet is often invited as a guest speaker at national and international meetings, as a visiting professor, and as a consultant to many organizations. He was the founding chairman of the Canadian Urologic Oncology Group from 1988 to 1995 and chairman of the Department of Surgery at Laval University from 2000 to 2008. He has authored over 330 publications and book chapters and more than 600 abstracts.

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Garneau CA, Marcotte N, Lacombe L, Fradet Y, Fradet V, Pouliot F, Toren P, Lodde M

Salvage therapy for BCG failure with intravesical sequential gemcitabine and docetaxel in patients with recurrent NMIBC

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Can Urol Assoc J, 18 (2), 2024.

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Savard J, Moussa H, Pelletier JF, Julien P, Lacombe L, Tiguert R, Caumartin Y, Dujardin T, Toren P, Pouliot F, Lodde M, Fradet Y, Robitaille K, Fradet V

Effects of omega-3 supplementation on psychological symptoms in men with prostate cancer: Secondary analysis of a double-blind placebo-controlled randomized trial

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Cancer Med, 12 (19), 2023.

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Lacombe L, Hovington H, Brisson H, Mehdi S, Beillevaire D, Émond JP, Wagner A, Villeneuve L, Simonyan D, Ouellet V, Barrès V, Latour M, Aprikian A, Bergeron A, Castonguay V, Couture F, Chevalier S, Brimo F, Fazli L, Fleshner N, Gleave M, Karakiewicz PI, Lattouf JB, Trudel D, van der Kwast T, Mes-Masson AM, Pouliot F, Fradet Y, Audet-Walsh E, Saad F, Guillemette C, Lévesque E

UGT2B28 accelerates prostate cancer progression through stabilization of the endocytic adaptor protein HIP1 regulating AR and EGFR pathways

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Cancer Lett, 553 , 2023.

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Moussa H, Robitaille K, Pelletier JF, Tourigny R, Fradet Y, Lacombe L, Toren P, Lodde M, Tiguert R, Dujardin T, Caumartin Y, Duchesne T, Julien P, Savard J, Diorio C, Fradet V

Effects of Concentrated Long-Chain Omega-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acid Supplementation on Quality of Life after Radical Prostatectomy: A Phase II Randomized Placebo-Controlled Trial (RCT-EPA)

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Nutrients, 15 (6), 2023.

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Diop MK, Molina OE, Birlea M, LaRue H, Hovington H, Têtu B, Lacombe L, Bergeron A, Fradet Y, Trudel D

Leukocytic Infiltration of Intraductal Carcinoma of the Prostate: An Exploratory Study

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Cancers (Basel), 15 (8), 2023.

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Gonthier K, Weidmann C, Berthiaume L, Jobin C, Lacouture A, Lafront C, Harvey M, Neveu B, Loehr J, Bergeron A, Fradet Y, Lacombe L, Riopel J, Latulippe É, Atallah C, Shum M, Lambert JP, Pouliot F, Pelletier M, Audet-Walsh É

Isocitrate dehydrogenase 1 sustains a hybrid cytoplasmic-mitochondrial tricarboxylic acid cycle that can be targeted for therapeutic purposes in prostate cancer

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Mol Oncol, 17 (10), 2023.

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Molina OE, LaRue H, Simonyan D, Hovington H, Têtu B, Fradet V, Lacombe L, Toren P, Bergeron A, Fradet Y

High infiltration of CD209+ dendritic cells and CD163+ macrophages in the peritumor area of prostate cancer is predictive of late adverse outcomes

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Front Immunol, 14 , 2023.

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Berrehail Z, Boibessot C, Gris T, Joncas FH, Gaignier F, Guillemette C, Lacombe L, Fradet Y, Toren P

Sex steroid modulation of macrophages within the prostate tumor microenvironment

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Am J Clin Exp Urol, 10 (2), 2022.

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Bellmunt J, de Wit R, Fradet Y, Climent MA, Petrylak DP, Lee JL, Fong L, Necchi A, Sternberg CN, O'Donnell PH, Powles T, Plimack ER, Bajorin DF, Balar AV, Castellano D, Choueiri TK, Culine S, Gerritsen W, Gurney H, Quinn DI, Vuky J, Vogelzang NJ, Cristescu R, Lunceford J, Saadatpour A, Loboda A, Ma J, Rajasagi M, Godwin JL, Homet Moreno B, Grivas P

Putative Biomarkers of Clinical Benefit With Pembrolizumab in Advanced Urothelial Cancer: Results from the KEYNOTE-045 and KEYNOTE-052 Landmark Trials

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Clin Cancer Res, 28 (10), 2022.

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Kourbanhoussen K, Joncas FH, D Wallis CJ, Hovington H, Dagenais F, Fradet Y, Guillemette C, Lacombe L, Toren P

Follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) levels prior to prostatectomy are not related to long-term oncologic or cardiovascular outcomes for men with prostate cancer

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Asian J Androl, 24 (1), 2022.

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Active projects

  • En route towards prebiotic clinical trials for enhancement of immunotherapies in bladder and prostate cancers, from 2020-06-01 to 2024-04-30
  • Repurposing bicalutamide to improve the response to immune checkpoint inhibition for treatment of advanced urothelial carcinoma, from 2022-08-01 to 2026-07-31
  • Targeting sex steroids to improve the response to bladder cancer immunotherapy, from 2021-10-01 to 2026-09-30

Recently finished projects

  • CQDM_Projet de recherche PICT-01 sur le cancer de la prostate , from 2019-12-01 to 2022-11-30
  • Developement of a prostate cancer vaccine, from 2022-07-20 to 2023-07-19
  • Impact of lifestyle on gut barrier function, bacterial translocation and risk of prostate cancer, from 2020-09-01 to 2023-04-30
  • Intégration de l'imagerie par résonance magnétique multiparamétrique dans la trajectoire diagnostique des patients avec suspicion de cancer de la prostate au CHU de Québec - Université Laval , from 2020-06-15 to 2022-09-30
  • Maintien de colonies de souris transgéniques exprimant des molécules de CMH humaines , from 2022-03-22 to 2023-03-21
  • Stromal Gene Expression Predicts And May Drive Metastasis in Prostate Cancer, from 2017-04-01 to 2022-03-31
  • What are my options? A feasibility study of a personalized primary prevention strategy for women and men at high risk of breast and prostate cancer, from 2022-01-15 to 2024-01-14
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