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null Tarek Hijal, MD, CM, M.Sc., FRCPC

Associate Investigator, RI-MUHC , Glen site

Cancer Research Program

Associate Professor, Gerald Bronfman Department of Oncology, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, McGill University

Department of Medicine, Division of Radiation Oncology, MUHC

 

Keywords


breast cancer • digestive malignancies • radiotherapy

Research Focus


My research focuses on assessing new radiation treatments for breast and rectal cancers, such as one-day radiation treatments for breast cancer. I am also involved in improving radiotherapy care through the use of databases and machine learning.

Selected Publications


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  • Moran MS, Zhao Y, Ma S, Kirova Y, Fourquet A, Chen P, Hoffman K, Hunt K, Wong J, Halasz LM, Freedman G, Prosnitz R Jr, Yassa M, Nguyen DHA, Hijal T, Haffty BG, Wai ES, Truong PT. Association of Radiotherapy Boost for Ductal Carcinoma In Situ With Local Control After Whole-Breast Radiotherapy. JAMA Oncol. 2017 Aug 1;3(8):1060-1068. doi: 10.1001/jamaoncol.2016.6948. PMID: 28358936.

  • Rais F, Tsui JMG, Daianska A, Faye MD, Lambert C, David M, Panet-Raymond V, Azoulay M, Saidi A, Hijal T. Extreme weekly locoregional hypofractionated radiation in elderly women with non-metastatic breast cancer. Radiother Oncol. 2021 Sep;162:156-161. doi: 10.1016/j.radonc.2021.07.008. Epub 2021 Jul 15. PMID: 34273468.

  • Marta GN, AlBeesh R, Pereira AAL, Oliveira LJ, Mano MS, Hijal T. The impact on clinical outcomes of post-operative radiation therapy delay after neoadjuvant chemotherapy in patients with breast cancer: A multicentric international study. Breast. 2020 Dec;54:46-51. doi: 10.1016/j.breast.2020.08.013. Epub 2020 Aug 29. PMID: 32911309.

  • Di Lalla V, Patrick H, Siriani-Ayoub N, Kildea J, Hijal T, Alfieri J. Satisfaction among Cancer Patients Undergoing Radiotherapy during the COVID-19 Pandemic: An Institutional Experience. Curr Oncol. 2021 Apr 10;28(2):1507-1517. doi: 10.3390/curroncol28020142. PMID: 33920247.

  • Aguilar M, Qian PC, Boeck M, Bredfeldt J, Seuntjens J, Hijal T, Bernier ML, Zei P. The Rapidly-Developing Area of Radiocardiology: Principles, Complications and Applications of Radiotherapy on the Heart. Can J Cardiol. 2021 Nov;37(11):1818-1827. doi: 10.1016/j.cjca.2021.07.011. Epub 2021 Jul 22. PMID: 34303782.