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Chris Booth

Senior Adjunct Scientist (Full Status)

ICES Affiliation
  • ICES Queen's
  • Cancer Research Program

613-549-6666 Ext. 4505


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  • MD

Research Focus

  • Cancer

Other Affiliations

  • Staff Physician, Kingston Regional Cancer Centre
  • Assistant Professor, Queen's University
  • Cancer Care Ontario Chair, Health Services Research

Recent ICES Grants

  • An evaluation of survival, patient reported outcomes, and costs for advanced gastrointestinal cancers

    Principal investigator: Coburn N
    Principal knowledge user: Kennedy E
    Knowledge users: Barbera L, Law C, Mittmann N, Moody L, Wei A
    Co-applicants: Bubis L, Chan K, Earle C, Karanicolas P, Mahar A, Paszat L, Sutradhar R
    Collaborators: Booth C, Darling G,  Eisen A, Finnerty D (patient advisor), Porter G, Viola R

    Dr. Natalie Coburn and her co-investigators have received a Partnerships for Health System Improvement for Cancer Control Operating Grant through the Canadian Institute of Health Research. The team has been awarded $758,176 over four years with 20% matching through the Sherif and MaryLou Hanna Chair in Surgical Oncology Research Chair, to conduct population health cancer research in collaboration with patients, decision-makers and knowledge users. The goals of the project are to look at patient-reported outcomes, costs and survival among patients diagnosed with advanced gastrointestinal cancers. This project is unique in that it combines patient and physician opinion to determine meaningful research questions and produce results that can be used by patients.

    Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Operating Grant
    2017-2021; $947,717
  • Optimizing the use of adjuvant chemotherapy for colon cancer: a population-based study of practice and outcomes

    Principal investigator: Booth C
    Co-investigators: Biagi J, Hanna TP, Krzyzanowska MK, MacKillop WJ, Nanji S, Peng Y

    Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Operating Grant
    2015-2018; $218,101
  • A population study of the toxicity and effectiveness of high-dose interferon for high-risk melanoma

    Principal investigator: Hanna T
    Co-investigators: Eisenhauer E, Petrella T, Baetz T, Booth C, Earle C, McKay D, Peng Y, Tron V

    Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Operating Grant
    2014-2017; $360,993

Recent Awards & Recognition

Recent ICES Publications