Andre Fortin

Summary

Affiliation: University of Montreal
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Markers of neck failure in oral cavity and oropharyngeal carcinomas treated with radiotherapy
    A Fortin
    Department of Radiation Oncology, de l Université Laval, L H tel Dieu de Québec, PQ, Canada
    Head Neck 23:87-93. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint The impact of the number of excised axillary nodes and of the percentage of involved nodes on regional nodal failure in patients treated by breast-conserving surgery with or without regional irradiation
    Andre Fortin
    Department of Radiation Oncology, L Hôtel Dieu de Québec, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 65:33-9. 2006
  3. doi request reprint Effect of pretreatment anemia on treatment outcome of concurrent radiochemotherapy in patients with head and neck cancer
    Andre Fortin
    Department of Radiation Oncology, L Hôtel Dieu de Québec, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 72:255-60. 2008
  4. doi request reprint A comparison of treatment outcomes by radiochemotherapy and postoperative radiotherapy in locally advanced squamous cell carcinomas of head and neck
    Andre Fortin
    Department of Radiation Oncology, L Hôtel Dieu de Québec, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Clin Oncol 31:379-83. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Impact of locoregional radiotherapy in node-positive patients treated by breast-conservative treatment
    Andre Fortin
    Department of Radiation Oncology, L Hôtel Dieu de Québec Hospital, Laval University, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 56:1013-22. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Effect of treatment delay on outcome of patients with early-stage head-and-neck carcinoma receiving radical radiotherapy
    Andre Fortin
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Laval University Cancer Research Center, L Hôtel Dieu de Québec, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 52:929-36. 2002
  7. doi request reprint Influence of smoking and alcohol drinking behaviors on treatment outcomes of patients with squamous cell carcinomas of the head and neck
    Andre Fortin
    Department of Radiation Oncology, L Hôtel Dieu de Québec, Quebec, PQ, Canada
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 74:1062-9. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Does histologic grade have a role in the management of head and neck cancers?
    A Fortin
    Department of Radiation Oncology and Department of Pathology, L Hôtel Dieu de Québec, Quebec, Canada
    J Clin Oncol 19:4107-16. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Outcome of patients treated with cobalt and 6 MV in head and neck cancers
    A Fortin
    Department of Radiation Oncology, L Hôtel Dieu de Québec, PQ, Canada
    Head Neck 23:181-8. 2001
  10. doi request reprint Prognostic significance of cyclooxygenase-2 overexpression in glottic cancer
    Melanie K Sackett
    Pathology Department, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Québec and Université Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Clin Cancer Res 14:67-73. 2008

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Publications22

  1. ncbi request reprint Markers of neck failure in oral cavity and oropharyngeal carcinomas treated with radiotherapy
    A Fortin
    Department of Radiation Oncology, de l Université Laval, L H tel Dieu de Québec, PQ, Canada
    Head Neck 23:87-93. 2001
    ..Neck management after radiotherapy remains controversial. It is not clear which patients may benefit from postradiotherapy neck dissection. Biologic markers may be useful in this setting...
  2. ncbi request reprint The impact of the number of excised axillary nodes and of the percentage of involved nodes on regional nodal failure in patients treated by breast-conserving surgery with or without regional irradiation
    Andre Fortin
    Department of Radiation Oncology, L Hôtel Dieu de Québec, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 65:33-9. 2006
    ..This number is dependent on the number of nodes removed during the axillary dissection. This study examines whether the percentage of positive nodes may help to select patients for regional radiotherapy...
  3. doi request reprint Effect of pretreatment anemia on treatment outcome of concurrent radiochemotherapy in patients with head and neck cancer
    Andre Fortin
    Department of Radiation Oncology, L Hôtel Dieu de Québec, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 72:255-60. 2008
    ..To investigate the effect of anemia on outcome of treatment with radiochemotherapy in patients with head-and-neck cancer...
  4. doi request reprint A comparison of treatment outcomes by radiochemotherapy and postoperative radiotherapy in locally advanced squamous cell carcinomas of head and neck
    Andre Fortin
    Department of Radiation Oncology, L Hôtel Dieu de Québec, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Clin Oncol 31:379-83. 2008
    ..To investigate the treatment outcomes by concomitant radiochemotherapy (CHEMORAD), and by surgery and postoperative radiotherapy (PORT) in patients with locally advanced head and neck cancers...
  5. ncbi request reprint Impact of locoregional radiotherapy in node-positive patients treated by breast-conservative treatment
    Andre Fortin
    Department of Radiation Oncology, L Hôtel Dieu de Québec Hospital, Laval University, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 56:1013-22. 2003
    ..The aim of this study is to evaluate the impact of locoregional radiation in node-positive patients treated by tumorectomy and radiation therapy...
  6. ncbi request reprint Effect of treatment delay on outcome of patients with early-stage head-and-neck carcinoma receiving radical radiotherapy
    Andre Fortin
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Laval University Cancer Research Center, L Hôtel Dieu de Québec, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 52:929-36. 2002
    ..The aim of the present study was to analyze the impact of delaying treatment on the outcome of patients with early head-and-neck squamous cell carcinomas...
  7. doi request reprint Influence of smoking and alcohol drinking behaviors on treatment outcomes of patients with squamous cell carcinomas of the head and neck
    Andre Fortin
    Department of Radiation Oncology, L Hôtel Dieu de Québec, Quebec, PQ, Canada
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 74:1062-9. 2009
    ..To retrospectively evaluate the prognostic value of smoking and drinking status in patients with head-and-neck squamous cell carcinomas...
  8. ncbi request reprint Does histologic grade have a role in the management of head and neck cancers?
    A Fortin
    Department of Radiation Oncology and Department of Pathology, L Hôtel Dieu de Québec, Quebec, Canada
    J Clin Oncol 19:4107-16. 2001
    ..The aim of this study is to evaluate the role of histologic grade as an independent predictor of DM and to determine a subgroup of patients who may benefit from systemic chemotherapy...
  9. ncbi request reprint Outcome of patients treated with cobalt and 6 MV in head and neck cancers
    A Fortin
    Department of Radiation Oncology, L Hôtel Dieu de Québec, PQ, Canada
    Head Neck 23:181-8. 2001
    ..Since 1992, we have been using a 6-MV linear accelerator instead of a cobalt machine. The aim of the study is to evaluate the impact of this on neck control, particularly on postoperative patients in which subcutaneous tissues are at risk...
  10. doi request reprint Prognostic significance of cyclooxygenase-2 overexpression in glottic cancer
    Melanie K Sackett
    Pathology Department, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Québec and Université Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Clin Cancer Res 14:67-73. 2008
    ..However, the role of COX-2 overexpression in head and neck cancers remains undetermined. The objective of this study was to evaluate whether COX-2 is a prognostic factor in glottic cancer...
  11. ncbi request reprint Interaction between antioxidant vitamin supplementation and cigarette smoking during radiation therapy in relation to long-term effects on recurrence and mortality: a randomized trial among head and neck cancer patients
    Francois Meyer
    Laval University Cancer Research Center, Quebec City, QC, Canada
    Int J Cancer 122:1679-83. 2008
    ..Particular attention should be devoted to prevent patients from both smoking and taking antioxidant supplements during radiation therapy...
  12. doi request reprint Predictors of severe acute and late toxicities in patients with localized head-and-neck cancer treated with radiation therapy
    Francois Meyer
    Laval University Cancer Research Center, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Québec L Hôtel Dieu de Québec, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 82:1454-62. 2012
    ..In a large cohort of patients treated with RT for localized head and neck cancer (HNC), we prospectively assessed the occurrence of RT-induced acute and late toxicities and identified characteristics that predicted these toxicities...
  13. doi request reprint Influence of smoking status on treatment outcomes after post-operative radiation therapy for non-small-cell lung cancer
    Sonia K A Nguyen
    Department of Radiation Oncology, L Hôtel Dieu de Québec, Canada
    Radiother Oncol 96:89-93. 2010
    ..Modifiable factors, like smoking, may help guide therapy. We retrospectively evaluated the impact of smoking on control in patients undergoing post-operative radiation therapy (PORT) for NSCLC...
  14. doi request reprint Predictors of weight loss during radiotherapy in patients with stage I or II head and neck cancer
    Alice Nourissat
    Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Laval University Cancer Research Center, Chuq Hotel Dieu de Quebec, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    Cancer 116:2275-83. 2010
    ..The purpose of the study was to identify predictors of weight loss during radiotherapy (RT) in patients with stage I or II head and neck (HN) cancer...
  15. ncbi request reprint Delaying post-operative radiotherapy may increase risk of local recurrence in people with breast cancer
    Andre Fortin
    Hotel Dieu de Quebec, Quebec City, Canada
    Cancer Treat Rev 29:441-3. 2003
  16. doi request reprint Postoperative radiotherapy for lung cancer: improvement in locoregional control using three-dimensional compared with two-dimensional technique
    Laurence Masson-Côté
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Québec L Hôtel Dieu de Québec, Quebec City, QC, Canada
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 80:686-91. 2011
    ..To determine whether lung cancer patients treated with three-dimensional (3D) postoperative radiotherapy (PORT) have more favorable outcomes than those treated with two-dimensional (2D) PORT...
  17. doi request reprint Health-related quality of life as a survival predictor for patients with localized head and neck cancer treated with radiation therapy
    Francois Meyer
    Laval University Cancer Research Center, CHUQ HDQ, Quebec, Canada
    J Clin Oncol 27:2970-6. 2009
    ..To assess the added prognostic value for overall survival (OS) of baseline health-related quality of life (HRQOL) and of early changes in HRQOL among patients with localized head and neck cancer (HNC) treated with radiation therapy...
  18. ncbi request reprint p53 and Ki-67 as markers of radioresistance in head and neck carcinoma
    Christian Couture
    Service de Pathologie, CHUQ, L Hôtel Dieu de Québec, Quebec, Canada
    Cancer 94:713-22. 2002
    ..p53 and Ki-67 are regarded as potential interesting predictors of radioresistance, although their exact influence awaits confirmation on a large cohort of uniformly treated patients...
  19. doi request reprint Clinical outcome of adjuvant treatment of endometrial cancer using aperture-based intensity-modulated radiotherapy
    Myriam Bouchard
    Département de Radio oncologie et Centre de Recherche de L Hôtel Dieu de Québec, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Quebec, L Hôtel Dieu de Québec, Quebec, QC, Canada
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 71:1343-50. 2008
    ..To assess disease control and acute and chronic toxicity with aperture-based intensity-modulated radiotherapy (AB-IMRT) for postoperative pelvic irradiation of endometrial cancer...
  20. ncbi request reprint Acute adverse effects of radiation therapy and local recurrence in relation to dietary and plasma beta carotene and alpha tocopherol in head and neck cancer patients
    Francois Meyer
    Laval University Cancer Research Center, Quebec, Canada
    Nutr Cancer 59:29-35. 2007
    ..This study suggests that a higher usual dietary beta carotene intake can reduce the occurrence of severe adverse effects of radiation therapy and decrease local cancer recurrence...
  21. ncbi request reprint The efficacy and sequencing of a short course of androgen suppression on freedom from biochemical failure when administered with radiation therapy for T2-T3 prostate cancer
    Jacques Laverdiere
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Quebec, Laval University, Quebec, Canada
    J Urol 171:1137-40. 2004
    ..We evaluated the benefits and sequencing of androgen suppression (AS) administered with external beam radiation therapy (EBRT) in T2-T3 prostate cancers...
  22. doi request reprint Individualized margins in 3D conformal radiotherapy planning for lung cancer: analysis of physiological movements and their dosimetric impacts
    François Germain
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Quebec, Hotel Dieu de Quebec, Laval University, Quebec, Canada
    Med Dosim 33:48-54. 2008
    ..In conformal RT planning for the treatment of lung cancer, the use of serial CT scans to evaluate respiratory motion and to generate individualized margins to account for these motions produced only a limited lung sparing advantage...