Scientific Advisory Board

Dr. John Kuruvilla | Chair  Toronto, ON
Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
Dr. Sarit Assouline  Montréal, QC
Jewish General Hospital
Dr. Isabelle Bence-Bruckler  Ottawa, ON
The Ottawa Hospital
Dr. Mark Bosch  Regina, SK
Saskatchewan Cancer Agency
Dr. Graeme Fraser  Hamilton, ON
Juravinski Cancer Centre
Dr. Joanne Hickey  St. John's NL
St. John's Health Sciences Centre
Dr. David Hodgson  Toronto, ON
Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
Dr. Jean-Francois Larouche  Québec, QC
Centre hospitalier de l'universite de Québec
Dr. David MacDonald  Ottawa,ON
The Ottawa Hospital 
Dr. Anthony Reiman  Saint John, NB
St. John Regional Hospital
Dr. Kerry Savage  Vancouver, BC
British Columbia Cancer Agency
Dr. Pamela Skrabek  Winnipeg, MB
Cancer Care Manitoba
Dr. Douglas Stewart  Calgary, AB
Tom Baker Cancer Centre


Dr. John Kuruvilla, CHAIR; MD, FRCPC - Hematologist in the Division of Medical Oncology and Hematology, Princess Margaret Hospital

Dr. David MacDonald, MD, FRCPC - Assistant Professor in the Division of Hematology, Dalhousie University

Dr. Graeme Fraser, MD, FRCPC - Associate Professor, Department of Oncology - Division of Malignant Hematology, McMaster University

Dr. Doug Stewart, MD, FRCPC - Professor in the departments of Medicine and Oncology, Divisions of Medical Oncology, Hematology, and Hematological Malignancies, University of Calgary

Dr. Tony Reiman, MD, SM, FRCPC - Medical Oncologist at Canadian Cancer Society Research, Chair at University of New Brunswick, and Assistant Dean, Research at Dalhousie Medicine New Brunswick

Dr. Sarit Assouline, MD - Physician, Division of Hematology, Sir Mortimer B. Davis-Jewish General Hospital; Assistant Professor, Department of Oncology, McGill University

Dr. Kerry Savage, MD - Medical Oncologist at the BC Cancer Agency, Associate Professor at the University of British Columbia

Dr. David Hodgson, MD, MPH, FRCPC - Associate Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Toronto Staff Radiation Oncologist, Princess Margaret Hospital/University Health Network

Dr. Isabelle Bence-Bruckler, MD, FRCPC - Hematologist, Associate Professor of Medicine, Member, Blood and Marrow Transplant Program, Ottawa General Hospital Campus



Lymphoma Canada could not do what we do without the support of these exceptional professionals from the medical community and would like to thank the following people for their past service to our Scientific Advisory Board:

Dr. Joe Connors, PAST CHAIR; MDClinical Professor, University of British Columbia; Chair, Lymphoma Tumour Group, British Columbia Cancer Agency

Dr. Spencer Gibson, PhD, Associate Professor, Manitoba Institute of Cell Biology, Department of Biochemistry and Medical Genetic, University of Manitoba

Dr. Mary Gospodarowicz, MD, FRCPC FRCR(Hon) Professor and Chair, Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Toronto, Chief, Radiation Medicine Program, Princess Margaret Hospital

Dr. Kevin Imrie, MD, FRCPC - Physician-in-Chief, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Vice-Chair, Education, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto

Dr. Ralph M. Meyer, MD, FRCP(C), Director of the National Cancer Institute of Canada (NCIC) Clinical Trials Group and Holder of the Edith Eisenhauer Chair in Clinical Cancer Research at Queen’s University

Dr. Diponkar Banerjee, MBChB, PhD, FRCPC, Clinical Professor, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, University of British Columbia; Director, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Vancouver Cancer Centre; Provincial Program Leader, Cancer Pathology Program, BC Cancer

Dr. Brent W. Zanke, Vice-President OICR and Director, Ontario Tumour Bank