Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact

Laurie Elit

MSc (McMaster), MD (Western), FRCSC

Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Associate Member, Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact

Gynecologic Oncologist
Juravinski Cancer Centre, Hamilton Health Sciences -
Henderson Hospital site

Juravinski Cancer Centre
699 Concession Street
Hamilton , Ontario , Canada
L8V 5C2

Administrative Assistant: Joanne Collina


Academic Interests

Health Services Research in Gynecologic Oncology, specifically ovarian cancer, Randomized trials specifically in CIN 1 and ovarian cancer, Treatment decision making in ovarian cancer, and she has published extensively on these topics.

Selected Publications

  1. Elit, L., Baigal, G., Tan, J., Munkhtaivan, A. Assessment of two cervical screening methods in Mongolia: Cervical cytology and visual inspection with acetic acid. Journal of Lower Genital Tract Disease 10(2)Apr2006 Pg 83-88
  2. Elit, L., Johnson, M., Brouwers, M., Fung Kee Fung, M., Browman, G., Graham, I. Promoting best gynecologic oncology practice: A potential role for the Society of Gynecologic Oncologists of Canada. Current Oncology 2006;13:3:94-98
  3. Elit, L. AP-23573 Current Opinion in Investigational Drugs Thompson Scientific 2006Sep;9(9):636-44
  4. Elit,L., Bondy, S., Chen, Z., Law, C., Paszat, L.The quality of Operative Reports for women with ovarian cancer. JOGC Oct2006 28(10), 892-897
  5. Elit, L., Cartier, C., Oza, A., Hirte, H., Levine, M., Paszat, L. Outcomes for Systemic therapy in ovarian cancer. Gyn Onc May2006 click here or here.
  6. Bondy,S., Elit, L., Chen, Z., Law, C., Paszat, L. Prognostic factors for women with Stage 1 ovarian cancer with or without adhesions. Eur Journal Gyn Onc 2006 27;6:585-588
  7. Elit L, Oliver TK, Covens A, Kwon J, Fung MF, Hirte HW, Oza AM. Intraperitoneal chemotherapy in the first-line treatment of women with stage III epithelial ovarian cancer: a systematic review with metaanalyses. Cancer. 2007 Jan 19; [Epub ahead of print] Feb 15;109(4):692-702. Review.
  8. Elit,L., Bondy, S., Chen, Z., Paszat, L. A tale of two time zones; Ovarian Cancer Trends over two time periods. Cuurent Oncology 14:2: 57-60, 2006
  9. Elit, L., Ziztelsberger L, Fund Kee Fung M, Brouwers M, Graham ID, Browman G, Hoskins P, Lau S. and the Society of Gynecologic Oncology Canada. Use of Systemic Therapy in Women with Recurrent Ovarian Cancer – Development of a National Clinical Practice Guideline. Gyn Onc 106(1):2007, 181-192
  10. Elit, L., Julian, J., Sellors, J., Levine, M. Colposcopist agreement study on worst site to biopsy on the cervix. Accepted Clinical and Experimental Obstetrics and Gynecology 34(2):2007, 88-90

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