McMaster University

McMaster University

Peter Ellis

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Peter Ellis

MBBS (Sydney University) MMED (Sydney University)
PhD (Sydney University)

Professor, McMaster University
Department of Oncology
Division Head, Medical Oncology, Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre
Associate Member - Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Meet Dr. Peter Ellis, Lung Cancer Specialist


Avril Rogers
P: 905-387-9711, ext 67658
F: 905-575-6326

P: 905-387-9711, Ext. 63123
F: 905-575-6326

Juravinski Cancer Centre
3rd floor 
699 Concession Street
Hamilton Ontario, L8V 5C2


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Academic Interests

Dr. Ellis' areas of interest include patient attitudes towards randomised clinical trials, evaluating health outcomes, and doctor-patient communication, including the involvement of patients in decision-making, assessing patient understanding of and preferences for prognostic information and evaluating the impact of patient use of the internet on the doctor-patient interaction

Selected Publications

  • Laurie SA, Gauthier I, Arnold AM, Shepherd FA, Ellis PM, Chen E, Goss GD, Powers J, Walsh W, Tu D, Robertson J, Puchalski T, Seymour L. A phase I and pharmacokinetic study of daily oral AZD2171, an inhibitor of vascular endothelial growth factor tyrosine kinases, in combination with carboplatin and paclitaxel in patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer: a study of the National Cancer Institute of Canada Clinical Trials Group. Journal of Clinical Oncology 2008; 26(11): 1871-1878
  • Pisters KMW, Evans WK, Azzoli CG, Kris MG, Smith CA, Desch CE, Somerfield MR, Brouwers MC, Darling G, Ellis PM, Gaspar LE, Pass HI, Spigel DR, Strawn JR, Ung YC, Shepherd FA. Cancer Care Ontario and American Society of Clinical Oncology Adjuvant Chemotherapy and Adjuvant Radiation Therapy for Stages I-IIIA Resectable Non–Small-Cell Lung Cancer Guideline Journal of Clinical Oncology 2007; 25(34): 5506-5518
  • Ellis P, Davies A, Evans WK, Haynes AE, Lloyd NS and Members of the Lung Disease Site Group, The Use of Chemotherapy in Patients with Advanced Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma: A Systematic Review and Practice Guideline. Journal of Thoracic Oncology 2006:1(6): 591-601.

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