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Bernard Lespérance

Bernard Lesperance

Associate Professer, Faculty of Medicine – Medicine and Medical Specialties, Université de Montréal

Address
Hôpital du Sacré-Coeur de Montréal
5400 Gouin Blvd. West
Montreal, Quebec H4J 1C5

Tel.: 514-338-2050
bernard [dot] lesperance [at] umontreal [dot] ca (Email)

Expertise: Hematology; Oncology, information technology; Data base development; Knowledge transfer and CME

Summary of Research Activities
Clinical trials in breast, colorectal and lung cancer; Evaluative research

Recent Publications
Desjardins S, Belleau P, Labrie Y, Ouellette G, Bessette P, Chiquette J, Laframboise R, Lepine J, Lesperance B, Pichette R, Plante M, Durocher F; INHERIT BRCAs Other members of INHERIT BRCAs involved in this study are listed in Appendix 1.. Genetic variants and haplotype analyses of the ZBRK1/ZNF350 gene in high-risk non BRCA1/2 French Canadian breast and ovarian cancer families. Int J Cancer. 2007 Aug 31; [Epub ahead of print]

Guenard F, Labrie Y, Ouellette G, Beauparlant CJ, Bessette P, Chiquette J, Laframboise R, Lepine J, Lesperance B, Pichette R, Plante M; INHERIT BRCAs, Durocher F. Germline mutations in the breast cancer susceptibility gene PTEN are rare in high-risk non-BRCA1/2 French Canadian breast cancer families. Fam Cancer. 2007;6(4):483-90. Epub 2007 Jul 17.

Durocher F, Labrie Y, Soucy P, Sinilnikova O, Labuda D, Bessette P, Chiquette J, Laframboise R, Lepine J, Lesperance B, Ouellette G, Pichette R, Plante M, Tavtigian SV, Simard J. Mutation analysis and characterization of ATR sequence variants in breast cancer cases from high-risk French Canadian breast/ovarian cancer families. BMC Cancer. 2006 Sep 29;6:230.

Mes-Masson AM, Champoux L, Hebert J, Batist G, Lesperance B. [The reseau de recherche sur le cancer: favoring a multi-disciplinary approach] Bull Cancer. 2006 Sep 1;93(9):831-4.

Simard J, Dumont M, Moisan AM, Gaborieau V, Vezina H, Durocher F, Chiquette J, Plante M, Avard D, Bessette P, Brousseau C, Dorval M, Godard B, Houde L, Joly Y, Lajoie MA, Leblanc G, Lepine J, Lesperance B, Malouin H, Parboosingh J, Pichette R, Provencher L, Rheaume J, Sinnett D, Samson C, Simard JC, Tranchant M, Voyer P, Brcas I, Easton D, Tavtigian SV, Knoppers BM, Laframboise R, Bridge P, Goldgar D. Evaluation of BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation prevalence, risk prediction models and a multi-step testing approach in French-Canadian high-risk breast and ovarian cancer families. J Med Genet. 2007 Feb;44(2):107-21. Epub 2006 Aug 11.

Moisan AM, Fortin J, Dumont M, Samson C, Bessette P, Chiquette J, Laframboise R, Lepine J, Lesperance B, Pichette R, Plante M, Provencher L, Voyer P, Goldgar D, Bridge P, Simard J. No Evidence of BRCA1/2 genomic rearrangements in high-risk French-Canadian breast/ovarian cancer families. Genet Test. 2006 Summer;10(2):104-15.

Avard D, Bridge P, Bucci LM, Chiquette J, Dorval M, Durocher F, Easton D, Godard B, Goldgar D, Knoppers BM, Laframboise R, Lesperance B, Plante M, Tavtigian SV, Vezina H, Wilson B, Simard J; INHERIT BRCAs. Partnering in Oncogenetic Research - The INHERIT BRCAs Experience: Opportunities and Challenges. Fam Cancer. 2006;5(1):3-13.

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