Anna Towers

Academic title(s): 

Associate Professor

Anna Towers
Contact Information
Email address: 
anna.towers [at]

Palliative Care and Oncology
1650 Cedar Avenue, Room L10.221.3
H3G 1A4

Department of Oncology
Associate Professor in the Department of Oncology and was Director of Palliative Care McGill
Research areas: 
Clinical Science
Areas of interest: 

Research projects in which Dr Towers is involved include: a study using Dual-energy X-ray Absorptiometry and Bioelectric Impedance Spectroscopy to assess body composition in arms of women with breast cancer-related lymphedema; a study on the evaluation of lymphedema self-management techniques; and a Rossy-funded study on the prevention of lymphedema following gynecological cancer; a project with the PERFORM laboratory at Concordia University to investigate the use of high-definition ultrasound to help stage lymphedema in breast cancer patients. In the palliative care field, her present research interest is in qualitative studies relating to Euthanasia/Medical Aid in Dying law in Quebec and in Canada.

Associate Member
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