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Dr Marshall Pitz, MD, MHS, FRCPC

CCTG Brain Disease Site Co-Chair

Dr. Pitz is a Medical Oncologist, Chief Medical Information Officer, and clinical investigator at CancerCare Manitoba, a member of the leadership team for the CancerCare Manitoba Research Institute, and Associate Professor of Medicine in the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba. He conducts clinical research on patients with cancers of the brain and breast, as well as health services research on the use of information technology in the delivery of cancer care. Dr. Pitz's clinical areas of expertise include neuro-oncology and breast cancer, where he is actively involved in patient care.

"Clinical trials represent the highest level of clinical care we can deliver to our patients.
By implementing the best treatments available as the standard and ensuring new ideas are tested and improve
patient outcomes before becoming the new standard. Patients with brain tumours urgently need more
effective treatments, and clinical trials are the best way to achieve that."

Research interests

  • Clinical trials in patients with Brain and Breast cancers
  • Pseudoprogression in glioblastoma
  • Health services research
  • Clinical informatics90p

Dr. Pitz’s publication list (PubMed)

CCTG Brain Disease Site Committee page