Yves Fradet, M.D., FRCSC
Professor of Surgery
Dr Yves Fradet graduated from Laval University (Quebec, Canada) in 1981, and completed an oncology fellowship at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, with Drs Willet Whitmore and Lloyd Old. Since 1983, he has headed a research laboratory at the Laval University Cancer Research Centre at the University hospital, where he is also director of the urologic oncology section. He is a member of many national and international societies, and is often invited as a guest speaker at national and international meetings, as a visiting professor, and as a consultant to many organizations. He was the founding chairman of the Canadian Urologic Oncology Group from 1988 to 1995. He has been the chairman of the department of surgery at Laval University since 2000. He has authored over 207 publications and book chapters, and 370 abstracts.
Dr Fradet’s research activities involve translational laboratory research in tumour immunology; molecular biology of bladder and prostate cancer, and its applications to new diagnostics and treatments; epidemiological studies in bladder and prostate cancers; and clinical trials in prostate cancer, and other genitourinary cancers. Dr Fradet also has a very active practice in urologic oncology and clinical trials.