Assistant Professor, Oncology; Sugery



Associate Member, Rosalind and Morris Goodman Cancer Research Centre
Department of Oncology 


Montreal General Hospital
Room L9-112
1650 Cedar Avenue
Montreal, QC, H3G 1A4

Tel: 514-934-1934 X 44327





Clinical Focus: Clinical Chemotherapy Trials for Thoracic Malignancies Neoadjuvant chemotherapy – gastric and esophageal cancer - Adjuvant chemotherapy – lung cancer

Research Focus: The Role of Soluble L-selection in Altered Leukocyte Function in Sepsis Influence of Systemic Inflammation in Cancer Metastasis - TLR-4 Signaling in cancer cells - Neutrophil facilitated cancer progression


Recent Publications:

1. Hanna W, Sudarshan M, Roberge D, David M, Washke K, Mayrand S, Alcondor T, and Ferri L.

What is the Optimal Management of Dysphagia in Metastatic Esophageal Cancer? Current Oncology Accepted for publication July 2011.


2. Hanna W, Ferri L, McKendy K, Sirois C, and Mulder DS.

Reconstruction after major chest wall resection: Excellent Respiratory outcomes of autologous tissue reconstruction without rigid fixation.

Surgery Accepted for publication July 2011.


3. Lee H, Hanley S, Robineau C, Sirois C, Mulder D, and Ferri L

Estimating the risk of prolonged air leak after pulmonary resection using a simple scoring system.

J Am Coll Surg 2011 Jun;212(6):1027-32


4. Hsu R, Chan C, Spicer J, Rousseau M, Giannias B, Rousseau S, and Ferri L

LPS-induced TLR4 signaling in human colorectal cancer cells increases ß1 integrin-mediated cell adhesion and liver metastasis.

Cancer Research 71(5) March 1, 2011


5. Okrainec A, Ferri L, Feldman L, and Fried GM

Defining the Learning Curve in Laparoscopic Paraesophageal Hernia Repair: A CUSUM Analysis.

Surgical Endoscopy 2010 Sept 11 (published online)


6. Ferri L, and Mulder DS. Further Refinement of the Optimal Treatment Following Radical Gastric Resection for Gastric Adenocarcinoma.

Archives of Surgery 2010 145(3):239


7. Roussel L, Houle F, Chan C, Yao Y, Berube J, Olivenstein R, Martin J, Huot J, Hamid Q, Ferri L, and Rousseau S.

IL-17 Promotes p38 MAPK-Dependent Endothelial Activation Enhancing Neutrophil Recruitment to Sites if Inflammation.

Journal of Immunology March 12 2010, Epub ahead of print


8. Ferri L, Cools-Lartigue J, Cao J, Miller L, Mayrand S, Fried GM, and Darling G.

Clinical Predictors of Achalasia. Diseases of the Esophagus 2010 Feb 23(1) 76-81