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André Robidoux, M.D., FRCSC


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André Robidoux, M.D., FRCSC
André Robidoux, M.D., FRCSC Surgical Oncologist, Full Professor Department of Surgery of the CHUM


  • Scotia Chair in Breast Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment
  • Director, Breast Cancer Research Group, CRCHUM
  • Director, Integrated Breast Cancer Clinic, CHUM
  • Chair of the Scientific Committee, McPeak-Sirois Group

Surgical oncologist at the CHUM and world-renowned researcher, André Robidoux led research involving thousands of patients that enables him to explain to the public the different facets of the disease and the treatments best suited to counter it. His career has allowed him to treat more than 4,000 patients to date.


Why Choosing Breast Cancer?

Dr. Robidoux finds it fascinating to study the biology of the breast cancer disease. He has also been influenced by mentors such as Dr. Bernard Fisher who worked in this field.  Moreover, this disease affected him personally as some family members died from it.

Field(s) of Research

  • All
  • Cancer biology
  • Etiology (causes)
  • Prevention
  • Screening, diagnosis or prognosis
  • Treatments
  • Oncopsychology
  • Development of scientific models


2002 – Tribute Award for contribution to the development of the Faculty of Medicine of the Université de Montréal
2007 – Medal of Honor from the Association des diplômés et des professeurs de la faculté de médecine de l’Université de Montréal
2007 – Medal recipient for the 150th anniversary of the Faculty of Medicine of the Université de Montréal
2010 – The NSABP Distinguished Investigator Lifetime Achievement Award
2010 – The British Journal of Surgery Lecture Award

Projects Funded by the Foundation

1999 – Integrated Breast Cancer Research Team  

2014 – Contribution to publication of book Des raisons d’espérer, Éditions PUM, 2014