Le Tien

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Professor, Gynecologic Oncology Fellowship program director
Clinical Investigator, Ottawa Health Research Institute
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of Ottawa/Ottawa Regional Cancer Centre

Contact Information

The Ottawa Hospital, General Campus (Room 8168)
501 Smyth Road , Ottawa, Ontario K1H 8L6
Tel : 613-737-8560
Fax : 613-737-8828


Dr. Le graduated from the University of Toronto in 1989 and completed his residency in Obstetrics/Gynecology and subspecialty fellowship training in Gynecologic Oncology at the University of Manitoba in 1997. He is presently appointed as full Professor at the University of Ottawa and has a full time clinical practice focusing in gynecologic oncology including surgical and systemic therapies for gynecologic cancers.

Dr. Le is the current subspecialty training program director in the division. Dr. Le has a special interest and expertise in clinical trial design, health service research, and radical / robotic surgeries.  Since joining the division in 2002, he has initiated a number of prospective studies and published on a wide range of topics relevant to current gynecologic oncology practice such as evaluation of screening strategies in patients on Tamoxifen with respect to endometrial cancer, Quality of Life assessments in endometrial cancer patients treated with surgery and radiation therapies, neoadjuvant chemotherapy in ovarian cancer, and a number of investigative novel chemotherapy research protocols. He also serves as reviewers and sit on a number of editorial boards for high impact journals in the specialty.

Nationally, Dr. Le has been an active member of the Society of Gynecologic Oncologist of Canada (GOC) being involved in the development and promotion of the society web portal to facilitate communications as well as research among members. He is also actively involved with the Gynecologic Cancer Evidence-based Series (EBS) and Practice Guidelines (PG) committee of Cancer Care Ontario.

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