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Mylène Bassal
Clinical Investigator, CHEO Research Institute
Physician, Division of Hematology/Oncology, CHEO
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics,
Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa
Director, AfterCare Clinics, CHEO and The Ottawa Hospital
613-737-7600 Ext. 2210
Research Practice Areas:
Current Research:
Dr. Bassal's research activities focus on the late effects of cancer treatment on childhood cancer survivors and their impact on future health, pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), and the treatment of children with Down Syndrome and ALL.
Research Team:
Dr. Bassal is a Clinical Investigator at the CHEO Research Institute, and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Ottawa. She is a Pediatric Hematologist/Oncologist at CHEO and is the Director of the Pediatric Oncology Survivorship Program. She completed her medical school and pediatric residency at McGill University and her hematology/oncology fellowship at the University of Colorado, Children's Hospital in Denver, Colorado. Her expertise is in acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) and long term complications of childhood cancer therapies.
Sample Publications:
Osto L, Konji V, Halton J, Matizinger M, Bassal M, Rauch F, Ward L. The spectrum of recovery from fracture-induced vertebral deformity in pediatric leukemia. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2016 June; 63(6); 1107-10.
Bassal M, Mertens AC, Taylor L, Neglia JP, Greffe BS, Hammond S, Ronckers CM, Friedman DL, Stovall M, Yasui YY, Robison LL, Meadows AT, Kadan-Lottick NS. The Risk of Selected Subsequent Carcinomas in Survivors of Childhood Cancer: A Report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study. J Clin Oncol 2006; 24(3):476-483.
Bassal M, La MK, Whitlock JA, Sather HN, Heerema NA, Gayon PS, Stork LC. Lymphoblast Biology and Outcome Among Children with Down Syndrome and ALL Treated on CCG-1952. Pediatr Blood Cancer 2005; 44(1):21-28. 
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