Saad, Fred


Principal scientist

CHUM Research Centre

Research theme

Urology, CHUM

Prostate cancer research, Montreal Cancer Institute / CRCHUM

Full professor
Department of surgery, Université de Montréal

Chair holder
Raymond Garneau Chair in Prostate Cancer, Université de Montréal

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Other affiliations

CHUM's Urologic Oncology Clinic and the Prostate Cancer Molecular Oncology Laboratory in the Montreal Cancer Institute.President, Canadian Urologic Oncology Group (CUOG) and National Cancer Institute of Canada G-U (NCIC G-U)

Canadian Prostate Health Council and Global G-U

Principal investigator
Alliance-Procure biobank, which brings together the four universities in Quebec

Board of Directors of: The Montreal Cancer Institute, National Cancer Institute of Canada, Procure Alliance


Oncological urology, prostate cancer, tissue bank, prognostic markers in prostate cancer, hormone-refractory cancer.

Research interests

Research on prognostic molecular markers in prostate cancer and hormone-refractory prostate cancer.

Founder of the Oncology Urology Clinic at the University Hospital of Montreal (CHUM) and the Molecular Oncology Laboratory in Prostate Cancer at the Montreal Cancer Institute.


Publications indexed on PubMed


Prostate cancer treatment: an encouraging combination therapy

Prostate cancer: treating it early for a better, longer life

Dr Saad nommé chevalier de l'Ordre national du Québec (In French)