Education

Medical School
Université Laval, Canada (2012)
Residency
McGill University Health Centre (2017), Radiation Oncology
Fellowship
Mayo Clinic (2018), Advanced Radiation Oncology

Research Interest

  • Bladder cancer in women
  • Prostate cancer protocols
  • RCC spine metastases
  • Rectal cancer in elderly patients

Publications

Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

A comparison of grade 4 lymphopenia with proton versus photon radiotherapy for esophageal cancer. Advances in radiation oncology
Routman DM, Garant A, Lester SC, Cristobal CT, Yoon HH, Neben-Wittich MA, Martenson JA, Haddock MG, Hallemeier CL, Merrell KW 2019 4 1 63-69
What Is the Optimal Radiation Technique for Esophageal Cancer? A Dosimetric Comparison of Four Techniques.
Fawaz ZS, Kazandjian S, Tsui JM, Devic DS, Lecavalier-Barsoum M, Vuong T, Elakshar S, Garant A, Lavoie I, Niazi TM Cureus 2018 Jul 10 7 e2985
Do clinical criteria reflect pathologic complete response in rectal cancer following neoadjuvant therapy?
Garant A, Florianova L, Gologan A, Spatz A, Faria J, Morin N, Vasilevsky CA, Vuong T Int J Colorectal Dis 2018 Jun 33 6 727-733
Concomitant use of corticosteroids and immune checkpoint inhibitors in patients with hematologic or solid neoplasms: A systematic review.
Garant A, Guilbault C, Ekmekjian T, Greenwald Z, Murgoi P, Vuong T Crit. Rev. Oncol. Hematol. 2017 Dec 120 86-92
Long-term Outcomes of Induction Carboplatin and Gemcitabine Followed by Concurrent Radiotherapy With Low-dose Paclitaxel and Gemcitabine for Stage III Non-small-cell Lung Cancer.
Guilbault C, Garant A, Faria S, Owen S, Ofiara L, Duclos M, Hirsh V, Kopek N Clin Lung Cancer 2017 09 18 5 565-571
A meta-analysis comparing the risk of metastases in patients with rectal cancer and MRI-detected extramural vascular invasion (mrEMVI) vs mrEMVI-negative cases.
Siddiqui MRS, Simillis C, Hunter C, Chand M, Bhoday J, Garant A, Vuong T, Artho G, Rasheed S, Tekkis P, Abulafi AM, Brown G Br. J. Cancer 2017 Jun 116 12 1513-1519
Whole Abdominal-Pelvic Radiotherapy in the Management of Primary Ewing Sarcoma of the Peritoneal Cavity.
Barbosa Neto O, Garant A, Shakir S, Brossard J, Garde-Granger P, Freeman C Cureus 2016 Jan 8 1 e455
Intensity-modulated radiation therapy for patients with rectal cancer.
Vuong T, Garant A Colorectal Cancer 2014 3 4 235-238
EGFR and K-ras gene mutation status in squamous cell anal carcinoma: a role for concurrent radiation and EGFR inhibitors?
Paliga A, Onerheim R, Gologan A, Chong G, Spatz A, Niazi T, Garant A, Macheto D, Alcindor T, Vuong T Br. J. Cancer 2012 Nov 107 11 1864-8
Adverse features on rectal MRI identify a high-risk group that may benefit from more intensive preoperative staging and treatment.
Hunter CJ, Garant A, Vuong T, Artho G, Lisbona R, Tekkis P, Abulafi M, Brown G Ann. Surg. Oncol. 2012 Apr 19 4 1199-205

Honors & Awards

  • UT Southwestern Leaders Emerging in Academic Departments (LEAD) Course: Class of 2019
    (2019)
  • American Brachytherapy Society Prostate LDR/HDR Scholarship
    (2018)
  • Reviewer (by invitation), International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics
    (2018)
  • John D. Earle Radiation Oncology Fellowship Fund, Mayo Clinic, Rochester MN
    (2017-2018)
  • McGill University Residency Program Award – Scholar
    (2015-2016)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Board of Radiology: Radiobiology/Physics, Clinical Written and Oral Examinations (DABR) (2016-2018)