• Rogers, Paul


    Investigator, BC Children's Hospital
    Clinical Professor, Division of Hematology and Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, University of British Columbia
    Former Medical Director, Pediatric Oncology/Hematology/BMT Program Head, Division of Paediatric Hematology/ Oncology, BC Children's Hospital and BC Women's Hospital & Health Centre; and University of British Columbia

    Degrees / Designations
    B.Sc., MB, ChB, DCH(Lond), MBA, FRCPC, FRCP(Lond)
    Primary Area of Research
    Childhood Diseases
    Secondary Area(s) of Research
    Lab Phone
    Mailing Address

    BC Children's Hospital and BC Women's Hospital & Health Centre
    Room A119
    4480 Oak Street
    Vancouver, BC V6H 3V4

    Affiliate Websites
    Research Areas
    • Childhood cancer
    • Nutritional support for children with cancer
    • Survivors of childhood cancer
    • Clinical trials
    • Principal investigator (UBC) for the Children's Oncology Group (COG) for the conduct of clinical trials for children with pediatric malignancies
    • Former Chairman of the Nutritional Committee for the COG, which develops nutritional clinical and translational research and intervention studies for children with malignancies
    • Assessment of long-term sequelae in children with malignancies 
      Clinical trials to improve treatments for childhood cancer
    • Assessment of nutritional support for children with cancer
    • Co-Chair Canadian Task Force for Adolescents and Young Adults with Cancer
    Current Projects

    • Phase III Clinical Trials – Children’s Oncology Group
    • Nutrition Intervention: Supportive Care
    • Health Care Utilization of Long Term Pediatric Cancer Survivors


    Selected Publications

    Rogers PC, Ladas. The impact of nutritional status on outcomes: a neglected area of research. EJ.Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2011 Dec 1;57(6):902-3. doi: 10.1002/pbc.23165. Epub 2011 May 18. PMID: 21594981

    Lorenzi MF, Xie L, Rogers PC, Pritchard S, Goddard K, McBride ML. Hospital-related morbidity among childhood cancer survivors in British Columbia, Canada: report of the childhood, adolescent, young adult cancer survivors (CAYACS) program.Int J Cancer. 2011 Apr 1;128(7):1624-31. doi: 10.1002/ijc.25751. Epub 2010 Dec 29. PMID: 21280033

    McBride ML, Rogers PC, Sheps SB, Glickman V, Broemeling AM, Goddard K, Hu J, Lorenzi M, Peacock S, Pritchard S, Rassekh SR, Siegel L, Spinelli JJ, Teckle P, Xie L. Childhood, adolescent, and young adult cancer survivors research program of British Columbia: objectives, study design, and cohort characteristics. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2010 Aug;55(2):324-30. PMID: 20582971

    Ross CJ, Katzov-Eckert H, Dubé MP, Brooks B, Rassekh SR, Barhdadi A, Feroz-Zada Y, Visscher H, Brown AM, Rieder MJ, Rogers PC, Phillips MS, Carleton BC, Hayden MR; CPNDS Consortium. Genetic variants in TPMT and COMT are associated with hearing loss in children receiving cisplatin chemotherapy. Nat Genet. 2009 Dec;41(12):1345-9. Epub 2009 Nov 8. PMID: 19898482

    Lorenzi M, McMillan AJ, Siegel LS, Zumbo BD, Glickman V, Spinelli JJ, Goddard KJ, Pritchard SL, Rogers PC, McBride ML.Educational outcomes among survivors of childhood cancer in British Columbia, Canada: report of the Childhood/Adolescent/Young Adult Cancer Survivors (CAYACS) Program.Cancer. 2009 May 15;115(10):2234-45. PMID: 19326396

    Reebye SC, Blair GK, Rogers PC, Jamieson D, Skarsgard ED. An audit of cancer diagnosis in a Canadian children's hospital: Quality, timing and efficiency.Paediatr Child Health. 2006 Mar;11(3):143-7. PMID: 19030269

    Rogers PC, Melnick SJ, Ladas EJ, Halton J, Baillargeon J, Sacks N; Children's Oncology Group (COG) Nutrition Committee. Children's Oncology Group (COG) Nutrition Committee.Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2008 Feb;50(2 Suppl):447-50; discussion 451. Review. PMID: 18064639

    Butturini AM, Dorey FJ, Lange BJ, Henry DW, Gaynon PS, Fu C, Franklin J, Siegel SE, Seibel NL, Rogers PC, Sather H, Trigg M, Bleyer WA, Carroll WL. Obesity and outcome in pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemia. J Clin Oncol. 2007 May 20;25(15):2063-9. PMID: 17513811

    MacArthur AC, Spinelli JJ, Rogers PC, Goddard KJ, Phillips N, McBride ML. Risk of a second malignant neoplasm among 5-year survivors of cancer in childhood and adolescence in British Columbia, Canada. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2007 Apr;48(4):453-9. PMID: 16767718

    MacArthur AC, Spinelli JJ, Rogers PC, Goddard KJ, Abanto ZU, McBride ML. Mortality among 5-year survivors of cancer diagnosed during childhood or adolescence in British Columbia, Canada. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2007 Apr;48(4):460-7. PMID: 16767717

    Del Bel KL, Ragotte RJ, Saferali A, Lee S, Vercauteren SM, Mostafavi SA, Schreiber RA, Prendiville JS, Phang MS, Halperin J, Au N, Dean JM, Jewels E, Junker AK, Rogers PC, Seear M, McKinnon ML, Turvey SE. JAK1 gain-of-function causes an autosomal dominant immune dysregulatory and hypereosinophilic syndrome.  J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2017 Jan 19. PMID: 28111307  Impact Factor: 12.485
    Honours & Awards

    Elected to Fellow of Royal College of Physicians, London - 1991
    Paediatric Resident Award for Individual Excellence in Teaching, UBC - 1983 & 1987

    Research Group Members

    • Colleen Fitzgerald - Clinical research manager 
    • Dr. Elaine Peddie - Clinical assistant
    Clinical research associates 
    • Nita Takeuchi 
    • Martina Javerina Barbour
    • Mary-Joan Galvez 
    • Leijla Gavranovic 
    • Joanne Shinde 
    • Buffy Clague
    • Dr. Geoff Cuvelier 
    • Dr. Lisa Goodyear 
    • Dr. Greg Guilcher 
    • Dr. Ewa Lunaczel-Motyka 
    • Dr. Rod Rassekh 
    • Dr. Amanda Turnbull 
    • Dr. Mark Winstanley 
    • Dr. Rebecca Deyell