Dr. Alex Hammond

Dr. Alex Hammond


Radiation Oncology, Head and Neck Cancer, Sarcomas & Gynecology

Chair of Head and Neck Cancer

Chair of Sarcoma Team

Associate Professor in Oncology at the University of Western Ontario

Undergraduate and Postgraduate Teaching in Patient Centered Learning

Chair of Continuing Medical Education

Chair of Ivan Smith Studentships

Cross Appointment to Department of EMT


Fellowship at MD Anderson Hospital, Houston: Texas

Current Practice:

Radiation Oncology, Head and Neck Cancer, Sarcomas, Gynecology and some Benign Tumors

Owen Sound Peripheral Clinic

Research Interests:

Radiation Oncology, Head and Neck Cancer, Sarcomas, Gynecology

National Cancer Institute of Canada (NCIC)

Radiation Therapy Oncology Group (RTOG)

Ontario Cancer Oncology Group (OCOG)

Personal Quote:

Enjoys playing cricket, golf and tennis.


Groome PA, O’Sullivan B, MacKillop B, Jackson LD, Schulze K, Irish JC, Warde PR, Schneider KM, Mackenzie RG, Hodson ID, Hammond JA, Gulavit SPP, Eapen LJ, Dixon PF, Bissett RJ. Compromised Local Control due to Treatment Interruptions and Late Treatment Breaks in Early Glottice Cancer: Population-based Outcomes Study Supporting Need for Intensified Treatment Schedules. Int. J. Rad. Oncolo. Biol. Phys. Vol. 64, No. 4, pp. 1002-1012. October 18, 2005.

Seal A, Tse R, Wehril B. Hammond JA, Temple C. Sentinel Node Biopsy as an Adjunct to Limb Salvage Surgery for Epitheliod Sarcoma of the Hand. World J. Surg Oncol. 2005; 3:41.

Davis AM, O’Sullivan B, Turcotte R, Bell RS, Catton CN, Chabot P, Wunder J, Hammond JA, Benk V, Kandel R, Goddard K, Freeman C, Sadura A, Zee B, Day A, TU D and Pater J. Later Radiation Morbidity Following Preoperative Versus Postoperative Radiotherapy and Oncology, 75(1) April; 48-53, 2005.

Gien LT, Kwon JS, D’Souza DP, Radwan JS, Hammond JA, Sugimoto AK, Carey MS. Brain Metastases from Endometrial Carcinoma: A Retrospective Study. Gynecol Oncol. 2004 May; 93(2); 524-8.

Jackson LD, Groome PA, Schulze K, O’Sullivan B, Irish JC, Dixon PF, Eapen LJ, Gulavita SP, Hammond JA, Hodson DI, Mackenzie RG, Bissett RJ, Schneider KM, Warde PR, Mackillop WJ. Radiotherapy Patterns of Practice: T1N0 Glottic Cancer in Ontario, Canada. J Clin Oncol. 2003 April 7; 15; 266-279.

Groome PA, O’Sullivan B, Irish HC, Rothwell DM, Schultz K, Wards PR, Schneider KM, Mackenzie RG, Hodson DI, Hammond JA, Gulavita SP, Eapen LJ, Dixon PF, Bissett RJ, Mackillop WJ. Management and Outcome Differences in Supraglottic Cancer Between Ontario Canada, and the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results Areas of the United States. J Clin Oncol. 2003 Feb 1: 21(3): 496-505

Groome PA, Schulze K, Boysen M, Hall SF, Mackillop WJ, O’Sullivan B, Irish JC, Warde PR, Schneider KM, Mackenzie RG, Hodson DI, Hammond JA, Galavita SP, Eapen LJ, Dixon PF, Bissett RJ.  A Comparison of Published Head and Neck Stage Groupings in Laryngeal Cancer using Data from Two Countries. J Clin Epidemiol. 2002 Jun ; 55(6) : 533-544.

Davis AM, Sullivan BO, Bell RS, Turcotte R, Catton CN, Wunder JS, Chabot P, Hammond JA, Benk V, Isler M, Freeman C, Goddard K, Bezjak A, Sadura A, Day A, James K, Dongsheng TU, Zee B. Function and Health Status Outcomes in a Randomized Trial Compaing Pre-operative and Post-operative Radiotherapy in Extremity Soft Tissue Sarcoma: J. Clin Oncol, Vol 20, No 22, pp 4472-4477, November 15, 2002.

Hammond JA. Mouthcare for Radiation Patients. Head and Neck Cancer. Hot Spot, February 2002. (Invited contribution).

Fung K, Yoo J, Leeper HA, Bogue B, Hawkins S, Hammond JA Gilchrist JA, Venkatesan VM. Effects of Head and Neck Radiation Therapy on Vocal Function. J Otolaryngol. 30(3): 133-9, June 2001.

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