Clinical Professor
Rm 261, 2206 East Mall
phone: 6048225688
mobile: 7789288838

Chair, UBC Clinical Research Ethics Board (CREB)
Associate Chair, Providence Health Care Research Ethics Board (PHC REB)

DPAS 420 Self-Directed Project Tutor
MEDD 410 Medical Ethics
MEDD 411 Case-Based Learning
MEDD 412 Case-Based Learning
MEDD 411 Communication Skills
MEDD 411 Porfolio Coach
MEDD 412 Portfolio Coach
MEDD 419 Foundations of Scholarship and Flexible Enhanced Learning I
MEDD 419 Content Area Faculty Lead
FMED 428 Problem-Based Learning MDUP Year 2
MEDD 429 Flexible Enhanced Learning II
UBC International Summer Program in Medicine

van Netten JP, Hoption Cann SA, et al. Anti-angiogenic treatment for breast cancer? Cancer Treat Rev 2017, in press.

van Netten JP, Hoption Cann SA, et al. Growing concern following compression mammography. BMJ Case Rep Aug, 31 2016

Hoption Cann SA. Suppressing childhood fever with antipyretics: inducing a false sense of security. J Pediatr 2013;163:1796

Hoption Cann SA. Days of giants: remembering Albert Schweitzer. Lancet 2012;380:1740

Hoption Cann SA, van Netten JP. Spontaneous remission of Crohn’s disease following a febrile infection: case report and literature review. BMC Gastroenterol 2011;11:57.

Hoption Cann SA. Peak fever: helpful or harmful? Heart Lung 2011;40:585.

van Netten JP, Hoption Cann SA, Fletcher CL. Stromal regulation of cancer growth: a balancing act in surgery. Int J Surg 2009;7:88.

Hoption Cann SA. Febrile seizures in young children: role of fluid intake and conservation. Med Sci Monit 2007;13:RA159.

Hoption Cann SA, Qiu Z, van Netten C. A prospective study of iodine status, thyroid function, and prostate cancer risk: follow-up of the First National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. Nutr Cancer 2007;58:28-34.

Hoption Cann SA. Dietary iodine intake in the etiology of cardiovascular disease. J Am Coll Nutr 2006;25:1-11.

Hoption Cann SA, van Netten JP, van Netten C. Acute infections as a means of cancer prevention: opposing effects to chronic infections? Cancer Detect Prev 2006;30:83-93.

Research Interests:
Study of the pathophysiology of fever in infectious diseases

Study of spontaneous disease remission in association with acute febrile infections

Study of the underlying mechanism for seizures associated with epilepsy, fever, eclampsia, fluid maintenance during surgery, following head injuries, and drug related seizures.

Emerging research ethics for clinical trial investigations