Clinical Assistant Professor
Medical Oncology
Research Interests:
  • Geriatric Oncology
  • Medical Oncology 
Royal Columbian Hospital (Fraser Health Authority), Medical Oncologist
University of British Columbia, Clinical Assistant Professor
Recent Publications:
  1. Caroline Mariano, Rakim.Jamal, Puneet Bains, Samara Hejazi, Lisa Chao, Jenifer Wan, Jeremy Ho. Clinical utility of a chemotherapy toxicity prediction tool for older cancer patients in a community setting. Accepted In Press, March 2019 Current Oncology
  2. Martine Puts, Tina Hsu, Caroline Mariano, Johanne Monette, Doreen Wan-Chow-Wah, Natascha Kozlowski,et al. Clinical and Cost-effectiveness of a Comprehensive geriatric assessment and management for Canadian elders with Cancer: the 5C study. A study protocol for a randomized controlled phase III trial 2019 BMJ Open 2019;9:e02448
  3. Rosalyn A. Juergens, Caroline Mariano, Jacques Jolivet, Nicholas Finn, Jeff Rothenstein M. Neil Reaume, Amir Faghih, Catherine Labbé, Scott Owen, Frances A. Shepherd, Julie Villeneuve, Francoise Romeyer, Filippa Pettersson, Charles Butts. Real-world benefit of nivolumab in a Canadian non-small-cell lung cancer cohort. Current Oncology 2018 Dec;25 (6).
  4. Tyler Raycraft, Winson Y Cheung, Yaling Yin, Caroline Speers, Jenny J Ko, Caroline Mariano. Causes of Mortality in Older Patients with Stage 3 Colon Cancer. Journal of Geriatric Oncology 2019 Jan;10(1):138-142.
  5. Rakim Jamal, Caroline Mariano. Hypercalcemia in Colorectal Cancer. Canadian Journal of General Internal Medicine 2017 June; (12)4:10-14.
  6. Caroline Mariano, Jennifer L. Lund, Sharon Peacock Hinton, Phyo Htoo, Hyman Muss Katherine E Reeder-Hayes. Evaluating the association between adjuvant chemotherapy and function-related adverse events among older early stage breast cancer patients. Journal of Geriatric Oncology 2017Jul;8(4):242-248.
  7. Martine Puts, T. Hsu, E. Szumacher, S. Sattar, S. Toubasi, C. Rosario, E. Brain, W. Duggleby, C. Mariano, S. Mohile, H. Muss, M. Trudeau, D. Wan-Chow-Wah, C. Wong , and S. M.H. Alibhai.  Meeting the Needs of the Aging Population: The Canadian Network on Aging and Cancer (CNAC). Current Oncology 2017 April 24 (2) e163-170
  8. Caroline Mariano, Laura Hanson, Allison Deal, Hojin Yang, Jeannette Bensen, Laura Hendrix, Hyman B Muss. Healthcare Satisfaction in Older and Younger Cancer Patients. Journal of Geriatric Oncology 2016, (7):32-38
  9. Caroline Mariano, Grant Williams, Allison Deal, Shani Alston, Ashley Leak Bryant, Trevor Jolly, Hyman Muss. Geriatric Assessment in Older Adults with Cancer During Unplanned Hospitalizations: An Opportunity in Disguise”. The Oncologist. 2015 Jul;20(7):767-72.
  10. Caroline Mariano, Mia Francl; Janice Pope; Linda Wong; Howard Lim, Caroline Lohrisch. Comparison of toxicity experienced by older versus younger patients enrolled in breast cancer clinical trials. Clinical Breast Cancer. 2015 Feb;15(1):73-9
  11. Caroline Mariano, Trevor Jolly. Inherited Cancer Susceptibility in an Elderly Adult. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 2014 Jul 62 (7): 1406–1408.
  12. Caroline Mariano, Ian Bosdet, Aly Karsan, Diana Ionescu, Nevin Murray, Janessa Laskin, Y. Zhai, Barbara Melosky, Sophie Sun, Cheryl Ho. A population-based review of the feasibility of platinum-based combination chemotherapy after tyrosine kinase inhibition in EGFR mutation positive non-small cell lung cancer patients with advanced disease.  Lung Cancer. 2014 Jan;83(1):73-7
  13. Caroline Mariano, Diana N Ionescu, Winson Y. Cheung, Rola H. Ali, Janessa Laskin, Ken Evans, Hannah Carolan, Nevin Murray. Thymoma: A population-based study of the management and outcomes for the province of British Columbia. Journal of Thoracic Oncology. 2013 Jan;8(1):109-17
  • Canadian Cancer Society Impact Grant
  • Clinical and Cost-effectiveness of a Comprehensive geriatric assessment and management for Canadian elders with Cancer: the 5C study.
  • Fraser Health Authority Research Seed Grant
  • Clinical utility of a chemotherapy-toxicity prediction tool for older cancer patients in a community oncology setting