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About Princess Margaret Cancer Centre

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Princess Margaret Cancer Centre is one of the top 5 cancer research centres in the world. We are the largest cancer research and clinical program in Canada. As global leaders in cancer care, we have the expertise to treat over 200 types of cancers including the rarest forms of the disease. The Princess Margaret has a rich history of research excellence, discovery and innovation. Every day, we combine our clinical strength with the research expertise of The Campbell Family Cancer Research Institute to deliver breakthrough cancer research, treatments and patient-centered care.

Because we are Canada’s largest and most comprehensive cancer research centre, The Princess Margaret is responsible for delivering the evidence and measuring the benefit of new treatments and new approaches. We are proud to lead the way in the creation and delivery of the new gold standard in cancer care: Personalized Cancer Medicine.

The Princess Margaret is…

  • A world leader in image-guided therapeutics.
  • A world leader in lung cancer research and treatment.
  • A world leader in patient survivorship program development.
  • An emerging world leader in breast cancer research and discovery.
  • An emerging world leader in immune therapy.
  • An emerging world leader in palliative care and support research.
  • An emerging world leader in Personalized Cancer Medicine.

The Princess Margaret offers comprehensive cancer care across 13 disease sites: Breast, Lung, Gastrointestinal, Gynecologic, Genitourinary, Head and Neck, Central Nervous System, Lymphoma, Sarcoma, Leukemia, Eye, Melanoma, Thyroid

2012-13 By the Numbers:
The Princess Margaret treats over 200 types of cancer through surgery, chemotherapy, radiation, psychosocial and palliative care.

Outpatient Clinic Visits: 429,608
Chemotherapy Treatments: 31,025
Radiation Treatments: 169,673
Cancer Surgeries: 6,135
Outpatient clinic visits/day*: 1,400
Stem Cell Tranplants 319
Active Beds in Service 124
*approximated average based on 5 day week

About Princess Margaret Cancer Centre

The Princess Margaret Cancer Centre has achieved an international reputation as a global leader in the fight against cancer and delivering Personalized Cancer Medicine. The Princess Margaret, one of the top 5 cancer research centres in the world, is a member of the University Health Network, which also includes Toronto General Hospital, Toronto Western Hospital and Toronto Rehabilitation Institute. All are research hospitals affiliated with the University of Toronto. www.theprincessmargaret.ca

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September 12, 2015

460 Richmond Street West, Suite 500, Toronto ON M5V1Y1

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