The care team

There are many people involved in your cancer care. The cancer care team works together to give you and your family the best care and support during your cancer journey.

A drug access navigator helps patients to assess their drug coverage and to explore other drug coverage options so they...

The aboriginal patient navigator provides support to people with cancer and their families who identify as having First Nations, Inuit...

Together we will deliver quality, integrated and cost-effective cancer care It is with great pleasure that we introduce the 2016-2019...

It is the Principal Investigator ( PI ) who is responsible for the conduct of the clinical trial or research...

Community Care Access Centre ( CCAC ) care coordinators are registered nurses, certified occupational therapists or social workers who draw...

A general practitioners in oncology ( GPO ) is a doctor who works with your oncologist and the cancer care...

Geneticists and genetic counsellors are a healthcare providers that specialize in diseases caused by genetics, or family traits. They can...

A hematologist is a doctor who cares for and treats people with blood diseases, like leukemia.

A medical physicist confirms your radiation therapy treatment plan as part of the radiation safety process. Medical physics staff also...

Nurses provide cancer care to patients in a variety of settings, including hospitals and the community. Many nurses that you...

An oncologist is a doctor who specializes in caring for people who have cancer. There are several different kinds of...

A palliative care doctor specializes in looking after the symptoms, side effects and emotional problems related to your cancer and...

What role does the patient and their family have? Patients and their family members are the most important members of...

Pharmacists check orders for cancer drugs prescribed by your oncologist and assist oncologists with questions about your...

Your primary care provider remains an important member of your cancer care team during your cancer journey. Your primary care...

Radiation therapists deliver radiation therapy to patients, develop treatment plans, and provide patient education and support if you receive radiation...

Registered dietitians are available to help you meet your nutritional needs before, during and after treatment. Eating well is especially...

Secretaries, unit clerks and registration staff book appointments, schedule tests and are there to support your treatment process. Often they...

Social workers are available to help you and your family cope with the changes cancer brings about in your life...

The experience of cancer often prompts people to look more deeply for meaning in their lives. A spiritual care provider...

Volunteers give their time to help make your visits as easy and comfortable as possible. They provide direction and support...

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