Princess Margaret Cancer Centre

One of the top 5 cancer research centres
in the world.

Princess Margaret Cancer Centre (The Princess Margaret) is known for its research excellence, discovery and innovation. The Princess Margaret ranks 4th in research performance, has a world leading clinical trials program, and the expertise to treat over 200 types of cancers.

The Princess Margaret leads in the creation and delivery of the new gold standard in cancer care, Personalized Cancer Medicine. Personalized Cancer Medicine is a revolutionary diagnostic therapy which recognizes that each patient’s cancer is unique and tailors their treatment to address the exact type and stage of the tumour.

Personalized Cancer Medicine will allow us to detect cancer earlier, diagnose cancer with more precision, target treatment more effectively and support patients and families throughout their journey.

Cancer is the leading cause of death in Canada. Trends for 2017 show that 49% of men and 45% of women are expected to develop cancer in their lifetime. An estimated 1 in 2 Canadians will develop cancer in their lifetimes and 1 in 4 will die from the disease.1

As one of the top 5 cancer research centres in the world, The Princess Margaret will continue to deliver breakthrough cancer care innovations while maintaining global impact.

1     Statistics courtesy of Canadian Cancer Society

Messages from Princess Margaret’s leading Doctors:


Personalized Cancer Medicine

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