Cancer is not one; but many diseases with about 43 per cent of Canadians expected to be diagnosed at some point in their lifetime.*

As one of Ontario’s specialized cancer care programs and a leader in prevention, screening and treatment, Sinai Health’s Christopher Sharp Cancer Centre offers a personalized approach and the highest quality, compassionate care for patients.

Introduction to our Cancer Program

“Cancer care at Sinai Health focuses on the individuals we treat, their families and caregivers. We provide individualized and comprehensive treatments and whole-person care from highly specialized surgeries and targeted systemic therapy to clinical trials and research access.  Our team includes specialized nurses, genetics counsellors, a dietitian, social workers, psychiatrists and palliative care physicians offering symptom management expertise.” - Dr. Christine Brezden, Medical Director, Cancer Program at Sinai Health

More than 40 per cent of the research conducted at Sinai Health’s Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute focuses on cancer.

The Zane Cohen Centre for Digestive Diseases is one of Canada’s largest and leading centres for care and research of hereditary colorectal cancers.

The first-of-its-kind dedicated breast centre in Canada, the Marvelle Koffler Breast Centre has been providing comprehensive, holistic breast cancer treatment and support for more than 25 years.

•	The internationally recognized program in early detection at the Murray Koffler Urologic Wellness Centre, focuses on the health management of men at high risk for developing prostate cancer.

We provide many types of specialized cancer surgeries, including: Our work in the diagnosis and treatment of sarcomas has earned us international and national recognition, with 85 per cent of our patients coming from outside Toronto. State-of-the-Art Guided Therapeutics (GTX) in our Operating Room enable complicated surgical treatments. The Joseph and Mildred Sonshine Family Centre for Head and Neck Disease provides highly specialized head and neck cancer surgery. We are one of only nine hospitals in Canada to offer HIPEC (hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy) for intra-abdominal tumours.

*Canadian Cancer Society