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About Sickkids
About SickKids

Derek Tsang, MD, MSc, FRCPC

Phone: 416-946-2121
Fax: 416-946-2111
Email: derek.tsang@sickkids.ca
Alternate Email: derek.tsang@rmp.uhn.ca

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Brief Biography

Dr. Derek Tsang is a radiation oncologist who practices at SickKids and Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, University Health Network. He completed his medical training at Queen’s University, followed by a residency in radiation oncology at the University of Toronto. He obtained fellowship training in paediatric radiation oncology at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital under the supervision of Dr. Thomas Merchant, and completed a masters degree in clinical epidemiology at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. He joined SickKids in 2017 and treats children with haematologic malignancies, solid tumours, and brain tumours.

Research Interests

  • Management of paediatric central nervous system tumours
  • Reducing side effects of treatment for children with cancer
  • Repeat irradiation for recurrent tumours
  • Use of advanced radiation modalities (proton therapy)