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Cancer Genetics Program

Cancer Genetics Program


The Cancer Genetics Program (CGP) at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) meets the needs of people who have a personal or family history of cancer. The program integrates an interdisciplinary clinical service that provides genetic counselling and the provision of information to families, physicians, and other health care workers. 

The Cancer Genetics Program is involved in the development of research studies to address current issues in the field of cancer genetics. This highly specialized program assesses the cancer risk of patients and families and develops recommendations for long-term monitoring of this patient population.

The CGP is dedicated to training students and health care professionals in the continuously evolving field of cancer genetics.