Patients & Families
The clinical oncology program at SickKids is the largest and busiest in Canada. In 2013-14 the oncology team
diagnosed 374 new cases of cancer, performed 169 cancer-treatment surgeries, 94 bone marrow transplants
and delivered radiation therapy to 114 patients. The GFCC continues to test innovative cancer treatments
through clinical trials, with a total of 253 enrollments this year.
Clinical Advances: Lightening the load of chemotherapy...one backpack at a time