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Department of Oncology Celebrates 34 Years 

The McGill Department of Oncology was founded in 1990 and was the first such department in Canada.  This year we celebrate 34 years of excellence in cancer-related education, research, policymaking and public engagement.

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Welcome to the Gerald Bronfman Department of Oncology
We are a vibrant department whose faculty members work in a wide range of cancer-related disciplines. Our members include researchers and clinicians dedicated to understanding, preventing, treating and curing cancer, as well as improving the quality of life of individuals with cancer throughout the disease trajectory.  

Celebrating 30 Years: McGill Oncology - Traveling through time, looking back and seeing the future
Celebrating 30 Years: Video

Celebration of Research and Training in Oncology: CORTO 2024

Divisions & Programs: Explore the Department's broad range of disciplines in cancer research and clinical care

Education & Training: Learn about the exciting education and training opportunities in oncology

News & Events: Keep informed on the latest news about the Department and its members

Focus on Faculty
In 2015 the Gerald Bronfman Department of Oncology launched the Focus on Faculty series which illustrates the Department's broad range of cancer-related disciplines. Each month we present a profile of one of our faculty members.
Choose profiles to read

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Graduate Diploma in Oncology
Gain exposure to the principles and practice of oncology and its research domains while further exploring one of four areas of focus: Population & Global Cancer Control; Psychosocial Oncology - Palliative Care; Clinical Cancer Research; Cancer Care Services & Quality. More 

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Visiting Speakers Program in Oncology (VSPO)
The VSPO, a joint program between McGill University and the Université de Montréal, sponsors internationally-renowned oncology specialists to come share their expertise with the medical community of Montreal.  More

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