Here are some reasons why you should choose care here:
North York General Hospital's program cares for patients along their entire journey; from diagnosis to quality care to surgical treatment to chemotherapy through to survivorship or palliative care.
We are one of the very few hospitals in Canada to review every single colorectal cancer case by a multidisciplinary tumour board.
We are leaders in transanal minimally invasive surgery (TAMIS)
We are recognized by Cancer Care Ontario Access for having the lowest cancer surgery wait times in Ontario, three years in a row
We are actively participating in clinical trials and research.
The program offers the best wait times, the most surgical oncologists in the Central LHIN, Canada's only Colorectal Cancer Survivorship Program with a dedicated Colorectal Cancer Patient Navigator, expertise in minimally invasive surgery, regular communication every step of the way and one-step referral services.
Additionally, symptomatic patients can access expedited colonoscopies, receive support from a dedicated patient navigator and customized information kits and online resources.
"The care I received from the team at NYGH was excellent. A day after my surgery I was walking, and three days later I was home.”
Richard, colorectal cancer patient
Everyone, from my surgeon to rehabilitation and volunteers, was helpful and provided me excellent post-op information and care."
Sandra, colorectal cancer patient