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Patient care services provided at the Dr. Douglas A. MacIntosh Cancer Clinic includes diagnosis, care planning, treatment, follow-up, emotional support, and pain and symptom management. 

Cancer treatment at the clinic consists of chemotherapy and biotherapy (immunotherapy). Supportive care therapies are also provided, such as blood transfusions.

Patients that may require radiation treatment will be referred to a regional cancer program.  The team works closely with the patient/family to help navigate the cancer system locally and regionally. 

Our patients are cared for by a dedicated health care team, including a medical oncologist (cancer specialist), pharmacists, registered nurses, registered dietitians, spiritual health care practitioners, volunteers, and a pain and symptom management nurse consultant.  

Our medical oncologists:     

Dr. Roger Lévesque, MD., FRCPC

Dr. Janarthanan Kankesan, MD, PhD, FRCPC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Important information for patients and their loved ones coming to the clinic ( click here for a printer-friendly brochure)

  • Each clinic visit, we ask that you please bring: 1) an up-to-date list of medications including names, dosage and schedule and 2) appointment journal listing specialist appointments, diagnostic tests, etc. 
  • If requested, please ensure your blood work is done prior to coming to the clinic as instructed at your last visit.
  • You are invited to bring a list of questions with you.
  • We encourage you to bring one family member or friend with you for support.  This is especially important during your first clinic and treatment appointments.
  • Beverages and snacks are available for patients, which are donated by community organizations.  You are welcome to bring a lunch with you.  Snacks and meals are available for purchase at the retail service venues located at the hospital including the BGH Auxiliary's Aroma Cafe and Tuck Shop as well as Tim Horton's.
  • Visitors are restricted from eating or drinking in the chemotherapy treatment area.
  • Children and pregnant women are not permitted in the chemotherapy treatment area.
  • Wait times can be lengthy.  We encourage you to bring your own reading material.

Clinic Hours are Monday to Friday from 8:30am to 4:30pm.  The clinic is closed weekends and holidays.  Contact number for the clinic: 613-969-7400 ext. 2442.  

Important phone numbers for your care: 

Other information about coming to hospital: 

Please click here to visit the patient-education section with links to helpful cancer-related resources.