Bernard CummingsMB ChB, FRCPC, FRCR, FRANZCR

Contact Info

T. (416) 946-4501 Ext. 2129
F. (416) 946-4586


Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
610 University Avenue
ON, M5G 2M9

Clinical Interests

Anal and rectal cancer, Upper gastrointestinal system cancer, Combined radiation and chemotherapy, Radiation fractionation schedules


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MB ChB, Otago University, New Zealand
FRCPC, Radiation Oncology
FRCR, Royal College of Radiologists, UK
FRANZCR, Fellow, Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists


Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Toronto
Staff Radiation Oncologist, Princess Margaret Hospital/University Health Network


Research Synopsis:

Analysis of late effects of combined radiation and chemotherapy for anal cancer

Publications and Awards

Recent Publications

Cummings BJ. Is there a limit to dose escalation for rectal cancer? Clin Oncol 19:730-737, 2007.

Cummings BJ, Brierley JB. Anal Canal. In: Principles and Practice of Radiation Oncology, ed EC Halperin, C Perez, L Brady, 5th Edition, Lippincott Philadelphia Williams and Wilkins, 1383-1396, 2008.

Spithoff K, Cummings B, Jonker D, Biagi J, and the Gastrointestinal Cancer Disease Site Group. Management of Squamous Cell Cancer of the Anal Canal:Guideline Recommendations. Evidence Based Series #2-8, Cancer Care Ontario, 2009.

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