Rebecca WongMBChB, FRCPC, MSc
Professor

Contact Info

T. (416) 946-2126
F. (416) 946-6561

Location

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

Clinical Interests

Clinical trials design, Outcomes research, Systematic reviews, Clinical guidelines development, Patient preferences: measurement and application, Gastrointestinal malignancies, Palliative radiotherapy

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Degree/Qualifications

MBChB, Sheffield University Medical School
FRCPC, Radiation Oncology
MSc, Design Measurement and Evaluation, McMaster University

Appointments

Director of Diversity, Professionalism and Social Responsibility, Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Toronto
Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Toronto
Staff Radiation Oncologist, Princess Margaret Hospital/University Health Network
Associate, Department of Health Policy, Management & Evaluation, University of Toronto

Research/Teaching

Research Synopsis:

  • Experiences of rectal cancer patients undergoing aggressive multi-modal treatment
  • Delays in radiotherapy for cancer
  • A Phase III study comparing Ondansetron and decadron vs. Ondansetron and placebo in the prophylaxis of radiation induced emesis
  • A Phase I study of 5FU and leucovorin by continuous infusion chronotherapy and pelvic radiotherapy in patients with advanced or recurrent rectal cancer
  • A Phase III double blind randomised study to compare the effectiveness in pain control for bony metastasis using combined intravenous bolus Bisphosphonates (Pamidronate) and radiotherapy versus radiotherapy and placebo
  • A phase I/II study to evaluate toxicity and efficacy of accelerated fractionation radiotherapy for the palliation of dysphagia in patients with unresectable/incurable carcinoma of the esophagus
  • Determination of the minimal clinically important effect size for pain relief. Evaluation of remineralizaton due to radiotherapy for breast cancer patients with bony metastases using Computerized Tomography (CT) density measurements

Publications and Awards

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