Princess Margaret Cancer Centre

Princess Margaret Cancer Centre (PM), downtown Toronto

University Health Network

Princess Margaret is located at 610 University Ave in Toronto. Each year an average of two residents are accepted at this location (four in the program at any one time).

Treatments and Techniques used at Princess Margaret

External Beam RT (Linac)

  • 3D Conformal
  • IMRT
  • VMAT
  • SBRT
  • IGRT
  • TBI

Brachytherapy

  • Permanent Seed Implant
  • HDR
  • Eye Plaque Program 

Orthovoltage

Specialized Techniques

  • SRS
  • MRL (Elekta Unity)

Vendors used at Princess Margaret

  • Treatment Planning Systems: Philips (Pinnacle), Varian (BrachyVision), Elekta (Oncentra, Monaco), Raystation
  • Linear Accelerators: Varian and Elekta
  • SRS: Elekta (Perfexion/GammaKnife)
  • Imaging (Simulation): GE, Toshiba, Philips
  • HDR: Elekta (Nucletron)

Research Highlights

  • IGRT
  • Radiomics
  • Analysis of Outcomes
  • Process Automation
  • Adaptive Radiotherapy
  • Deformable Registration and Dose Accumulation
  • AI/Machine Learning (including Automated Planning, Automated QC)
  • Quality Assurance and Safety Related Research
  • Small Animal Radiotherapy
  • Imaging (PET, SPECT, MR)
  • Dosimetry
  • Monte Carlo Simulations
  • Brachytherapy, including MR-guided brachytherapy

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