Mission

 

McGill University’s Gerald Bronfman Department of Oncology is dedicated to delivering excellence and leadership in cancer research and treatment, in the education and training of health professionals and cancer researchers, and in the advancement of all aspects of cancer control and prevention. Through education, research, and service, our goal is to better understand, prevent, and cure this disease, as well as to improve the quality of life of cancer patients throughout the disease trajectory.

Academic Excellence

  • Top quality education and training of health professionals and cancer research scientists.
  • Nurturing structure for the career trajectory of departmental faculty members.

Clinical and Research Excellence

  • Innovation and leadership in basic and applied cancer research.
  • Effective, evidence-based strategies on cancer prevention, screening, treatment, rehabilitation, end-of-life care and improving quality of life.

Service to the National and International Cancer Control Communities