If you are diagnosed with a desmoid tumour it is recommended that you be evaluated in a major, academic hospital with expertise in sarcoma. Patients with desmoid tumours should be assessed by a multi-disciplinary team of surgeons, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, and nurses.

The following physicians have self-identified as having expertise in the care of patients with desmoid. Please do not contact them yourselves, ask your GP to refer you.

The Desmoid Tumour Foundation of Canada does not and cannot endorse any one of the doctors listed .


Alberta

Name Associated with Institute City of Practice Telephone Number
Bouchard-Fortier, Antoine
(surgical oncologist)
University of Calgary Calgary 403 944 5434
Kurien, Elizabeth
(radiation oncologist)
Tom Baker Cancer Centre Calgary
Mack, Lloyd
(Chair, General Surgical Oncology Residency Training Program)
Dept. of Surgery and Oncology, University of Calgary Calgary 403 521 3169

British Columbia

Name Associated with Institute City of Practice Telephone Number
Goddard, Karen
(radiation oncologist)
BC Cancer Agency Vancouver

Ontario

Name Associated with Institute City of Practice Telephone Number
Asmis, Tim
(medical oncology)
Ottawa Hospital Cancer Centre Ottawa
Catton, Charles
(radiation oncologist)
Princess Margaret Cancer Centre Toronto 416 946 2983
Falkson, Conrad
(Head, Radiation Oncology; Head, Radiation Treatment Program)
Cancer Centre of SE Ontario, Kingston Health Sciences Centre Kingston 613 544 2631 X4509
Ghai, Sangeet
(radiologist)
UHN-Mount Sinai Hospital-Women’s College Hospital Toronto
Nessim, Carolyn
(Program Director Complex General Surgical Oncology)
The Ottawa Hospital, University of Ottawa Ottawa 613 737 8899 x71085
Saidi, Kevan Health Sciences North
Thipphavong, Seng
(abdominal radiology)
UHN-Mount Sinai Hospital-Women’s College Hospital Toronto 416 323 6113
Tozer, Richard
(Chief of Oncology)
Hamilton Health Sciences Hamilton
Wunder, Jay
(Surgeon in Chief, Rubinoff-Gross Chair in Orthopaedic Oncology)
Mount Sinai Hospital Toronto
Zbuk, Kevin
(Associate Professor, Dept. Oncology )
McMaster University Hamilton

Quebec

Name Associated with Institute City of Practice Telephone Number
Bédard, Valérie
(surgical oncology)
Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Sherbrooke and Sherbrooke University Sherbrooke 819 346 1110 x12371
Boulanger-Gobeil, Cindy
(general surgical oncology)
CHU de Québec
Hôtel-Dieu de Québec
Quebec City 418-525-4444
Gervais, Mai-Kim
(surgical oncologist)
Maisonneuve-Rosemont Hospital, Université de Montréal Montréal, PQ
Turcotte, Robert
(oncologie orthopédique)
Centre universitaire de santé McGill Montréal 514 934 1934 x31370

Saskatchewan

Name Associated with Institute City of Practice Telephone Number
Deobald, Ray
(general surgery and surgical oncology)
University of Saskatchewan
College of Medicine
Saskatoon 306 653 3366
Graham, Peter
(general surgical oncology)
University of Saskatchewan Saskatoon 306 653 3366