Cancer Care

The main entrance to the Cancer Centre of Southeastern Ontario in the Burr wing
The Cancer Care program is inside the Burr wing at Kingston General Hospital.

Cancer Care

You or a family member are dealing with a cancer related diagnosis and have been referred to the Cancer Centre of Southeastern Ontario at Kingston General Hospital (KGH).

There are a full range of services offered at the Cancer Centre and you may be visiting us often, either to have additional testing or receive treatments and support from our cancer care professionals. 

If you have questions, the information on this site will help you prepare for your visit.  Below are some helpful links and look to the right hand navigation for more resources.

Finding out you or a loved one has cancer can be stressful and you may be unsure of what to expect .  We want you to know that you are not alone. We will become part of your cancer care team and will work with you to get through this difficult time.

About the Cancer Centre

The Cancer Centre of Southeastern Ontario provides treatment and care to cancer patients from across our region. Our cancer services include cancer prevention, screening, diagnosis, treatment, help with symptoms and palliative care. 

To access the Cancer Centre services you will need to be referred by your family doctor or another specialist. If you have cancer and need radiation or chemotherapy treatment, you will likely come to the Cancer Centre at least once. 

If you need more detailed information about being a patient at the Cancer Centre please see our cancer patient guidebook.

The Cancer Centre is part of the South East Regional Cancer Program, which is a network of service providers that offer cancer services for residents of Hastings, Prince Edward, Lennox and Addington, Frontenac, Leeds and Grenville counties, Kingston, Belleville, Brockville, Smiths Falls, Prescott, and parts of Lanark and Northumberland counties.

Cancer Care South East is a regional website that has all types of information to help you know what to expect at any stage of your cancer journey. Here you can find information and resources to help you manage the impact of cancer on your life.  

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