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Programs & Services


Tumour Triage Coordination

Provides timely new patient appointments to patients newly referred to a tertiary cancer center (Tom Baker Cancer Center in Calgary or The Cross Cancer Institute in Edmonton)

Tumour Triage Coordinators are registered nurses who coordinate referrals to the tertiary cancer centres and provide timely new consult appointments for patients who need to see a cancer doctor (oncologist). They also support patients by explaining treatments, tests and choices so you can prepare for your visit.This service supports clients and their families by:

  • providing accurate information for patients so they can make informed decisions about their next steps
  • assisting patients to prepare for tests and cancer treatments by explaining tests and treatment choices or by referring patients to other resources or services
  • supporting coordination of care by working with other healthcare providers, connecting patient to the provider and/or resource at the right time
  • assisting patients to prepare for medical visits by explaining ahead of time what to expect
  • assisting patients to access financial resources and community supports
  • nurses with oncology expertise provide care for patients across all tumor groups

Contact Details

Tom Baker Cancer Centre

Address
1331 29 Street NW
Calgary, Alberta
T2N 4N2
Telephone
403-521-3512 (Breast Tumor Group), 403-521-3231 (Cutaneous Tumor Group), 403-521-3815 (Neuroendocrine / Endocrine Tumor Group), 403-521-3144 (Gastrointestinal Tumor Group), 403-521-3148 (Genitourinary Tumor Group), 403-521-3083 (Gynecological Tumor Group), 403-521-3587 (Head & Neck Tumor Group), 403-521-3287 (Lung Tumor Group), 403-521-3971 (Neurology Tumor Group), 403-521-3176 (Sarcoma Tumor Group), 403-698-8025 (Colposcopy Tumor Group), 403-521-3589 (Pain and Palliative Clinic)
Getting There

Parking available

Parking map

Hours of Operation
Days of the Week

Monday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Tuesday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Wednesday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Thursday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Friday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Access
Service Providers May Include
registered nurses (RNs)
Eligibility

For cancer patients referred by the Tom Baker Cancer Centre.

Service Access

Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral information.

Only the switchboard number is available to the public, patients will recieve navigational phone number at their first visit.


Wait Times

An estimated wait time will be provided at the time of appointment booking.

Service Languages
Interpreter/Translation services
Service Locations