Visions & Guiding Principles


The vision of the Calgary Cancer Centre is to deliver leading, comprehensive cancer care that integrates patient and family centred care, education, prevention, screening and cancer research.

Couple dealing with cancer.

Guiding Principles

  • Provide patient and family centred care
  • Attract, retain and empower staff
  • Support the discovery and delivery of high quality cancer care
  • Provide a high level of safety for all patients, staff and visitors
  • Achieve high quality architecture and design
  • Support future change in cancer

What will set us apart:

  • Focus on the patient experience from diagnosis to discharge
  • Focus on cancer continuum including key links with primary caregivers and discipline experts
  • Provide integrated inter-disciplinary care team model. This includes a specific focus on supportive care
  • Integrated research across the spectrum to optimize care from prevention, early detection, precision medicine and psychosocial care