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

Operate efficiently

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