Healthcare Professionals

Verspeeten Family Cancer Centre is one of the world’s leading cancer care centres. It is renowned as a research and teaching hospital committed to the highest quality patient care. As a community healthcare professional, you are an important part of Verspeeten Family Cancer Centre’s team. The following information will help you understand how Verspeeten Family Cancer Centre operates and what steps to take when referring someone to our program.

Referral Guidelines 

According to each type of cancer and disease site Verspeeten Family Cancer Centre’s Referral Guidelines help referring physicians determine the types of tests and examinations needed prior to a patient’s first visit to Verspeeten Family Cancer Centre. Required tests are different according to each disease site. Following the Guidelines ensures greater treatment efficiency.


The primary responsibility of LVerspeeten Family Cancer Centre’s clinicians is direct patient care. They also participate in various Cancer Disease Site Teams, conduct research and teach the next generation of cancer care professionals.