Cancer is curable if detected early and treated
promptly and comprehensively.
Improving the quality of life for cancer patients.
Welcome to Centre for Cancer
All cancers begin in cells. Our bodies are made up of more than a hundred million
(100,000,000,000,000) cells. Cancer starts with changes in one cell or a small group
Usually we have just the right number of each type of cell. This is because cells produce signals to control how much and how often the cells divide. If any of these signals are faulty or missing, cells may start to grow and multiply too much and form a lump called a tumour. Where the cancer starts is called the primary tumour.
Appointments and Visits
To prevent and cure cancer through pioneering interdisciplinary research, to translate
new knowledge into better prevention and treatment, and to provide effective and
compassionate clinical care that improves the lives of patients with cancer and
We are committed to excellence in our research, dynamic partnerships between our laboratories and clinics, robust outreach and education throughout our region, and outstanding education and training programs for future cancer scientists and clinicians.