About The Gerry & Nancy Pencer Brain Tumor Centre at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre. 

The Gerry & Nancy Pencer Brain Tumor Centre at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre is a Centre of Excellence which provides multidisciplinary care, treatment and support for brain tumor patients and their families.  

The Centre occupies approximately 5,700 square feet and is located on the 18th floor of Toronto’s Princess Margaret Cancer Centre. The Centre is designed to be warm and aesthetically pleasing to all who visit. With honey hardwood floors, comfortable and stylish furniture, original oil paintings by Edith Kernerman, and sleek glass sculptures, the atmosphere is meant to encourage optimism and comfort – a home away from home. Fresh cut flowers, soft halogen lighting, a juice bar, and a quiet restful Resource Library round out the unique features of the Centre.

Established in 1998, The Gerry & Nancy Pencer Brain Tumor Centre is a comprehensive, state-of-the-art Centre, providing the highest quality treatment, information and support for brain tumor patients and their families, as well as clinical and translational brain tumor research. What makes the Pencer Centre unique is it’s ability to provide access to a wide range of disciplines and expertise in one comprehensive site.

Medical care at The Pencer Centre is provided by a wide-range of medical practitioners from a variety of disciplines. Our medical staff are internationally respected for their expertise in the treatment of primary tumors of the brain. This team of world-class physicians provide state-of-the-art medical treatments as well as being involved in ongoing research for better, more effective treatments for these diseases. Referrals to The Pencer Centre are welcome, but please note, all referrals must come from a physician.

Pencer Centre Medical Services include:

  • Radiation Oncology
  • Neuro-oncology
  • Neurosurgery
  • Psychiatry
  • Diagnostic imaging
  • Pathology
  • Rehabilitation Services
  • Palliative Care
  • Outpatient Clinics
  • Nursing
  • Biostatistics

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About The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation

The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation at The University Health Network raises funds for research, exemplary teaching and compassionate care at Princess Margaret Hospital and its research arm, the Ontario Cancer Institute, which includes the Campbell Family Cancer Research Institute and the Campbell Family Institute for Breast Cancer research.  More information about the Foundation can be found at www.thepmcf.ca

About The Princess Margaret Cancer Centre

The Princess Margaret Cancer Centre has achieved an international reputation as a global leader in the fight against cancer and delivering personalized cancer medicine. The Princess Margaret, one of the top 5 international cancer research centres, is a member of the University Health Network, which also includes Toronto General Hospital, Toronto Western Hospital and Toronto Rehabilitation Institute. All are research hospitals affiliated with the University of Toronto. www.princessmargaret.ca