The staff provide care for approximately 700 HPB cancer patients annually through the Cancer Assessment Centre (CAC) at the Ottawa Hospital (General Campus). The unit is a fully integrated clinical practice with common patient intake and resource allocation.
The areas of focus within this unit are:
- Benign and malignant liver lesions
- Benign and malignant pancreatic lesions
- Benign and malignant biliary tract disease
The staff members are actively involved in the education of undergraduate medical students and postgraduate trainees (residents and fellows) and in continuing professional development for physicians in practice.