Cross Cancer Institute

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Cross Cancer Institute
Alberta Health Services
Location 11560 University Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Coordinates 53°31′4″N 113°31′53″W / 53.51778°N 113.53139°W / 53.51778; -113.53139 (Cross Cancer Institute)Coordinates: 53°31′4″N 113°31′53″W / 53.51778°N 113.53139°W / 53.51778; -113.53139 (Cross Cancer Institute)
Care system Medicare
Hospital type Research, Teaching
Affiliated university University of Alberta
Founded 1968
Website Cross Cancer Institute
Lists Hospitals in Canada

Cross Cancer Institute is the comprehensive cancer centre for northern Alberta, and is one of two tertiary cancer centres in the province. The Cross Cancer Institute is a lead centre for the province-wide prevention, research and treatment program. The centre provides inpatient and outpatient services for cancer patients, advanced medical and supportive cancer care, and patient and professional education. The Cross Cancer Institute conducts research through the Alberta Cancer Research Institute.[1][2]

The institute is located in Edmonton near the south west corner of the University of Alberta campus at 87 Avenue and 115 Street.

The Department of Oncology, a branch of the University of Alberta's Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, is located at the Cross Cancer Institute. The department offers training in medical oncology, radiation oncology, palliative care medicine, and medical physics,[3]

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