Frequently Asked Questions
How do I get to Princess Margaret Cancer Centre?
Princess Margaret Cancer Centre is at 610 University Avenue, south of College Street.
If you are travelling by car:
The best place to pick up or drop someone off is the Murray Street entrance, at the back of the hospital. (Note: The Murray Street entrance is wheelchair accessible. The University Avenue entrance is not wheelchair accessible.)
If you are taking public transit:
The Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) operates buses, streetcars and subways through the City of Toronto.
For information on bus and subway routes throughout the Greater Toronto Area you can visit
TTC.ca or call 416 393 4636 (416 393 INFO)
Learn more about
TTC prices and fare information
If you need help getting to Princess Margaret:
Contact the following resources for transportation aid:
Wheel-Trans, the TTC's specialized transit service
Wheels of Hope Transportation Program, from the Canadian Cancer Society
Learn more about
getting to Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
What do I need for my first appointment?
Before your first appointment:
Make a list of your medications for your health care team. You can also bring in the medications in their original packaging.
Collect information from your family doctor about your medical history and any CDs or DVDs of your medical images (x-rays, CT scans, MRIs, or ultrasounds).
The day of your first appointment:
When you get to Princess Margaret Cancer Centre for your first appointment, go to your assigned clinic and sign in with the clinic receptionist (also called a Patient Flow Coordinator).
You will need your health card (OHIP card), or a piece of identification with your address on it (for example, driver's license).
For more details about what to expect, visit the
My First Appointment or contact a member of your health care team at your assigned clinic.