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.
If you need help getting to Princess Margaret:
Contact the following resources for transportation aid:
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.