The Grand River Regional Cancer Centre (GRRCC) opened in Kitchener, Ontario in September 2003. We are proud to serve the more than 700,000 residents of Waterloo Region, Wellington County and surrounding areas.
The GRRCC, located in The Balsillie Family Building, is an integrated cancer program of Grand River Hospital, offering patients a full service and comprehensive cancer treatment and research centre. Areas of specialized care include chemotherapy, radiation therapy, clinical trials, inpatient oncology, supportive and palliative care.
We are the largest provider of systemic treatment and cancer surgery, as well as the sole provider of radiation treatment in the region. The GRRCC is a leader in supportive care services that benefit both our patients and their families and include pain and symptom management, social work, nutritional counselling, spiritual care, physiotherapy and occupational therapy.
Since 2003, we have provided radiation therapy to more than 7,300 patients in 104,000 visits, and chemotherapy more than 9,200 patients in 65,000 visits. The GRRCC has also hosted 50 clinical trials involving approximately 500 patients.