Diagnostic assessment programs (DAPs) are programs developed by Cancer Care Ontario to provide coordination of care and support during the time when a person may be suspected of having a cancer to either rule out or diagnose a cancer. DAPs provide improved access to diagnosis and support services from collaborative team members.   

As well, patients in our diagnostic assessment programs have access to the Electronic Pathway Solution (EPS), an online tool for easy access to information. 

For more information on what DAP's are, visit the Cancer Care Ontario website (opens in new window).

At Grand River Hospital's regional cancer centre, there are three diagnostic assessment programs providing care: