Derek Tsang

Dr. Derek Tsang is an Associate Professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Toronto. He is a radiation oncologist at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre and Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Canada. He completed his medical training at Queen’s University, followed by residency at the University of Toronto. He obtained fellowship training in paediatric radiation oncology at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee, and holds a Masters’ degree in clinical epidemiology from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

Dr. Tsang’s research interests include evaluating re-irradiation for recurrent tumours and reducing the late effects of radiotherapy. He participates in international cooperative group studies with the Children’s Oncology Group and NRG Oncology, and also serves as an Associate Editor for the Red Journal and sits on the Editorial Board for Neuro-Oncology.

He joined the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre in 2017, where he serves as Site Group Lead for the Paediatric Radiation Therapy Program. Additionally, he is a member of the adult Central Nervous System (CNS) and Eye tumour site groups. His clinical practice includes paediatric oncology, adult neuro-oncology, and stereotactic radiosurgery for intracranial neoplasms.