ALIGNED Proudly Supports The Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
ALIGNED Insurance believes that it is a privilege to handle our clients insurance needs and that it is our corporate social responsibility to give generously and regularly to support the great work charitable and not profits organizations do every day across Canada.
As part of our commitment to give regularly, every month an ALIGNED Advocate selects a Canadian charity of their choice and ALIGNED makes a donation to that organization on their behalf. In recognition of the great work they do Darlene Alves selected Princess Margaret Cancer Centre for May, 2016.
Fighting to Conquer Cancer
“The Princess Margaret Cancer Centre has 12 site groups and 26 specialty clinics, and over 3,000 staff who see over 400,000 patient visits every year. Its 800,000 square feet house 202 inpatient beds, 388,000 square feet of research space and 18 radiation treatment machines, making it one of the largest comprehensive cancer treatment facilities in the world and the largest radiation treatment centre in Canada.
We see over 1,000 patients every day and has the capacity to deliver diagnostic, treatment and follow-up care to close to 200,000 patients and their families every year. In 2015, we saw 18,033 new patients. Among the services provided this past year, we delivered 6,206 cancer surgeries, as well as 34,851 outpatient chemotherapy treatments, 93,379 courses of radiation treatment, and 416 stem cell transplants.
Through ongoing research, education and innovation, Princess Margaret continues to be on the frontiers of medical, surgical and radiation oncology, embracing the latest technology and international best-practices and setting standards for patient care.
The Princess Margaret Research Institute, the research arm of the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, is one of the top 5 cancer research centres in the world. In a 385,000 square foot cutting-edge research facility equipped with state-of-the-art tools, our internationally recognized scientists bring innovation from ‘bench to bedside and back to bench.’ ”
Source: Princess Margaret Cancer Centre