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Mississauga Halton Central West Regional Cancer Program

The Mississauga Halton Central West Regional Cancer Program oversees the quality and delivery of cancer services for the areas of South Etobicoke, Mississauga, Halton Hills, Oakville, Milton, Georgetown, Bolton, Brampton, Caledon, Dufferin County, Malton, Orangeville, Rexdale, Shelburne and Woodbridge.

Service Partners 

Carlo Fidani Regional Cancer Centre

Located at Trillium Health Partners’ Credit Valley Hospital in Mississauga, the Carlo Fidani Regional Cancer Centre is a specialized treatment centre for individuals living with cancer.

Unveiled in 2005, the centre is integrated with the comprehensive and world-class oncology program across Trillium Health Partners. The regional cancer centre ensures that each patient is treated with the utmost respect and compassion throughout their cancer experience.

Partner Hospitals


Cancer Care Ontario Regional Vice-President, Mississauga Halton Central West Regional Cancer Program


Leslie Starr

Leslie Starr leads the Mississauga Halton Central West Regional Cancer Program in collaboration with community and hospital partners to plan and implement improvements to cancer services in the region.

Leslie is also accountable for the clinical operations at Trillium Health Partners' Mississauga Hospital, Credit Valley Hospital and Queensway Health Centre for the In-Patient Medicine and ICU Program; Out-Patient Medicine and Regional CKD (Renal) Program; Primary Care, Rehab, CCC, Palliative Care & Seniors Program; and Integrated Cancer Program (Oncology).

Prior to her current role, Leslie held a large clinical operations portfolio as Associate Vice-President of Patient Care Services and co-lead the Credit Valley Hospital Phase 3 Redevelopment project. Leslie has also held other leadership roles at Trillium Health Partners, including Associate Vice-President of Ambulatory Care, and both the Regional Director of the Mississauga Halton Central West Cancer Program and the Program Director of the Regional Chronic Kidney Disease Program at Credit Valley Hospital where she led both programs to significant performance improvement results.

Previously, Leslie was the Director of Patient Flow and Corporate Projects at Halton Healthcare Services, leading the innovation and implementation of “Home First” and held several roles at St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton, leading numerous regional initiative implementations.

Regional Clinical Leads

Regional Leads in the Mississauga Halton Central West Regional Cancer Program

  • Primary Care, Screening
    Dr. Praveen Bansal (Central West)
    Dr. Alexandra Ginty (Interim - Mississauga Halton)
  • Primary Care, Clinical
    Dr. Anusha Rayar (Central West)
    Dr. Alexandra Ginty (Mississauga Halton)
  • Breast Imaging
    Dr. Rola Shaheen
  • Cancer Imaging 
    Dr. Tara Graham
  • Surgical Oncology
    Dr. Patrick Tawadros
  • Pathology
    Dr. John Srigley
  • Radiation
    Dr. Anthony Brade
  • Systemic Treatment Quality
    Dr. Charles Lim
  • Cervical Screening / Colposcopy
    Dr. Paul Gurland
  • Colorectal Screening/GI (Gastrointestinal) Endoscopy
    Dr. Andrew Bellini
  • Ontario Cancer Symptoms Management Collaborative (OCSMC)
    Charmaine Lynden
  • Oncology Nursing
    Laurie Van Dorn, Maritza Carvalho
  • Patient & Family Engagement & Experience
    Alexandra Wills
  • Psychosocial Oncology
    Lisa Roelfsema
  • Patient Education
    Sangeetha Navaratnam
  • Palliative Care Multidisciplinary Clinical Co-Leads
    Dr. Martin Chasen, Martha McKelvey (Central West)
    Dr. Laura Harild, Carol Sloan (Mississauga Halton)
  • DAP Patient Navigator
    Jenny Baik