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South West Regional Cancer Program

The South West Regional Cancer Program oversees the quality and delivery of cancer services for the counties of Grey, Bruce, Huron, Perth, Middlesex, Oxford, Elgin and part of Norfolk.

Service Partners

London Regional Cancer Program

The London Regional Cancer Program (LRCP) at London Health Sciences Centre is the regional cancer centre serving residents within the South West region of Ontario. The program has been providing the highest quality care to patients and their families for more than 50 years. With over 21,000 active patients, and over 185,000 visits annually, LRCP is the largest cancer service provider in the region.

The program offers inpatient and outpatient cancer care including radiation treatment and chemotherapy, as well as a full range of support services to help cancer patients and their families throughout the treatment process.

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Cancer Care Ontario Regional Vice-President, South West Regional Cancer Program

Tom McHugh

Tom McHugh

Tom McHugh is the Regional Vice-President for the South West Regional Cancer Program and the Vice-President Clinical Programs, London Health Sciences Centre. In these roles, Tom oversees cancer services in the South West Region, and provides executive oversight of clinical programs at London Health Sciences Centre, including cancer, renal, mental health and addictions, and clinical neurosciences.

Previously, Tom served for 7 years as the Regional Vice-President for the Central East Regional Cancer Program. He has a wealth of healthcare executive management experience both at the chief executive and senior management levels.

Tom is a registered occupational therapist, and has a master’s degree in public administration with a focus on health policy.

He serves as regional lead in the coordinated regional pandemic response in Ontario Health West – South West Region.