Pathways & Guidelines

What are Pathways?

Pathways are a quality improvement tool for the Ontario cancer system. They are flowcharts that show a high-level overview of the care a cancer patient in Ontario should receive. Pathways focus on one type of cancer, during a specific phase of the cancer journey, with the understanding that the patient journey differs from one cancer to another.

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The following pathways have been developed by Cancer Care Ontario to guide cancer treatment in the province:

What are Guidelines?

Cancer Care Ontario's Program in Evidence-Based Care (PEBC) produces evidence-based guidance documents in partnership with clinical experts in all major cancer disease sites and across all clinical programs and modalities. Below are a list of PEBC guidelines:

Click here to view pathways related to the diagnostic phase.

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