Andrea Bezjak

Andrea Bezjak, MD, FRCPC, MSc

Dr. Andrea Bezjak is a Professor in the Departments of Radiation Oncology and Health Policy, Management and Evaluation at the University of Toronto, and staff radiation oncologist at Princess Margaret Hospital.

Her clinical expertise is in the management of lung cancers and palliative radiotherapy. In Aug 2003, she assumed leadership of the Radiation Medicine Program (RMP) Lung Group, and has created a multi-professional team that has embarked on a program of high precision radiotherapy in lung cancer, utilizing the cutting-edge technology now available within RMP including 4 D-CT for treatment planning, PET-CT simulator for target definition and cone beam CT for image verification.

She is the local PI of the RTOG phase I/II study of stereotactic RT for T1-T3NO non-small cell lung cancers in medically inoperable patients. She is also collaborating with Dr. Richard Hill and others in assessing the effect of radiotherapy on normal tissues, particularly lung.
  • Management of lung cancer (localized and metastatic)
  • Application of technology in radiation planning for thoracic tumors
  • Evidence based palliative radiotherapy
  • Outcomes assessment
  • Quality of Life assessment in clinical trials
Curr Oncol. 2017 Dec;24(6):e518-e523
Hamilton JL, Foxcroft S, Moyo E, Cooke-Lauder J, Spence T, Zahedi P, Bezjak A, Jaffray D, Lam C, Létourneau D, Milosevic M, Tsang R, Wong R, Liu FF
Radiother Oncol. 2017 Dec 12;:
Bissonnette JP, Yap ML, Clarke K, Shessel A, Higgins J, Vines D, Atenafu EG, Becker N, Leavens C, Bezjak A, Jaffray DA, Sun A
Ann Palliat Med. 2017 Sep 20;:
Furfari A, Wan BA, Ding K, Wong A, Zhu L, Bezjak A, Wong R, Wilson CF, DeAngelis C, Azad A, Chow E, Charames GS
Ann Palliat Med. 2017 Sep 28;:
Furfari A, Wan BA, Ding K, Wong A, Zhu L, Bezjak A, Wong R, Wilson CF, DeAngelis C, Azad A, Chow E, Charames GS
Ann Palliat Med. 2017 Oct 10;:
Furfari A, Wan BA, Ding K, Wong A, Zhu L, Bezjak A, Wong R, Wilson CF, DeAngelis C, Azad A, Chow E, Charames GS
Clin Lung Cancer. 2017 Jul 10;:
Glick D, Lyen S, Kandel S, Shapera S, Le LW, Lindsay P, Wong O, Bezjak A, Brade A, Cho BCJ, Hope A, Sun A, Giuliani M
Clin Lung Cancer. 2017 Aug 31;:
Wong OY, Yau V, Kang J, Glick D, Lindsay P, Le LW, Sun A, Bezjak A, Cho BCJ, Hope A, Giuliani M
Lancet Oncol. 2017 Jun 19;:
Faivre-Finn C, Snee M, Ashcroft L, Appel W, Barlesi F, Bhatnagar A, Bezjak A, Cardenal F, Fournel P, Harden S, Le Pechoux C, McMenemin R, Mohammed N, O'Brien M, Pantarotto J, Surmont V, Van Meerbeeck JP, Woll PJ, Lorigan P, Blackhall F, CONVERT Study Team
Transl Lung Cancer Res. 2016 Dec;5(6):658-659
Giuliani M, Bezjak A

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Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Toronto
Professor, Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto