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
Clin Oncol (R Coll Radiol). 2019 Oct 05;:
Croke J, Milne E, Bezjak A, Millar BA, Giuliani M, Heeneman S
J Clin Oncol. 2019 Aug 29;:JCO1901663
Bezjak A, Paulus R, Gaspar LE, Timmerman RD, Bradley JD
Clin Oncol (R Coll Radiol). 2019 Jun 05;:
Munoz-Schuffenegger P, Kandel S, Alibhai Z, Hope A, Bezjak A, Sun A, Simeonov A, Cho BCJ, Giuliani M
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2019 Apr 27;:
Loewen SK, Doll CM, Halperin R, Parliament M, Pearcey RG, Milosevic MF, Bezjak A, Vigneault E, Brundage M
J Clin Oncol. 2019 May 20;37(15):1316-1325
Bezjak A, Paulus R, Gaspar LE, Timmerman RD, Straube WL, Ryan WF, Garces YI, Pu AT, Singh AK, Videtic GM, McGarry RC, Iyengar P, Pantarotto JR, Urbanic JJ, Sun AY, Daly ME, Grills IS, Sperduto P, Normolle DP, Bradley JD, Choy H
Transl Lung Cancer Res. 2019 Feb;8(1):58-69
Bang A, Bezjak A
Lung Cancer Manag. 2016 Apr;5(1):43-50
Lin A, Bezjak A
J Geriatr Oncol. 2018 Dec 23;:
Rosario CO, Puts M, Jang R, Bezjak A, Yokom D, Alibhai SMH
J Thorac Oncol. 2018 Oct 04;:
Levy A, Le Péchoux C, Mistry H, Martel-Lafay I, Bezjak A, Lerouge D, Padovani L, Taylor P, Faivre-Finn C
Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018 Jul 31;:
Soldera SV, Shakik S, Naik H, Moskovitz M, Chen J, Mittmann N, Xu W, Hope A, Bezjak A, Parajian A, Keshavjee S, Liu G

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