Tony Truong

Tony H. Truong



Associate Professor

Cumming School of Medicine, Department of Oncology

Pediatric Oncologist

Cumming School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics

Child Health & Wellness Researcher

Alberta Children's Hospital Research Institute


Arnie Charbonneau Cancer Institute

Contact information

Web presence

Phone number

Office: 403.955.7272


Educational Background

B.Sc. Biological Sciences, University of Calgary, 1999

Doctor of Medicine Medicine, University of Calgary, 2002

Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Fellowship University of Toronto, 2008

Master of Public Health Clinical Epidemiology, Harvard University, 2009


Areas of Research

Area of Focus
  • Cancer
  • Novel therapeutics
  • Transplantation
  • Leukemia and lymphoma
  • Bone marrow and stem cell transplantation
  • Clinical trials
Summary of Research

To discover new cutting edge treatments and supportive care for childhood cancer patients; outcome of bone marrow transplantation, both acute and long term; experimental therapeutics, phase 1/2 clinical trials; understanding factors that contribute to patient accrual, participation and retention on cancer clinical trials, including factors that influence informed consent.

Participation in university strategic initiatives


  • Department of Pediatrics Innovation Research Award, 2020
  • President's Excellence Award- Outstanding Achievement in Innovation and Research, Alberta Health Services. 2018
  • Department of Pediatrics Innovation Research Award, 2016
  • Top 40 Under 40, Calgary Avenue Magazine. 2016
  • Frank Knox Memorial Fellowship, Harvard University. 2008


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