Tony Truong

Dr. Tony Truong, MD, MPH, FRCPC


Associate Professor

Cumming School of Medicine, Department of Oncology

Associate Professor

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: 403.955.2946


Educational Background

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

Doctor of Medicine Medicine, University of Calgary, 2002

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


  • award, 2018
  • award, 2015
  • award, 2014
  • award (honourable mention), Avenue Magazine. 2010
  • award, 2007
  • award, 2006
  • award, 2004
  • award, 1999
  • scholarship, 1996