The North East Regional Cancer Program is led by a team including a Cancer Care Ontario Regional Vice President and physicians who have taken on the role of Regional Clinical Leads in a particular area of cancer care. Regional Clinical Leads help ensure partner hospitals are aligned with Cancer Care Ontario’s goals, promote collaboration within the region, and work toward measurable improvements in the quality and organization of cancer services within their region.
Cancer Care Ontario Interim Regional Vice President, North East Regional Cancer Program
Mark Hartman completed a Bachelor of Applied Science Degree in Radiation Therapy in Melbourne, Australia in 1989. Since arriving in Sudbury in 1992 he worked as a Radiation Therapist at the Northeastern Ontario Regional Cancer Centre, before entering management positions, first supervising radiation treatment planning then managing the radiation treatment program. Between 2000 and 2004 Mark was director of the $44M Cancer Centre capital expansion project.
In 2004 Mark became the Administrative Director of the Regional Cancer Program of the Sudbury Regional Hospital with administrative responsibility for regional programs providing direct and indirect clinical services in Systemic Treatment, Supportive Care, Inpatient Acute Medicine, Radiation Treatment, Palliative Care, Preventive Oncology and Surgical Oncology. He completed a Masters in Business Administration through Athabasca University in 2009.
Regional Clinical Leads in the North East Regional Cancer Program
Dr. Bishwajit Bora, Hôpital Régional de Sudbury Regional Hospital - Regional Cancer Program
Systemic Treatment (Chemotherapy)
Dr. Jonathan Noble, Hôpital Régional de Sudbury Regional Hospital - Regional Cancer Program
Dr. Sarwat Shehata, Hôpital Régional de Sudbury Regional Hospital - Regional Cancer Program
Dr. Andrew Knight, Hôpital Régional de Sudbury Regional Hospital - Regional Cancer Program
Dr. Amanda Hey, Hôpital Régional de Sudbury Regional Hospital - Regional Cancer Program
Dr. Jason Ashley
Dr. Michel Bonin
Regional Cancer Program Council
Mark Hartman, Interim Regional Vice President, Chair
France Daoust, RCP Program Accountant
Dr. Bish Bora, Surgical Oncology Lead
Koop Alkema, Manager, Preventive Oncology and Screening
Dr. Amanda Hey, Primary Care Lead
Lorie Eastick, Manager, Radiation Oncology
Dr. Sarwat Shehata, Radiation Oncology Lead
Terry MacKenzie, Manager, Systemic Oncology
Dr. Jonathan Noble, Systemic Oncology Lead
Carole Mayer, Clinical Leader/Manager Supportive CareOncology
Dr. Andrew Knight, Palliative Care Lead
Brenda Lynn, Administrative Program Director Oncology, Sault Area Hospital
Dr. Malcolm Brigden, Head of Medical Oncology, Sault Area Hospital
Dr. Jason Ashley, Regional Cancer Imaging Lead
Dr. Michel Bonin, Regional Cancer Pathology Lead
Regional Committees / Networks
Prevention and Screening Network - North East
Committed to the
Cancer 2020: A Call to Action
plan, the Cancer Prevention and Screening Network – North East shares information and collaborates on cancer prevention, screening promotion and intervention activities to help the region meet the Cancer 2020 targets for cancer prevention and screening.
Supportive Care Oncology Network - NE
The Supportive Care Oncology Network - NE Region was created to help ensure the provision of Supportive Care services for oncology patients and their families throughout the region.
Community Oncology Clinic Network
The Community Oncology Clinic Network comprises the Northeastern Ontario community hospitals that work closely with the North East Regional Cancer Program to provide drug treatments closer to patients’ homes.