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Susan Dent

Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Ottawa
Division of Medical Oncology
Co-Chair, Global Cardio-Oncology Summit
Founder, Canadian Cardiac Oncology Network

Dr. Dent is a Medical Oncologist at The Ottawa Hospital Cancer Centre and Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Ottawa. She obtained her MD at McMaster University and completed her postgraduate training in Internal Medicine at the University of Ottawa. She continued her training in Medical Oncology in Ottawa, followed by a fellowship year in Clinical Research with the National Cancer Institute of Canada Clinical Trials Group. Presently, she is a member of Cancer Ontario Breast Disease Site Group Practice Guidelines Committee, IND working group for the Breast Cancer Disease Site Committee of the National Cancer Institute for Canada Clinical Trials Group and Grant Review Panel member for the Canadian Institute of Health Research. She is Vice Chair of the Quality & Clinical Services Committee Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa. Her areas of interest include breast cancer, treatment toxicities and cardiotoxicity. She is the founder of the Ottawa Cardiac Oncology Program as well as the Canadian Cardiac Oncology Network, organizations dedicated to improving our understanding of how cancer treatments impact cardiovascular health with the ultimate goal of preventing cardiotoxicity.


  • Breast Cancer

  • Cardiac Oncology

Education and Training

  • Doctorate of Medicine, McMaster University

  • Internal Medicine, University of Ottawa

  • Medical Oncology, University of Ottawa


  • English

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