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BC Cancer – Vancouver

One of BC Cancer's six regional care centres, BC Cancer – Vancouver provides care and support for patients with cancer.
Visitor information

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Location information

BC Cancer – Vancouver
600 West 10th Avenue
Vancouver, BC, V5Z 4E6 (map)
Telephone: 604-877-6000
Toll-free (within BC): 1-800-663-3333

BC Cancer – Vancouver acknowledges that we operate on the unceded, traditional and ancestral territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səlí̓lwətaʔɬ (Tsleil-waututh) Nations, who have lived here since time immemorial. We express gratitude and respect for the Peoples, cultures and traditions that have and continue to steward these lands throughout generations.

Hours of operation

Monday to Friday: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
(excluding statutory holidays)


Patients with cancer park for free
Paid parking is back at all hospital sites starting March 4, 2022. You can still park for free for appointments and tests related to your cancer treatment after this date.

To park for free at BC Cancer - Vancouver, please register your licence plate when you check in for your appointment. Please do not pay for parking.

For more information, visit our Parking for Patients page.

Where to park
The entrance to the BC Cancer parkade is off Ash Street at the corner of West 10th Avenue. You can enter BC Cancer – Vancouver from parkade levels 1, 2 or 3. There is a parkade elevator.

There is an area for patient drop-off and pick-up at the main entrance on 10th Avenue. There are also two parking stalls.

Paid parking
If you are not onsite for cancer treatment, you will have to pay for parking. Parking is charged at hourly, daily or monthly rates.

There are other paid parking lots in the area. Street parking is also available.

Health and safety

The health and safety of our patients and employees is extremely important to us. Please do not visit if you have a fever and respiratory symptoms, or have been exposed to an infectious disease within the last two weeks. If you are a patient, please call your healthcare provider from home.

Smoke and scent-free environment

Smoking is not permitted in the buildings or on the grounds. This means that staff, patients, and visitors are not permitted to smoke on site. If you have questions about this policy, please email
In consideration of our patients and staff who have scent-related allergies, please do not wear perfume, scented hairspray, cologne, deodorant, aftershave or other scented products while visiting. Thank you for your co-operation.


If you are traveling to Vancouver for cancer treatment and need further information, please visit Transportation & Lodging or download this handout.
Centre overview
Located near Vancouver General Hospital, BC Cancer – Vancouver provides oncology consultations, surgery, chemotherapy, and radiotherapy treatments for people who live in Vancouver. We also have a clinic in the Fairmont Building, at 750 West Broadway. For full details about the centre, download the Guidebook for Patients.

Department directory

  • Admitting & Reception: 604-877-6050
  • Ambulatory Care Reception: Toll-free (within BC) 1-800-663-3333 (ask for Ambulatory Care)
  • Appointment changes: Toll-free (within BC) 1-800-663-3333 (ask for Ambulatory Care)
  • Chemotherapy: 604-877-6218 (Hours: 7:30 am - 6:30 pm, Monday to Friday, excluding statutory holidays, availability may change depending on workload)
  • Library & Cancer Information Centre: 604-675-8001, toll-free (within BC) 1-888-675-8001 ext. 8001
  • Nutrition Services: 604-877-6000 ext. 2013
  • Oral Oncology/Dental Clinic: 604-877-6136 (Hours: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm, Monday to Friday, excluding statutory holidays)
  • Patient Care Nurse Line: 604-877-6025 (Hours: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday, excluding statutory holidays)
  • Patient & Family Counselling: 604-877-6000 ext. 2194
  • PET (Functional Imaging): 604-707-5951 (Hours: 7:00 am - 6:30 pm, Monday to Saturday, excluding statutory holidays)
  • Pharmacy: 604-877-6135 (Hours: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday, excluding statutory holidays)
  • Physiotherapy - Rehabilitation Services:  604-877-6000 ext. 672807 (Hours: 8:30am – 4:30pm, Monday to Thursday, excluding statutory holidays)
  • Radiation Therapy: 604-877-6000 ext. 676014 (Hours: 8:30 am - 6:00 pm, Monday to Friday, excluding statutory holidays, availability may change depending on workload)
  • Release of Information (health record requests): 604-877‐6000 ext. 672334, fax 604-877‐0702
  • Speech and Language: 604-877-6000 ext. 672807 (Hours8:30am – 4:30pm, Monday to Thursday, excluding statutory holidays)


BC Cancer – Vancouver offers a full range of services for patients and families, including but not limited to:

Support programs

BC Cancer – Vancouver offers support programs to help patients and families through cancer care. To learn more, visit Support Programs.

Frequently asked questions

Yes, wheelchairs are available in the BC Cancer – Vancouver lobby and inside the entrances from the parkade into the building.


No, there is no bank machine in BC Cancer – Vancouver. You can find ATMs for TD, BMO, RBC and HSBC on Broadway between Laurel and Cambie. There is a Scotiabank ATM located nearby at City Square Shopping Centre. All are within a few blocks of BC Cancer – Vancouver.

The cafeteria is open to patients and their families from 7:00 am to 2:00 pm, Monday to Friday. It is on the ground floor, on your left once you pass the elevators in the main lobby. There is also a wide array of eateries a block away on West Broadway, and at City Square Shopping Centre there is a ground-floor food court.

There is also a comfort cart that circulates BC Cancer – Vancouver and is operated by our volunteers. The comfort cart serves complimentary refreshments such as tea, coffee and snacks. 
The BC Cancer Foundation partners with donors in the community to fund BC Cancer innovation and bring world-class care closer to home for all patients in the region. Donors help transform care locally by supporting BC Cancer experts, research and care innovation, as well as accelerating access to treatment at BC Cancer – Vancouver.

To learn more and to donate, please visit the BC Cancer Foundation website.

About us

BC Cancer – Vancouver provides oncology consultations, surgery, chemotherapy, and radiotherapy treatments for people who live in Vancouver. 

Through BC Cancer, we provide a broad range of services including prevention, treatment, screening, genetic counselling and supportive care. For full details about the centre, see the New Patient Guidebook

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