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Christopher Booth MD
 Christopher Booth
Principal Investigator, CCE Division
Contact Info
613-533-6000 ext 78558 (research) 613 549-6666 ext 4501 (clinical)
Level 2, Queen's Cancer Research Institute

Faculty Bio

  • Member, Division of Cancer Care and Epidemiology, Cancer Research Institute, Queen's University
  • Medical Oncologist
  • Clinician-Scientist, Cancer Centre of Southeastern Ontario
  • Professor, Departments of Oncology and Medicine, Queen's University
  • Canada Research Chair in Population Cancer Care


Christopher Booth MD FRCPC is a Medical Oncologist and Health Services Researcher at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. He is a Professor of Oncology and holds the Canada Research Chair in Population Cancer Care. Dr. Booth studied medicine at Queen’s University and did postgraduate training in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology at the University of Toronto. Upon completing his clinical training he spent two years as a research fellow with the NCIC Clinical Trials Group. In his clinical practice he provides care to patients with gastrointestinal and urologic cancers. Dr. Booth has an active program in population-based cancer research. The focus of his research program is to evaluate quality of care and outcomes in routine clinical practice. His research also explores the concept of value in cancer care. In 2016 Dr. Booth spent a sabbatical as a visiting scientist at the Regional Cancer Centre in Trivandrum, India. He continues to work closely with colleagues in India on various projects to improve accessibility and quality of cancer care.   Dr. Booth serves as an Advisor (Health Services Research) to the National Cancer Grid of India and is Co-Chair of the Choosing Wisely India initiative. He is a member of the WHO Essential Medicine List (Cancer) Working Group. As a junior investigator he was awarded an inaugural Cancer Care Ontario Chair in Health Services Research. Dr. Booth has published over 200 peer-reviewed manuscripts with first or senior author papers in Nature, JAMA, BMJ, Lancet Oncology, and Journal of Clinical Oncology. He has served as research supervisor for >25 trainees.


Dr. Booth's publications are available on PubMed.