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Dr. Piotr Czaykowski is actively involved as a local investigator in Genitourinary Medical Oncology clinical trials. He is part of a collaborative group investigating the use of anticancer drug treatments in elderly cancer patients. He is also part of a team looking at system improvement, e.g. the use of navigators in the cancer system, and the benefits and costs of a dedicated urgent cancer care clinic. 


Dr. Czaykowski completed medical school at the University of British Columbia, an internal medicine residency in Calgary and medical oncology residency and fellowship in Toronto. He then returned to British Columbia for five years as a medical oncologist with the British Columbia Cancer Agency – Fraser Valley Centre.

In 2002, he joined the CancerCare Manitoba team as a medical oncologist, where he has held a number of leadership roles including chair of the genitourinary disease site group, director of the University of Manitoba medical oncology training program, chair of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada Medical Oncology Exam Board and interim head of the medical oncology and hematology department at CancerCare Manitoba, and section of hematology/oncology at UM.

In 2015 he was appointed Chief Medical Officer. Currently he is also the provincial specialty lead for oncology.

He maintains a busy clinical practice in genitourinary oncology while carrying out his administrative responsibilities. In his academic career, he is associate professor with the departments of internal medicine (section of hematology/oncology) and community health sciences at the Max Rady College of Medicine.



  • Morley Lertzman Award, department of Internal Medicine, University of Manitoba (2009)
  • Mentor of the Year, Saskatchewan and Manitoba, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (2006)
  • Finalist, Educator of the Year, Professional Association of Interns and Residents of Manitoba (2006)
  • Lyonel G. Israels Award, Best Research Proposal, CancerCare Manitoba Foundation (2004)
  • Merit Award, American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting (1997)
  • Ontario Cancer Treatment and Research Foundation Fellowship in Oncology (1996-1997)

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