Sarah Hamilton MD, FRCPC

Clinical Instructor

Division: Radiation Oncology

Active Staff: British Columbia Cancer Agency (BCCA) – Vancouver Centre

Associate Staff: Vancouver General Hospital

City: Vancouver
Hospital Authority: Provincial Health Services

Address: BCCA-VCC
600 West 10th Avenue
Vancouver, BC V5Z 4E6

Phone: 604.877.6000 Fax: 604.877.0505

Major Clinical Focus –

Breast cancer

Head & Neck cancer



Bachelor of Science in Microbiology and Immunology, University of British Columbia, Canada

Doctor of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Canada

Radiation Oncology Residency Training Program, University of British Columbia, Canada



Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada – Radiation Oncology



Dr. Hamilton is a radiation oncologist with a clinical focus in treating breast cancer and head and neck cancer. She is involved in the teaching of medical students, residents and other physicians. She is actively involved in research with specific interests in patient-reported outcomes and late toxicities of radiotherapy.




  1. Hamilton, SN. Nichol, A. Truong, P. McKenzie, M. Hsu, F. Cheung, A. Dolman, P. Gete, E. Ma, R. Visual Outcomes and Local Control after Fractionated Stereotactic Radiotherapy for Optic Nerve Sheath Meningioma. Accepted for publication Mar 1, 2017 in Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
  2. Hamilton, SN. Tyldesley, S. Li, D. Olson, R. McBride, M. Second Malignancies after Adjuvant Radiotherapy for Early Stage Breast Cancer: is there an Increased Risk with the Addition of Regional Radiotherapy? International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology and Physics; 2015;91(5):977-985.
  3. Hamilton, SN. Hasan, H. Parsons, C. Tyldesley, S. Howard, A. Bobinski, MA. Goddard, K. Canadian Radiation Oncologists’ Opinions Regarding Peer Review – A National Survey. Practical Radiation Oncology. 2015;5:120-126.
  4. Hamilton, SN. Carlson, R. Hasan, H. Rassekh, SR. Goddard, K. Long-term Outcomes and Complications in Pediatric Ewing Sarcoma [published online ahead of print 2015 Jan 16]. American Journal of Clinical Oncology. doi:10.1097/COC.0000000000000176.
  5. Hamilton, SN. Tyldesley, S. Hamm, J. Jiang, WN. Keyes, M. Pickles, T. Lapointe, V. Kahnamelli, A. McKenzie, M. Miller, S. Morris, WJ. The Incidence of Second Malignancies in Prostate Cancer Patients Treated with Low Dose Rate Brachytherapy and Radical Prostatectomy. International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology and Physics. 2014;90(4):934-941.
  6. Hamilton, SN. Scali, E. Yu, I. Gusnowski, E. Ingledew, PA. Sifting through it all: Characterizing melanoma patients’ utilization of the Internet as an information source [published online ahead of print 2014 Aug 1]. Journal of Cancer Education. doi:10.1007/s13187-014-0711-1.
  7. Hamilton, SN. Ho, C. Laskin, J. Mak, P. Zhai, Y. Wu, J. Asian versus non-Asian outcomes in nasopharyngeal carcinoma: a North American population-based analysis [published online ahead of print 2014 May 29]. American Journal of Clinical Oncology. doi: 10.1097/COC.0000000000000091.
  8. Hamilton, SN. Wai, E. Tan, K. Alexander, C. Gascoyne, R. Connors, J. Treatment and Outcomes in Patients With Primary Cutaneous B-cell Lymphoma: The BC Cancer Agency Experience. International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology and Physics. 2013;87(4):719-725.
  9. Karam, I. Hamilton, S. Nichol, A. Woods, R. Speers, C. Kennecke, H. Tyldesley, S. Population-Based Outcomes After Whole Brain Radiotherapy in Patients with Metastatic Breast Cancer in the Pre Trastuzumab and Trastuzumab Eras. Radiation Oncology. 2013;9;8(1):12-18.