William Evans

Professor Emeritus, Department of Oncology at McMaster University

Dr. Bill Evans is a medical oncologist who has combined a clinical practice focused largely on lung cancer with various administrative roles over his career, including executive leadership of cancer centres in Ottawa and Hamilton and as the Chief Medical Officer at Cancer Care Ontario. He led the development of lung cancer practice guidelines in Ontario for over 20 years and has served on the provincial and national health technology assessment committees evaluating new cancer drugs. Dr. Evans is now a Professor Emeritus in the Department of Oncology, at McMaster University and the Clinical Advisor on Smoking Cessation at Ontario Health (Cancer Care Ontario). He has published over 300 papers in peer-reviewed journals on various aspects of lung cancer treatment, smoking cessation, and the cost and cost-effectiveness of cancer care.