The Center for Cancer Prevention and Treatment

Lawrence Wagman, M.D. on Obesity and Cancer
Dr Vu On Low Dose CT Lung Cancer Screening
I Promise
Luisa Santa and Jaina Pallasigui discuss Smoking Cessation
Video Tour of The Center for Cancer Prevention and Treatment
Navegación para la Comunidad y Estudios Clínicos
Learn about the Healing Environment
Learn about Radiation Therapy
Learn about the Infusion Center
Learn about the Multidisciplinary Center
Dr. Ohanian
Lavinia Dobrea on Cancer Clinical Trials
Dr. Harness and Dr. Forouzannia on IORT
Learn about Clinical Trials
Lianne Nacpil discusses Biospecimen Repository
Learn about Cancer Research
Learn about Palliative Care with Dr. Melvyn Sterling

The Center for Cancer Prevention and Treatment

When cancer strikes, patients want their care nearby, provided at a hospital they have come to know and trust. The Center for Cancer Prevention and Treatment at St. Joseph Hospital is the first center of its kind in Orange County, and one of a few such centers in the nation offering convenient access to the latest in prevention, diagnosis, treatment and clinical trials.

World Class Care

In a single, convenient location, patients will find the individualized care that distinguishes St. Joseph Hospital as a leader, including:

  • Nurse Navigators to help patients through the continuum of care while providing emotional support, education and access to resources.
  • An infusion center with Smart pumps for chemotherapy and transfusions.
  • Leading-edge imaging technology, from digital mammography to PET/CT to CT lung screening and breast MRI with Computer Assisted Detection (CAD).
  • Advanced targeted radiation therapy including Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT) and Stereotactic Radiosurgery.
  • Multidisciplinary Center for site-specific clinics and conferences (lung, prostate, etc.).
  • Cancer genetic consultations (in affiliation with City of Hope).
  • Education Center, Resource Library and Science Gallery with extensive cancer information presented in lay terms.
  • Pharmacy and clinical laboratory for ease in patient access and convenience.
  • Diverse cancer research including early detection and diagnostic imaging, cancer genetics and innovative treatment modalities and combinations.
  • Comforting amenities including a "Place of Hope/Sala de Esperanza", valet parking, cafe and numerous gardens located throughout the center.
  • Appearance Center for patients to assist with prostheses, specialized clothing and helpful products for cosmesis and comfort .