Published On: Wed, Jan 29th, 2020

City of Hope Newport Beach opens for cancer treatment in Orange County, CA

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: City of Hope, a National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center, has inaugurated its first location in Orange County at Newport Beach, .

The new cancer treatment center which is located at 1601 Avocado Avenue, is said to have the latest customized and highly specialized physicians to provide medical and hematology, surgical oncology, infusion therapy, and others to its patients.

The new cancer treatment facility in Newport Beach is the first phase of City of Hope’s plan to invest $1 billion to develop and operate an Orange County cancer care network with another one to open in Irvine next year.

The specialty team at City of Hope Newport Beach is led by lung and thoracic cancer specialist and medical oncology chair Ravi Salgia, who said: “Each cancer is unique, which is why we assembled a roster of outstanding researchers and physicians who provide targeted treatments for specific cancer diagnoses.

“These clinician-scientists are among the best in their fields and are transforming laboratory breakthroughs into treatments to offer the best hope for our patients.”

City of Hope Newport Beach is a new cancer treatment facility in Orange County, CA

City of Hope Newport Beach is a new cancer treatment facility in Orange County, CA. Photo courtesy of City of Hope.

City of Hope Newport Beach also provides precision prevention and early detection program so that individuals are informed of their risk factors based on genetic risk assessments, environmental exposure surveys, and biomarker panels.

For cancer patients, the new cancer treatment center in Newport Beach, offers Medical and surgical oncology expertise, family and patient education, and supportive care and survivorship programs.

Annette M. Walker – President of City of Hope Orange County said: “We know that the best shot to fight cancer starts with best-in-class specialty care. For this reason, City of Hope made a promise to move into Orange County and provide our families, friends and neighbors the science that is saving lives.

“With the opening of our Newport Beach site, we launch a new era of cancer care in Orange County, delivering pioneering research and highly specialized care to our communities. This is what our patients asked us to do, and we are honored to answer the call.”

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