mission hope cancer center

The Central Coast continues to grow, and with that growth we continue to see an increased incidence of patients with cancer. Our community deserves the best possible care. Mission Hope Cancer Center represents a new level of advanced comprehensive cancer care and treatment for central coast residents and their families. It features some of the most advanced technology available and also houses dramatic improvements in patient comfort, and with that in mind, the vision for Mission Hope Cancer Center gave rise. Our goal is to provide the most advanced cancer treatments in the country in our community without the need to travel. We are affiliated with the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, UCLA’s Translational Oncology Research International network and Translational Research Management to conducts clinical trials. Please join us for a tour of our Cancer Care Facility.

In conjunction with Marian Cancer Care, we offer free classes and educational lectures to those navigating through the cancer journey. Get to know us and the services we provide so we can take this journey together. A mandatory orientation for cancer patients (add link to class times), families and their caregivers. For more information, please call 805.219.HOPE (4673).

The free classes and educational lectures include: Support Groups, Self-Help Classes, Educational Classes and Lectures, Exercise for Hope Classes and Appearance Center.

Exciting Community Event - May 17, 2014

lise & karolyn

Don't miss this exciting community even by nationally renowned authors and cancer survivors (left) Lise N. Alschuler, N.D., FABNO, and (right) Karolyn A. Gazella. Visit our Events Page with more information.

People are Talking About National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Physician practices what he preaches on cancer awareness March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, a time to put special focus on a cancer that affects both men and women, and is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States. Marian Regional Medical Center physician, Dr. Mark Juretic, recently turned 50, the age at which doctors commonly recommend patients to undergo their first colonoscopy. Dr. Juretic had the procedure, and invited T.V. cameras to be present for his colonoscopy in order to raise awareness of colorectal cancer and the importance of having a colonoscop. Watch the KCOY “Morning Rounds” segment featuring Dr. Juretic that aired this week.