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Cancer care as unique as you.

If you're diagnosed with cancer, the doctors and medical staff at Dominican Hospital are committed to helping return you to better health. 


Cancer Care

If you’ve been diagnosed with cancer, Dominican Hospital's comprehensive cancer center is here to help, offering a state-of-the-art infusion center, patient navigators to help you every step during your journey, support services through the Katz Cancer Resource Center, and a lung cancer screening program..

Treating Cancer

We treat cancer with a team of doctors, nurses, and other health professionals who work together to help anyone diagnosed with cancer to face their journey with dignity and grace.

We offer a full range of cancer diagnosis and treatment options including surgery, chemotherapy and radiation therapy.

1 in 8 women will develop invasive breast cancer during her lifetime. The American Cancer Society estimated that in 2014 there will be more than 230,000 new cases of invasive breast cancer. One in eight women will develop invasive breast cancer during her lifetime. One out of 36 will die from breast cancer. There are risk factors that cannot be changed, and others that are linked to choices a person makes.  

Learn More About Breast Cancer Risk Factors

  • Breast cancer
  • Cervical cancer
  • Colon cancer
  • Lung cancer
  • Ovarian cancer
  • Pancreatic cancer
  • Prostate cancer
  • Skin cancer

Physical therapy can help prevent fatigue and impairment that often accompany oncology treatments. Our physical therapists will guide you safely through a personalized exercise program to help manage and reduce your pain.

Learn More About our Oncology Rehabilitation Services

If you have or are at risk for lymphedema, our program offers convenient access to specialized lymphedema therapy, education and support. Lymphedema happens most often after surgery and/or radiation therapy for breast cancer or other types of cancer.

Learn More About our Lymphedema Services

Cancer Services

Dominican Hospital is accredited by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer, and we provide the most advanced services in the Monterey Bay Area based on nationally established standards of care for quality cancer treatment.

  • Surgery: Dominican utilizes state-of-the-art techniques to treat cancer surgically, including the da Vinci Xi Robot Surgery System, the most advanced technology available for minimally invasive surgery.

  • Chemotherapy: We offer chemotherapy at the Dominican Infusion Center, featuring 15 private infusion bays around a large central nursing station. It’s always our goal to make you as comfortable as possible so each private space has a recliner, a guest chair, a flat screen TV and a DVD player. Wi-fi is also available.

  • Nuclear Medicine: Our nuclear medicine department offers multiple diagnostic and therapeutic tools and treatments for cancer care. PET/CT and Spect gamma cameras allow board certified Radiologist to determine the how best to approach and treat the specific cancer. Therapeutic treatments of specific cancers are minimally invasive and typically result in very little discomfort.

  • Radiation Therapy: Targeted radiation therapy is utilized to shrink or eradicate tumors.  Our radiation oncology department offers 3D Conformal Radiation Therapy (3DCRT), Intensity modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT), Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT), Stereotactic Radiosurgery (SRS), Stereotactic Body Radiosurgery (SBRT), prostate seed implants, and superficial skin cancer treatments.  We utilize state of the art radiation treatment planning and delivery systems, which allow precise tumor targeting, while sparing surrounding normal tissues.

Cancer Patient Navigator

Having someone who can help you through your cancer, from diagnosis through treatment, is important. At Dominican Hospital, our cancer Patient Navigators are available to focus on you, answering any questions and providing the support you need. We also have a bi-lingual cancer Patient Navigator.


Coordinated care. Help to get better.

Certified oncology nurses and patient navigators can answer your questions and refer you to support services

The Bennett & Suzy Katz Cancer Resource Center at Dominican Hospital offers you and your loved ones a place to get the support you need, providing access to information and services related to all aspects of cancer care.

Lung Cancer Screening Program

Lung cancer remains a leading cause of death. At Dominican Hospital, our Lung Cancer Screening program allows us to discover if you have a risk of developing the disease before symptoms develop.


Dignity Health Dominican Hospital is accredited by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer (CoC). The American College of Surgeons CoC represents the nation’s clinical experts in cancer care and partners with over 50 organizations including the American Cancer Society and LIVESTRONG. We provide a range of advanced services based on nationally established standards of care for quality cancer treatment. 



The CoC recognizes the Dominican Hospital Cancer Program for its voluntary commitment to providing a range of advanced services based on nationally established standards of care for patient-centered, quality cancer treatment. As a CoC accredited program, Dominican Hospital is able to provide access to information on clinical trials and new treatment options to help improve cancer treatment best practices nationwide.

Resources and Links

For more information about cancer care at Dominican Hospital, please call (831) 462-7770. For a physician referral, call (831) 462-7700 or use our search tool to Find a Doctor