If you're diagnosed with cancer, the doctors and medical staff at Dominican Hospital are committed to helping return you to better health.
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..
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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Std. 4.6 Patterns of care in Rectal Cancer 2016
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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.
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.