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A cancer diagnosis can be scary and difficult—not only for the patient, but for family and friends as well. We can help.

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Cancer Center

At the Thomas and Dorothy Leavey Cancer Center, our goal is to make your experience as easy as possible by providing comprehensive, compassionate, state-of-the-art care in one convenient setting. Using molecular diagnostics and cancer therapy to tailor a treatment plan that's optimized for each patient, we can locate and treat cancers so precisely, the outcomes are better, faster and less invasive than ever before.

Take this quick assessment to:

  • Determine your risk factors for developing breast cancer
  • Learn which lifestyle factors can increase or decrease your risk

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Why Choose Leavey Cancer Center?

We’ve taken the lead as the first and only facility in the San Fernando Valley to offer two of the most cutting-edge pieces of medical equipment available: da Vinci® Xi Robotic Surgery System, and Trilogy Stereotactic Radiation Therapy. These treatments result in faster, more precise diagnoses, shorter hospital stays and quicker recoveries. Learn More

Comprehensive Cancer Center

We’re committed to fulfilling the unique needs of each patient and their family, offering world-class care, support and guidance through every stage of the journey.

  • Advanced cancer treatment options, including interventional, radiation and surgical oncology, and chemotherapy
  • Life enrichment services, featuring patient navigation, nutrition, massage therapy, and more
  • Patient education
  • Preventative care
  • State-of-the-art diagnostic testing

Advanced Radiation

The Harold & Carole Pump Department of Radiation Oncology is the only treatment center in the San Fernando Valley that provides a robust selection of advanced treatment options like IMRT, Brachytherapy, Mammosite, Leipzig Brachytherapy (new at Northridge Hospital for the treatment of skin cancer), and the Trilogy© Linear Accelerator. 

Hear From Our Physicians

Patient Testimonials

Leading Edge Cancer Surgery

Using traditional approaches, minimally-invasive procedures or the latest in image-guided techniques, our cancer specialists are extraordinarily precise in removing the cancer while preserving as much normal tissue and function as possible. 

Cancer Care Services Lecture 

To hear more from our physicians, listen here.

  • Brain & Spine Cancer
  • Breast Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Gynecology Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Liver and Pancreatic Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphoma, Leukemia and Multiple Myeloma
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Skin Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Testicular Cancer

Patient Navigator

Patients can rely on their Navigator for compassionate support, encouragement and education.

Doris Serrano, MAHS Outreach Coordinator and Patient Navigator Doris can be reached at (818) 885-5471, Mondays through Fridays 9:00am – 4:30pm.

Embark on a Journey to Survivorship

The Oncology Navigator is the patient’s point-of-contact concierge to ensure a smooth transition among hospital services. Patients can rely on their Navigator for compassionate support, encouragement and education.

Navigator Programs are nationally recognized for increasing a cancer patient’s chances for survival and quality of life. The complimentary Navigator Program at the Leavey Cancer Center connects all newly diagnosed cancer patients with an RN Navigator and a Patient Advocate or Outreach Coordinator to help guide and support them through diagnosis, treatment and into survivorship.

For more information on our Navigator Program, please call (818) 885-5471.

Fighting Cancer with a Ball of Yarn

Hasmukben Amarsekera, radiation therapist at Northridge Hospital Medical Center, has been helping to heal with the power of humankindness for over 40 years. Watch the video below to see how the simple act of crocheting is giving radiology patients something better to focus on than their cancer.

* Dignity Health is now part of CommonSpirit Health.

Learn More About Cancer Care At Northridge Hospital Medical Center

For more information, please call (818) 700-2336. To find a physician, please call (818) 908-8677.

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