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About the Cancer Center

Last Updated 3/19/2012 4:36:46 PM


At El Camino Hospital, we are fortunate to have an outstanding team of medical experts who can provide patients with the latest in cancer care, from Cyberknife to the most advanced da Vininci robotic surgery. In addition to providing expert care, the team places special emphasis on communication between all the specialties and coordinating services -- two aspects of care that we believe can have a positive impact on the patient experience and outcomes.

The Cancer Center is located in the beautiful Melchor Pavilion on the Mountain View campus. Many of our cancer services are located here in one convenient location, including:

  • A concierge
  • Boutique and health library desk
  • Infusion center
  • Lab
  • X-ray
  • Clinical trials office

Throughout the El Camino Hospital campus, we provide a comprehensive menu of services. Our concierge can make arrangements to help you reach your destination throughout the campus.

  • Palliative care
  • Breast Health Center
  • Genetic counseling
  • Full-service digital radiology
  • Radiation therapy
  • Tumor board
  • Minimally invasive surgery 
  • Cyberknife

For more information or to contact the Cancer Center, call 650-988-8338.

Commission on Cancer
Accredited Cancer Center

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The Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons (ACoS) has granted a three-year Accreditation with six Commendations to the Cancer Center at El Camino Hospital. To earn voluntary CoC accreditation, a cancer program must meet or exceed 34 CoC quality care standards, be evaluated every three years through a survey process, and maintain levels of excellence in the delivery of comprehensive patient-centered care. Three-Year Accreditation with Commendation is only awarded to a facility that exceeds standard requirements at the time of its triennial survey. Read more...

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