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El Camino Hospital Cancer Center

In the battle against cancer, you need doctors as relentless as the disease itself. Here at the Cancer Center at El Camino Hospital, the area’s best and brightest specialists fight cancer tirelessly with an innovative two-pronged approach.

First, we tackle cancer head on, aggressively targeting tumors with a strong, multi-disciplinary care plan. Specialists work together to combine the most effective therapies, including leading-edge innovations such as:

  • minimally invasive robotic surgery
  • customized chemotherapy
  • brachytherapy radiation
  • CyberKnife technology

Then, we add a personal touch to help patients and their families cope with challenges of both the disease, and the treatment.

National Accreditation with Commendation from the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons

Image of American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer Accreditation Logo The Commission on Cancer (COC) of the American College of Surgeons (ACoS) has granted a three-year Accreditation with Commendation 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.

Video: El Camino Hospital Survivorship Program

On Saturday, May 31, 2014, 470 guests attended El Camino Hospital Foundation’s Sapphire Soirée, which raised funds for the Cancer Center at El Camino Hospital.

Cancer Center Video Presentation from the Saphire Soirree 2014 - click to watch

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On Monday, October 21, 2013 El Camino Hospital Foundation hosted the 18th annual El Camino Heritage Golf Tournament at Ruby Hill Golf Club Pleasanton, California.The event raised funds to support the Norma Melchor Heart & Vascular Institute at El Camino Hospital.

HVI Video Presentation from the Golf Tournament 2013 - click to watch

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Tips for Better Health

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Download a copy of Tips for Better Health Smart, Simple Strategies For Preventing Cancer

San Jose Business Journal Spotlight on the Cancer Center

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Download a copy of the Silicon Valley Business Journal supplement and learn more about the Cancer Center.