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Even during the COVID-19 crisis, cancer doesn’t stop. Your health care provider can help you determine what screening schedule and which screening tests are best for you at this time. If it’s time to schedule your routine cancer screenings–and especially if you have any concerning symptoms–don’t delay getting the care you need. At Providence, we are taking special precautions to protect you and your loved ones. Learn how Providence is responding to ensure the safety of our patients, staff and doctors.

Where bright minds and big hearts come together for cancer care in Orange County

Providence Cancer Institute is the largest* integrated network of cancer care in Orange County, comprised of acclaimed physicians and specialists from Mission, St. Joseph and St. Jude cancer programs. At Mission, we’re bringing together the expertise of premier cancer specialists and patient navigators, as well as access to the most advanced technology and treatment options, including research, genetic counseling, precision medicine and clinical trials. From diagnosis to recovery, we see the life in you.

*Based on 2019 OSHPD cancer inpatient volumes and 2020 Trilliant outpatient claims

With a collaborative and holistic approach to cancer care, Leonard Cancer Institute offers patients convenient access to leading edge diagnostic services and some of the most advanced cancer treatments and clinical trials.

At Leonard Cancer Institute, you can rest assured you are receiving quality, compassionate care. For years, our compassionate team of caregivers have adhered to rigorous standards to provide an unparalleled level of quality care. Together, we are proud to have received accreditation from:

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  • Commission on Cancer (CoC) Accreditation from the American College of Surgeons
  • Outstanding Achievement Award (the highest honor available to non-academic hospital cancer programs)

The new Judi and Bill Leonard Institute for Cancer Prevention, Treatment and Wellness at Mission Hospital allows us to further expand our cancer program. The Leonard Cancer Institute offers a collaborative multi-disciplinary approach to treatment based on clinical research and evidence-based practice, personalized to each patient’s specific tumor and type of cancer. Services provided at the cancer institute include:

  • Radiation oncology
  • Medical Imaging
  • Medical oncology (infusion)
  • Nurse navigation
  • Genomic counseling
  • Clinical trials
  • Psycho-social services
  • Clinical pharmacy
  • Laboratory facilities

For more information visit leonardcancerinstitute.com.

Our services are provided by a cancer care team that not only understands the importance of comprehensive support, but also values each patient’s individual needs. From initial diagnosis and treatment to remission and beyond, your supportive and multidisciplinary cancer care team treats you holistically and includes:

  • Cancer specialists
  • Doctors
  • Surgeons
  • Radiation therapists
  • Physicists
  • Specialized registered nurses

An extension of the Cancer Center, the Breast Program at Mission Hospital is devoted to advancing women’s breast health through comprehensive screenings, education, diagnosis, treatment and support. Our individualized and personalized care includes:

  • Leading-edge diagnostics
  • 3D Tomosynthesis
  • PET/CT scans
  • Breast MRI with Computer Aided Detection (CAD)
  • Nurse Navigators to provide support, education and access to resources
  • Cancer genetic consultations
  • Personal treatment teams
  • Education Center
  • Resource Library with extensive cancer information
  • Appearance Center with products for comfort and healing for patients undergoing cancer treatment

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Committed to helping our cancer patients reach peak recovery, Mission Hospital’s Cancer Center offers advanced services, certified and highly trained staff, and state-of-the-art therapies that meet the needs of oncology patients and their families. These services include:

  • Radiation Therapy
  • Leading-edge linear accelerator
  • Computerized treatment planning
  • Diagnostic MRI Treatment
  • Tumor detection
  • Genetic Testing
  • Cancer Rehabilitation
  • Research-based protocols for optimal healing
  • Lymphedema Program
  • Education
  • Preventative strategies
  • Therapy
  • Outreach Services
  • Cancer Resource Library
  • Cancer Support Groups

Mission Cancer Center is committed to improving the health of the communities we serve. To aide our efforts, we offer a variety of community cancer outreach programs that support the health of our dear neighbors. For more information, call 877-459-3627.

Cancer Resource Library

  • Located on the third floor of Tower 1 on our Mission Viejo campus, our cancer resource library holds information on prevention, detection and current treatment options to help understand the many aspects of cancer. The library is open Mon. - Fri: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Cancer Support Groups

  • Cancer support groups that help patients deal with the emotional and spiritual struggles surrounding a cancer diagnosis.

Cancer Screenings

  • Skin Cancer Screenings - Free screenings are offered yearly through Mission Hospital's Community Health Improvement Services department. Call 877-459-3627 for more information.

Breast Cancer Resources

  • Resource Library - Located within Mission Women's Wellness Center, the library houses a dedicated Susan G. Komen library with books, audio tapes and video tapes on breast health and breast cancer prevention and treatment. Materials are available for check-out at no charge. Call 949-365-CARE for more information
  • Comprehensive Breast Cancer Community Outreach and Education - Breast health programs at a variety of locations
  • Pre-Operative Mastectomy Education Class
  • Breast Cancer Early Detection Program - State-funded program provides underserved women screening and diagnostic mammograms at Mission Hospital
  • Breast Cancer Treatment Fund - State-funded program provides treatment to uninsured women diagnosed with breast cancer
  • Latino Breast Cancer Education and Support - A bilingual (English/Spanish) Latino Outreach Nurse provides breast cancer awareness, education and support within the community and hospital settings

Cooking for Health and Well-Being

Tune in as Executive Chef Jonathan Gelman and Oncology Dietitian Kailey Proctor launch their new cooking series, hoping to make healthy eating easier – especially for those undergoing cancer treatments.

  • Episode 1: Chocolate Peanut Butter Smoothie
    First on the menu? A delicious chocolate peanut butter smoothie!
  • Episode 2: A Taste of Fall
    Learn how to make roasted butternut squash soup, cooked dried cannellini beans, sautéed swiss chard and white beans, and braised short ribs.
  • Episode 3: Holiday Brunch Ideas
    Tune in as Chef Jonathan and Oncology Dietitian Kailey share their high-protein holiday brunch recipes.