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Expert Radiation Oncology at Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center

Accredited by the American College of Radiology, our Radiation Oncology practice at Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center’s Disney Family Cancer Center provides an integrated approach to cancer treatment. Designed for optimal patient care, comfort and convenience, our facility is fully equipped with the most leading–edge technology to treat cancer in the San Fernando Valley and the Verdugos.

In addition to screenings and support services, our department features innovative and advanced cancer treatment techniques that allow for highly focused, precise radiation while minimizing the effects on surrounding healthy tissue. This approach helps target tumors directly while minimizing the adverse effects of radiation.

2273.9 miles away
818-847-3440
Mon - Fri: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Expert Radiation Oncology at Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center

Accredited by the American College of Radiology, our Radiation Oncology practice at Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center’s Disney Family Cancer Center provides an integrated approach to cancer treatment. Designed for optimal patient care, comfort and convenience, our facility is fully equipped with the most leading–edge technology to treat cancer in the San Fernando Valley and the Verdugos.

In addition to screenings and support services, our department features innovative and advanced cancer treatment techniques that allow for highly focused, precise radiation while minimizing the effects on surrounding healthy tissue. This approach helps target tumors directly while minimizing the adverse effects of radiation.

2273.9 miles away
Mon - Fri: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Meet the Team

At Providence, you'll have access to a vast network of dedicated and compassionate providers who offer personalized care by focusing on treatment, prevention and health education.

People Focused Healthcare – The Ambient Experience

The Ambient Experience, part of the radiation oncology department at the Roy and Patricia Disney Family Cancer Center, is based on years of clinical design research. It enables us to create an entire environment designed around our patients and staff in order to improve the experience of patients during radiation consultation, simulation, and treatment.

Creating the right environment

The Ambient Experience integrates architecture and technology (e.g. lighting, sound, vision) using a Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) card to create spaces that the patient can personalize. This puts patients at ease. "The Ambient Experience helps our patients feel like they're more in control of their treatment – and that's the kind of empowerment we want to give our patients." – Tamara Sutton, Service Area Director, Oncology Services.

Simulation room

The patient's first contact with the Ambient Experience is the wireless touch screen in the radiation simulation room. The patient chooses a theme or color before entering the simulation room. This theme or color then fills the simulation room to create a pleasant environment and beautiful imagery on the ceiling and walls to focus on during the radiation simulation. It is friendly and accessible and gives patients the feeling of being an active participant in the procedure. The experience is made even more multisensorial by the accompanying music for each theme.

Examination room

The examination rooms are also complemented by colored lighting, which illuminates the environment, as well as music. The architectural elements of the examination rooms have been designed to incorporate storage solutions that give the examination room a clean and uncluttered feel. Together, all of these components contribute to an overall feeling of calm.

Radiation treatment room

The radiation treatment room also incorporates the Ambient Experience design. The room itself is ergonomically designed to facilitate the workflow, improve throughput and enhance the environment for staff and patients.

Why Choose Us for Your Cancer Care?

We know that every patient is unique. No two patients – or their treatment plans – are the same. This is why we take a highly personalized approach to your cancer care and we always put our patients first. Our expert clinicians work with you to develop a specialized treatment plan that fits your personal needs, because we know this results in the best outcomes. And, of course, you receive the cutting-edge treatment and compassionate care Providence is known for.

As our patient, you and your loved ones are supported by an entire care team throughout your treatment journey. Our board-certified medical oncologists use the most advanced techniques in your diagnosis and treatment. They work closely with an extensive team that includes nurse navigators, specialists and other caregivers who provide a range of support services – from prevention and education to nutrition, integrative medicine and counseling.

Learn more about the experts who make up our multidisciplinary cancer care teams.

Cancer doesn’t discriminate, but access to great cancer care hasn’t always been the same for everyone. At Providence, we are deeply committed to making sure every patient we treat has access to the best cancer care. We value, respect and support the racial, ethnic, religious, gender, sexual and spiritual identities of each member of our diverse communities, and we never turn a patient away. Instead, we work harder to make sure every patient is treated equally and with dignity – whoever you are, and wherever you're at.

When you become a patient at Providence, you become part of a collaborative cancer-care network that often exceeds national measures for patient outcomes. This network includes award-winning physicians, scientists, researchers and caregivers across 51 hospitals in seven states. The power of this network, combined with the expertise of your local team, means you’re getting the best, most compassionate care. And if you need to meet with a specialist outside your area, we’ve got telehealth technology to help. Our network is one of the reasons 50,000 newly diagnosed cancer patients choose Providence each year.

Providence cancer research provides options, and hope, for patients seeking advanced therapies. We’re proud of our history of groundbreaking firsts and pioneering clinical trials: Providence led the international trial of the first immunotherapy to be approved for patients with melanoma. We conducted the first successful gene-engineered T-cell therapy for metastatic pancreatic cancer. And we have over 90 years of radiation research. As a Providence patient, you have the opportunity to participate in – or benefit from – one of over 1,300 new clinical trials that begin each year.

Find Clinical Trials

Are you looking for a clinical trial for yourself or for a patient? We’d love to help you find one!

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The Power of Our Network

Part of the Providence Cancer Institute in Los Angeles

Our patients are the center of everything we do:

  • Our unique patient navigator program offers navigators specific to each cancer type to assist you throughout your cancer journey.
  • Our beautiful, modern hospitals are equipped with the latest technologies.
  • We also offer robust research labs not found in local, community-focused hospitals.

Learn more about the Providence Cancer Institute in Los Angeles