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Hoag Recognizes World Cancer Day

February 4th marks World Cancer Day. At Hoag Family Cancer Institute, we don’t just fight cancer, we treat the entire person – with determination and compassion.

As Orange County’s top choice for cancer care, Hoag Family Cancer Institute patients have access to the full continuum of cancer care including:  

  • Top-ranked cancer subspecialists –Hoag’s multidisciplinary cancer team includes top-ranked, site-specific cancer subspecialists who have come from some of the country’s top institutions.
  • Innovative technology – With the support of Hoag’s generous philanthropic community, Hoag offers patients access to the most leading-edge resources available in the nation.
  • Groundbreaking clinical trials – Hoag has attracted top researchers from academic centers across the country to establish research protocols in areas including precision medicine, molecular imaging and therapy, immunotherapy/cell therapy and a number of other clinical trials. These groundbreaking trials bring pioneering treatment options to Hoag patients and contribute to eradicating cancer.

“The world’s understanding of cancer, including its underlying genetic and environmental risk factors and most effective treatment regimens, is changing rapidly,” says Burton L. Eisenberg, M.D., F.A.C.S., Grace E. Hoag Executive Medical Director Endowed Chair and executive medical director of Hoag Family Cancer Institute. “Hoag is a committed leader in shaping these changes along with the visionary philanthropists who share our passion to redefine how cancer care is provided.”

Hoag’s three cancer centers – in Newport Beach, Irvine and Huntington Beach – offer patients comprehensive, multidisciplinary care provided by a team of nationally recognized cancer experts and are equipped with some of the most advanced diagnostic and therapeutic technology in the nation. For more information, visit

“Being located within a world-class comprehensive hospital with access to hundreds of subspecialists that can work seamlessly together with Hoag’s cancer team to treat all of a patient’s health needs truly sets Hoag’s care apart,” said Braithwaite.