Oncology

Patients benefit from CyberKnife upgrade

CyberKnife® at Community Regional Medical Center – the world’s only robotic radiosurgery system designed to treat tumors anywhere in the body – was upgraded to make treatments available to a wider selection of patients. The technology upgrades will provide faster treatments that can be better customized for individual needs, greater safety and patient comfort.

Quilt depicts ovarian cancer stories

Each year something very special happens on the balcony at the California Cancer Center – the lives of women with ovarian cancer are celebrated with the unfurling of a quilt in their honor. But even more special than that – the 15 squares that make up the quilt were made by the ladies themselves.


Breast Cancer Treatment

A woman fighting breast cancer undergoes a state of the art procedure.

Healthcare Heroes episode # 1007.3.

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da Vinci Robot

The da Vinci robot helps Dr. Yuk-Yuen Leung remove Joseph Leonard's prostate when he's diagnosed with cancer.

Healthcare Heroes episode #1010.2.

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California Cancer Center

We provide advanced medical care in a compassionate and supportive environment. California Cancer Center offers customized treatments, advanced technology and state-of-the-art equipment to treat nearly every type of cancer. You’ll receive care from a team of world-renowned physicians and expert cancer care professionals. We also participate in groundbreaking clinical studies that continue to achieve major accomplishments in the fight against cancer.

Woman uses radio to give voice to breast cancer fight

It’s a word no one wants to hear, “It’s – cancer.” But in October 2010 that’s exactly what the diagnosis was for 48-year-old Liz Ray, general sales manager for KJewel radio station in Fresno.

Resources

There are many useful resources for cancer patients and their families online. If you are newly diagnosed, or just curious about an existing diagnosis, we encourage you to independently research your specific type of cancer. The more you know about your disease, the better prepared you’ll be to fight it.

If you are interested in learning more about your diagnosis, treatment options and general cancer information click on these web sites:

Clinical Trials

Every day around the world, groundbreaking clinical trials are offering new hope in the fight against cancer. At California Cancer Center, we’re committed to doing whatever it takes to find a cure, that is why we routinely bring national and international clinical cancer trials to Valley patients. We are currently enrolling our patients in clinical trials for lung, breast, colon and brain cancer.

Radiation Oncology

Radiation oncology, also known as radiation therapy or radiotherapy, is a highly effective and safe method of destroying cancer cells through targeted radiation treatment.

Our radiation oncology department at California Cancer Center provides leading-edge cancer therapy and compassionate patient care in close collaboration with pathologists, oncologists, surgeons and other cancer specialists. We use the latest devices and procedures to provide patients with the best possible results.