Patient Care

A doctor and patient

Patient Care

Experiencing a serious medical condition on any level can be emotionally overwhelming. Our hope is for this page to provide easy access to information that will help you better understand your condition and its treatment, as well as the wealth of resources and counseling we have to support you.
Making your first appointment

We’ve made the first step to navigating treatment stress-free.

Find a doctor

Review credentials and background information for any of our physicians.

Find a location

We offer comprehensive cancer care for patients across the United States.

New Patients

Know what you’ll need and what to expect on your first visit.
Doctor and a patient talking
The second opinion you deserve

The critical importance of a second opinion can’t be overstated. Make sure the first diagnosis was correct.

Doctor and a patient talking
Understanding your disease

Understanding your treatment options enables you to join your care team in making the right decisions. 

your first visit
Your first visit

If you haven’t been to City of Hope before, you probably have a few questions. We’d like to answer them.

Life During Treatment

What is the treatment process? How will it impact your daily life? Who do you need for support? We have answers to these questions and a lot more.

A doctor treating a sitting patient

Even after treatment ends, cancer can still impact your life. At City of Hope, we’re here for you throughout the journey. We encourage you to connect with our support groups and programs and fully use our available resources.

For Caregivers

It's natural for a caregiver to get wrapped up in a patient’s needs. Yet that’s when it is especially important for a caregiver to look after his or her own well-being.

A V Clinic Dr. Bedell Barbara Gordon caring for a patient

Patient Resources

Find tips, tools and resources on how to address the many physical, emotional and financial issues that can arise during treatment.
Clinical departments & services

Our world-class patient care and treatment extends across a broad range of departments and services.

Patient support programs & services

We offer support programs & services for patients, extending from pre-diagnosis to survivorship.

Insurance & financial options

Knowing your insurance and financial options is an important part of your overall care and treatment.

Department of Supportive Care Medicine

A community working together to make sure you and your loved ones never have to face cancer alone.

Patient Stories

Inspiring stories that put into words what the patient experience is like at City of Hope.