From routine cancer screenings to the most advanced immunotherapy treatments, UC San Diego Health is here for you. Anchored by the internationally recognized Moores Cancer Center, the region’s only federally recognized National Cancer Institute-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, we offer personalized cancer care that is only available at select medical centers.

Repeatedly ranked among the nation’s top 50 hospitals for cancer care with more than 400 physician-scientists at the forefront of the fight against cancer.

Cancer Care at UC San Diego Health

UC San Diego Health is the San Diego region’s only university-affiliated health system, dedicated to delivering outstanding patient care through commitment to community, groundbreaking research and inspired teaching.

Our doctors are focused on one thing: making sure you receive the most advanced and effective treatments available for your unique diagnosis.

Our 14 cancer teams include top experts from every subspecialty area, including common and rare cancers. Our doctors help decide the nation’s guidelines for cancer care — which means you’re assured of receiving the most promising treatments available. They meet regularly to discuss your case and the best recommendations for your situation, including new immunotherapy and precision-targeted treatments that are available only through clinical trials

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Head and Neck Cancer Center

The Head and Neck Cancer Center offers specialized care for individuals with cancers, benign tumors and other disorders of the head and neck. Our surgeons, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists and pathologists are specialized in the treatment of head and neck disease. Many also conduct research to continually advance the standard of care – and patient outcomes – for these diseases.

The International Patient Program offers comprehensive, culturally sensitive care to patients from international destinations and was recognized as the 2017 Medical Provider of the Year for the quality of its care to international patients.

The program delivers complete care coordination for visiting patients, including:

  • Pre-travel test recommendations
  • Assistance with travel arrangements and accommodations
  • Patient orientation upon arrival
  • Detailed treatment plan with estimated length of stay and estimated cost
  • Physician-patient matching
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Two-way communication with referring physicians
  • Translation services
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Nearby Lodging

Along with being one of the best places in the country for medical care, San Diego is a vacationer’s paradise and one of the top visitor destinations in the world. San Diego has the perfect combination of outdoor attractions, cultural landmarks, great weather and affordable hotels. From luxury resorts, to historic and family-friendly hotels, to quaint bed and breakfasts, you’ll find it all here.

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San Diego Tourism Authority

As the official travel resource for the San Diego Region, the San Diego Tourism Authority (SDTA) provides a wealth of information for San Diego visitors. If you’d like further assistance while you’re in town, you can stop by one of the San Diego County Visitor Centers, where you’ll find maps, information on special services, activity brochures and helpful staff.

We hope you enjoy your time in San Diego – America’s finest city!

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