Cancer Center

Mission Cancer Center

Treating Patients Throughout Mission Viejo & Laguna Beach

Mission Cancer Center is a place where patients can feel confident and comfortable. Being treated by south Orange County’s most experienced cancer specialists guarantees the highest level of care. Our team of affiliated surgeons and plastic surgeons are board-certified in their specialty, and more than 80 percent of our oncology staff is recognized as Oncology Certified Nurses (OCN) by the Oncology Nursing Society.

This staff, including affiliated physicians, a physicist, radiation therapists and specialized registered nurses, is a skilled, multidisciplinary team focused on treating the whole person—body, mind, and spirit.

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What Sets Our Center Apart

When you choose to come to Mission Cancer Center, you can also rest assured knowing we are accredited by the American College of Surgeons as a Comprehensive Community Cancer Center. We have also received the Outstanding Achievement Award, which is the highest honor available to non-academic hospital cancer programs.

Our radiation therapy department has a state-of-the-art linear accelerator and treatment planning computers. Mission Cancer Center also provides a diagnostic MRI treatment that can detect tumors in areas not routinely found in biopsy or other examination procedures. This MRI has proven to be a highly effective tool in diagnosing and treating prostate cancer. With our advanced services, certified and highly trained staff, and state-of-the-art therapies, we are able to meet the needs of oncology patients and their families at Mission Cancer Center in Mission Viejo.

STAR Program® in Oncology Rehabilitation

In addition to our impressive services, certified staff, and technologies, we have implemented the STAR Program®, which includes ensuring our staff is trained in the latest oncology rehab care. Moreover, it includes the implementation of research based protocols that have been proven to assist and help cancer survivors enjoy a more optimal healing process.

What else does our STAR Program® mean?

  • We are committed to offering complete care that is covered by health insurance
  • We are focused on helping our cancer patients reach peak recovery
  • We help any survivor in need, whether at the start, middle, end, or post treatment
  • We are medical experts at the top of our fields in a variety of disciplines
  • We make sure to always look at the big picture of your health
  • We create personalized rehab plans for patients that include an interdisciplinary approach

You can rest easy knowing you will receive quality and reliable medical guidance, encouragement, support, and training every step of the survivorship program when you come to Mission Hospital in Mission Viejo or Laguna Beach.

Planning Conference

Mission Hospital Cancer Conference—the only program of its kind in Orange County—encourages patient participation and examination in the treatment planning process. This enables a highly trained multidisciplinary team to develop a complete picture of you as an individual, uniquely addressing your specific circumstances. The conference empowers doctors to provide optimal treatment recommendations and allows patients to experience more personalized care.

Lymphedema Program

The Lymphedema Program provides education, preventive strategies, and therapy for breast cancer patients. The program begins after surgery with preventive exercise instruction that helps decrease the risk of developing lymphedema. When treatment is required, our therapists create a comprehensive exercise and occupational therapy program to meet your needs.

If you have questions on any of our cancer-related programs, please call us any time at (949) 364-1400.