Cancer Team | Torrance Memorial | South Bay

Expert Cancer Team

A Team Stands Beside You

Using their expertise, compassion, advanced technology and sophisticated equipment, our multidisciplinary team will support you throughout your treatment and beyond. The specialists involved in cancer treatment at the Hunt Cancer Institute include:

  • Medical Oncologists
  • Surgeons
  • Radiation Oncologists
  • Radiologists
  • Pathologists
  • Oncology Nurses
  • Psychosocial Support
  • Physical Therapists
  • Dietitians
  • Social Workers
  • Nurse Navigators
  • Genetic Counselor

Multidisciplinary Tumor Board

Hunt Cancer Institute specialists participate in multidisciplinary tumor boards, including tumor boards specific to breast, gastrointestinal, lung and brain tumors. Board participants include pathologists, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, surgical oncologists, geneticists and more. Cancer experts from Torrance Memorial and Cedars-Sinai hold meetings for specific cancer types to discuss patient care and ensure everyone is up-to-date on the latest clinical trials, guidelines, treatments and technology.

Tumor Board

Cedars-Sinai Partnership

Torrance Memorial's partnership with Cedars-Sinai continues to evolve and grow, providing patients with access to the expertise of renowned cancer leaders from one of the nation's premier academic medical centers. This alliance continues to bring expertise, new technologies, medical research, clinical trials and innovative treatments to the South Bay.

Nurse Navigator Program

Getting a diagnosis of cancer is devastating enough. But as anyone who has tackled cancer knows, it’s just the beginning. Nurse navigators guide patients along the path to recovery by helping them make informed medical decisions, assisting with scheduling multiple doctors' appointments and tests, making sure they stay on track with their treatment plans, running interference on insurance issues and offering emotional support. All this is at no additional charge to patients.

Contact a Nurse Navigator

Contact the Hunt Cancer Institute

We are here for you every step of the way.

Cancer Resource Center
310-517-7077

Cancer Care Physicians
310-750-3300

CancerAnswers@tmmc.com

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