UCI Health, Orange County’s only academic health system, has contacted existing patients at the GenesisCare centers in Fountain Valley and Anaheim to assure them of a seamless transition of their care.
“UCI Health is committed to increasing access to world-class cancer care in Orange County and improving the health of our community,” said UCI Health CEO Chad T. Lefteris. “We are pleased to be able to continue offering radiation oncology care to these patients with the expertise and experience of our excellent radiation oncology experts.”
The Fountain Valley location will be renamed UCI Health Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center – Fountain Valley and is a key part of UCI Health plans to expand access to specialty cancer services across Orange County.
The UCI Health Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center is the only National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center based in Orange County and features a full range of cancer specialty care at its location city of Orange, including radiation oncology.
Next year, UCI Health will more than triple the size of its cancer services when it opens the Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center and Ambulatory Care facility at the UCI Health ― Irvine medical campus, located on the corner of Jamboree Road and Campus Drive. The complex will feature state of-the art radiation oncology services, an expansive infusion center, eight outpatient operating rooms and 52 private exam rooms. It is also the future home of Orange County’s only adult hematopoietic stem cell/bone marrow transplant program.
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About UCI Health: UCI Health is the clinical enterprise of the University of California, Irvine and the only academic health system in Orange County. Patients can access UCI Health at primary and specialty care offices across Orange County and at its main campus, UCI Medical Center in Orange, Calif. The 459-bed acute care hospital, listed among America’s Best Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report for 23 consecutive years, provides tertiary and quaternary care, ambulatory and specialty medical clinics, as well as behavioral health and rehabilitation services. UCI Medical Center is home to Orange County’s only National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center, high-risk perinatal/neonatal program and American College of Surgeons-verified Level I adult and Level II pediatric trauma center and regional burn center. It is the primary teaching hospital for the UCI School of Medicine. UCI Health serves a region of nearly 4 million people in Orange County, western Riverside County and southeast Los Angeles County.
About the University of California, Irvine: Founded in 1965, UCI is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities and is ranked among the nation's top 10 public universities by U.S. News & World Report. The campus has produced five Nobel laureates and is known for its academic achievement, premier research, innovation and anteater mascot. Led by Chancellor Howard Gillman, UCI has more than 36,000 students and offers 224 degree programs. It’s located in one of the world’s safest and most economically vibrant communities and is Orange County’s second-largest employer, contributing $7 billion annually to the local economy and $8 billion statewide.