Leonard Cancer Institute and the Holiday Season

All of us at Leonard Cancer Institute want to wish our patients, their families and caregivers, and everyone in South Orange County and beyond a joyous holiday and a beautiful new year. Our November grand opening ushered in a new era of care for local cancer patients....

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Welcome to Leonard Cancer Institute

The doors to the new Judi and Bill Leonard Cancer Institute for Prevention, Treatment, and Wellness are now open. Driven by the latest scientific and genetic advancements and rooted in Mission Hospital’s commitment to personalized care, our cancer center introduces a...

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The Leonard Cancer Institute Staff Is Saving Lives

At the newly-opened Leonard Cancer Institute, each member of our staff is an integral part of a team with a defined mission: to do everything in our power to defeat cancer and reduce the effects associated with treatment. This mission starts with our medical director...

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Recognizing Breast Cancer Awareness Month

In an age of rapidly changing, yet almost algorithmic cancer prevention, research, and treatment protocols, compassion can be a powerful ally in a cancer patient’s fight against the disease. According to Mother Teresa, “the fruit of love is service, which is...

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The Relationship Between Mental Health and Cancer

When a person receives a cancer diagnosis, it’s natural to experience moments of shock, anxiety, sadness, and fatigue. Even those with a strong support network can feel alone as they begin their journey through treatment. The wrong thing to do is not to acknowledge...

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What Your Donation to Leonard Cancer Institute Means

As a leading-edge cancer research and treatment center, Leonard Cancer Institute turns your philanthropic investments into action. By donating to Leonard Cancer Institute, you help bring innovative treatment to cancer patients from our community and beyond. Each...

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October 1st – 31st

Valiant Women Breast Health Wall of Honor

 Throughout the month of October, Valiant Women host the Breast Health Wall of Honor to create awareness for the importance of mammograms and raise funds to support diagnostic care and treatment for breast cancer.

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