Hoag Family Cancer Institute
Fundraising Priorities


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Keeping the Promise of Hoag Family Cancer Institute

Leaders at Hoag Family Cancer Institute are creating a convergence of the best cancer care available today with a phenomenal patient experience. This type of extraordinary innovation takes extraordinary support. The Hoag Promise Campaign creates the path to our bigger vision—a comprehensive, multi-disciplinary, personalized and patient-centered experience for every patient. We believe this approach gives cancer patients the best care and quality of life. It’s what they deserve. It’s what they should expect. It's what we expect from ourselves.

For more information, please contact Gwen Ritter, Executive Director, at (949) 764-7209 or Gwen.Ritter@hoag.org.


Click here for a complete list of Hoag Family Cancer Institute Campaign Priorities.

Big Ideas

When it comes to cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment, we intend to lead, not follow. The Hoag Promise Campaign invests in the latest advances in the quickly evolving field of cancer care. We are committed to continually innovating to offer leading-edge therapies that increase survival rates.

  • Center for Molecular Oncology—Bringing applied genomics, personal cancer care and targeted treatments to Orange County and providing the best hope for cancer patients in our community—all in familiar and trusted surroundings.
  • Developmental Therapeutics—Providing access to the newest therapeutic agents (drugs in phases 1 and 2 of clinical research trials) before they become widely available.
  • Clinical and Translational Research—Leveraging alliances with academic and industry partners to provide access to the most promising new and leading-edge treatments.

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Empowering You

Patients experience cancer care as a disorganized maze of confusing options and conflicting information—all while fighting for their lives. We are creating a system where our patients are supported every step of the way. The Hoag Promise Campaign priorities empower patients with the right resources, tools and information, at the right time.

  • Comprehensive, Site-Specific Programs (Breast, Lung, Melanoma, etc.)—Providing a multi-disciplinary team approach for each patient through disease-specific specialty programs that focus care on the unique pathology and behavior of individual cancer types.
  • Nurse Navigation—Assisting patients with all tumor types by guiding them through every step of the continuum of care, from diagnosis through treatment, recovery and beyond.
  • Hoag Health Center Irvine Cancer Center—Bringing the Hoag brand of comprehensive cancer care to the Irvine community.

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Extraordinary Leaders

We are extremely fortunate that our community has attracted physician and nurse leaders of the highest caliber, dedicating their careers to saving lives. Here’s how the Hoag Promise Campaign will support them in their important work.

  • Endowed Chairs—Supporting Hoag physician leaders and providing resources for chair holders to advance their areas of specialty. Assisting Hoag in attracting and retaining renowned clinical leaders.
  • Staff Education and Advanced Training—Providing continuing education and training for Hoag nurses and clinical staff to maintain the exemplary level of care provided at Hoag and remain in the forefront of new advances in their specialties.

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