Chemotherapy Treatment

Sharp HealthCare, located in San Diego, provides chemotherapy treatment for many types of cancer.

For more information on what to expect and how to prepare for your chemotherapy treatment, read What to Expect: Chemotherapy Treatment at Sharp.

What Is Chemotherapy?
Sometimes called medical oncology or hematology, chemotherapy is given to treat cancer as well as prevent its recurrence. This medication flows through the whole body and works by targeting fast-growing cells — cancer cells, as well as others — and destroying them. Chemotherapy is generally given to patients in cycles — a treatment period is followed by a recovery period before another treatment period begins.

Cancers We Treat With Chemotherapy
  • Breast cancer
  • Colon cancer
  • Kidney cancer
  • Lung cancer
  • Prostate cancer

Types of Chemotherapy Treatments

Why Choose Sharp for Chemotherapy Treatment?
  • A leader in experimental clinical oncology with more than 40 clinical trials related to cancer treatment at any time
  • Patients receive chemotherapy and other supportive medical treatments from specially trained nurses in a bright, comfortable lounge area or private room and return home the same day

Chemotherapy Treatment Locations
Sharp provides chemotherapy at the following centers in San Diego.

Find a San Diego Oncologist
To find a Sharp-affiliated doctor, search for a San Diego oncologist or call 1-800-82-SHARP (1-800-827-4277), Monday through Friday, 8 am to 6 pm.