In 2012, the Douglas & Nancy Barnhart Cancer Center opened on the Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center campus, transforming cancer care in the South Bay. The Sharp Chula Vista cancer care team continues to provide a complete spectrum of services, including imaging, surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, rehabilitation, palliative care and more.
“When we first meet a patient, we make sure we know everything about the reason why they’re being referred,” says Dr. Marilyn Norton, hematologist and oncologist at Sharp Chula Vista. “The night before clinic, I’m reviewing every single patient’s chart. If it’s a new cancer diagnosis, I’m looking at their pathology, at their scans, and also reviewing what latest medical advances there are for their particular cancer and stage.”
“So, our knowledge — your physician’s knowledge — is going to be your power,” she says.
If you or someone you care about is facing a cancer diagnosis, learn more about the extraordinary level of care offered in the South Bay at Sharp Chula Vista by visiting sharp.com/chulacancercare.