Cancer Treatment at Sharp Grossmont Hospital
Look no further for advanced cancer treatment.
We understand the physical and emotional challenges you face in undergoing cancer treatment. If you live in East County and have received a cancer diagnosis, rest easy knowing that world-class cancer care is close to home at Sharp Grossmont Hospital’s newly renovated David & Donna Long Cancer Center.
Through our accredited care programs, you have access to comprehensive cancer care including advanced technology, innovative therapies and a team of compassionate cancer experts who are committed to the best possible outcomes. We also offer the latest clinical trials, genetic counseling and a range of support.
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Compassionate care in a healing environment.
As part of our mission to help you heal, a multidisciplinary team of experts work together to review and discuss your case and create an individualized care plan to determine the best treatment options for you. We are medical and radiation oncologists, surgeons, certified oncology nurses, patient navigators, dietitians, social workers, radiation therapists, physicists and medical dosimetrists — and we're here to support you before, during and after treatment.
You can also expect to receive care in a relaxing, peaceful setting. Soothing design elements and artwork enhance your comfort and optimize a calm healing environment.
Advanced treatment right in your backyard.
There’s no need to travel far for cutting-edge cancer technology. We offer a range of sophisticated radiation therapies that precisely target cancer while keeping surrounding organs and tissue healthy. If surgery is needed, our experts use leading treatment options, including minimally invasive robotics. From chemotherapy to immunotherapy, you can rely on advanced care that is carried out by our highly trained team.
- Innovative radiation therapies including Accuray Radixact System and Elekta Versa HD System
- Image-guided radiation therapy
Extraordinary cancer care, close to home
If you or a loved one is facing a cancer diagnosis, Sharp Grossmont Hospital's newly renovated David & Donna Long Cancer Center is here for you. We provide extraordinary cancer care close to home for the communities of East County San Diego.
Support and resources to help.
Through our extended cancer support services, you and your loved ones will have convenient access to:
- Experienced counselors and support groups
- Laboratory services, which provide fast results, so next steps in your care are not delayed
- A comprehensive lymphedema program, if treatment is necessary after breast cancer
- Additional resources to help you stay informed and manage your care
For radiation oncology, please call 619-740-4500.
For outpatient infusion center, please call 619-740-4469.
David & Donna Long Cancer Center at Sharp Grossmont Hospital
La Mesa, CA 91942
Take a tour of the David & Donna Long Cancer Center
David & Donna Long Cancer Center
The David & Donna Long Cancer Center serves the communities of East San Diego County.
Main lobby entrance and check-in
Main lobby reception area
Radiation oncology check-in in main lobby
Entrance to radiation oncology treatment suite
Nurses station and treatment waiting area located in radiation therapy suite
Entrance to radiation therapy treatment rooms
One of two state-of-the-art radiation therapy treatment rooms
Elekta Versa HD system, an advanced radiation treatment technology that precisely targets cancer while keeping surrounding organs and tissue healthy.
The new Accuray Radixact technology is one of the most sophisticated image guided radiation therapy systems capable of pinpointing tumors with greater efficiency and accuracy.
Medical oncology infusion check-in and waiting area
Relaxing outdoor garden for patients and their loved ones
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