City of Hope AV's skilled staff and unique team approach make medical miracles possible. By developing scientific breakthroughs, expediting new treatments, providing outstanding professional education and delivering a personalized, compassionate focus for each individual patient, City of Hope is recognized as being at the forefront of the battle against cancer and other deadly illnesses. Specialties: Breast Colon Esophageal Lung Pancreatic Pediatrics Stomach Hematology - Leukemia / Lymphoma Urology Services: Medical oncology — Our multidisciplinary team of medical oncologists, researchers, nurse practitioners and other health professionals work together from diagnosis to treatment. We offer our patients the latest advances in chemotherapy, hormonal therapy, biologic therapy and targeted therapy. Hematology — Our nationally recognized experts treat blood cancers, as well as disorders relating to blood and tissues. With ongoing research and groundbreaking clinical trials, City of Hope offers treatment plans with the most innovative therapies available anywhere. Surgical oncology — Our surgical oncologists are highly skilled and versatile, each with expertise in the latest techniques for the surgical management and treatment of a wide variety of cancers. Radiation oncology — At City of Hope, advances in imageguided radiation therapy allow us to deliver more intense doses of radiation in a more focused area of the body, increasing its effectiveness against cancer while minimizing its impact on surrounding tissues. Infusion therapy and chemotherapy — We offer an open, comfortable and comforting environment with a compassionate and attentive staff to administer and monitor your treatment. General surgery — Our surgeons are highly skilled generalists with expertise in a wide range of conditions and procedures, including appendectomy, gall bladder removal, hemorrhoids and hernias. General urology — City of Hope’s highly skilled urologists address a wide spectrum of diseases of the urinary tract and the male reproductive system, including kidney stones, bladder control problems, blood in the urine and other urologic conditions. Clinical trials — Antelope Valley patients have the opportunity to participate in City of Hope’s groundbreaking clinical trials, involving the newest drugs and leading-edge treatments before they are widely available.