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Lennar Foundation Cancer Center

Largest single contribution to City Of Hope Orange County accelerates the vision of eradicating cancer and creating healthier communities

World-renowned cancer research and treatment center City of Hope Orange County has received a $50 million gift from Lennar Foundation, the charitable arm of homebuilder Lennar Corporation. This transformational gift of hope is the largest single philanthropic contribution to City of Hope Orange County. It will expedite the health care organization’s bold plans to invest $1 billion to develop and operate a comprehensive cancer campus in Irvine, California, and establish an Orange County network of advanced cancer care and research that will speed groundbreaking treatments directly to a community with growing needs.

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A World-Class Cancer Campus Of The Future

Lennar Foundation Cancer Center at City of Hope Orange County will bring to the region an array of distinguishing services, including:

  • An unprecedented number and variety of clinical trials that make 21st century treatments available to cancer patients soon after they are developed
  • A range of treatment options — from chemotherapy to immunotherapy and more — for combatting even the most aggressive cancers
  • New ways for preventing and treating cancer in its early stages, including highly targeted genomics and precision medicine breakthroughs
  • Nationally recognized supportive care programs rooted in more than a century of compassionate caregiving to help patients and their families overcome the psychosocial issues that can accompany a serious illness

Construction is already underway on Lennar Foundation Cancer Center, slated to open in 2022.

A Gift Of Hope For Generations Of Patients And Families

Thanks to a $50 million gift from Lennar Foundation, patients in the Orange County community will be able to get groundbreaking treatment and world-class care locally. This transformative gift will help us conduct lifesaving research and offer the latest therapies to patients in the area. It’s a partnership that will help power innovation and offer hope to patients, families, friends and our entire community.

Nancy Oshirio, Grateful Patient, Zumba Enthusiast
A Gift of Hope for Nancy Oshiro,

Grateful Patient, Zumba Enthusiast

“To me, the people at City of Hope are like angels that are here to help us get better.”

Gus Perez, Grateful Patient, Veteran Firefighter
A Gift of Hope for Gus Perez,

Grateful Patient, Veteran Firefighter

“It was miraculous. They literally gave me my life back."

Kandace McMenomy, Grateful Patient, Avid Runner
A Gift of Hope for Kandace McMenomy,

Grateful Patient, Avid Runner

“I truly hope in my heart that people who are in their own fight can see my journey as a beacon in the dark.”

Di Bella, Grateful Patient, City of Hope Supporter
A Gift of Hope for Frank Di Bella,

Grateful Patient, City of Hope Supporter

“The care I received was exceptional. Having City of Hope Orange County changes everything for people with cancer.”

Nicole Petersen Murr, Grateful Patient, Mother of 5
A Gift of Hope for Nicole Petersen Murr,

Grateful Patient, Mother of 5

“Now I can honestly say that for the first time in my whole life, I'm not scared to make a future plan. I think I'm going to be here for a while.”

A Vision for Orange County

The mission of City of Hope is unfolding in Orange County. Watch the video to learn more!

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Milestones of City of Hope Orange County