Clinical Departments and Services

Clinical Departments and Services

Learn more about the innovative cancer departments and services offered at top ranked City of Hope cancer center.

3D Oncologic Imaging Center

Accurate cancer diagnosis and imaging is crucial to treatment planning, and City of Hope's 3D Oncologic Imaging Center is dedicated to providing the best diagnostic imagery services using state-of-the-art equipment, experienced staff and ongoing research.

Department of Anesthesiology

The Department of Anesthesiology provides comprehensive pain management for both cancer and non-cancer related pain. Our goal is to properly diagnose and treat chronic pain and overall suffering with a multidisciplinary approach.

Benign Hematology

Our hemophilia and sickle cell comprehensive care programs have earned Center of Excellence designations from California Children’s Services. We also provide comprehensive care for infants, children, adolescents and young adults with bone marrow and neutrophil disorders, including aplastic anemia, storage diseases and neutropenia.

Judy & Bernard Briskin Center for Clinical Research

The Judy & Bernard Briskin Center for Clinical Research at City of Hope unifies our clinical research and trials programs in a newly renovated, modern facility on our main campus in Duarte, California.

Judy and Bernard Briskin Imaging Center

The Judy and Bernard Briskin Imaging Center is an ultramodern digital imaging facility at City of Hope that uses the latest technology to diagnose and treat all types of cancers.

Cancer Screening & Prevention Program

City of Hope’s Cancer Screening & Prevention Program is designed to help you understand more about your personal cancer risks. We offer a comprehensive cancer risk assessment that focuses on family history and genetics, taking into account environmental and lifestyle factors. Following this assessment, the program provides concrete steps you can take to lower these risks.

Center for International Medicine

Our Center International Medicine Program provides customized services and programs to cancer patients who live outside the United States and wish to receive world-renowned medical care at City of Hope.

Cytogenetics Laboratory

The Cytogenetics Laboratory performs cytogenetic and FISH analysis for our inpatient population, community-based physicians and independently run pathology laboratories.

Diagnostic Radiology

City of Hope’s Department of Diagnostic Radiology is committed to helping our patients fight and overcome illness by offering state-of-the-art technologies and the highest-quality radiological medical services available.


The Division of Gastroenterology at City of Hope provides a broad array of services — from screening and prevention to diagnosis and treatment. We are committed to utilizing state-of-the-art, evidence-based approaches for the management of gastrointestinal conditions. Our team is dedicated to providing the highest quality care for people at risk for gastrointestinal cancers and those facing a range of disorders involving the digestive system.

Hematology & Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation

As a pioneer in advancing care for all hematologic cancers and related blood disorders, City of Hope's Department of Hematology & Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation leads the field as one of the largest and most successful transplant centers in the U.S.

Histocompatibility Laboratory (HLA)

The Histocompatibility Laboratory (HLA) at City of Hope provides the highest standard of human leukocyte antigen typing services on a contract basis, as well as for City of Hope’s Hematologic Malignancies and Stem Cell Transplantation Institute.

Laboratory Outreach

Our laboratories make sure that our service is timely and easy to access. We make it our priority to ensure that our clients receive quality and reliable service.

Department of Pathology

The Department of Pathology at City of Hope is recognized worldwide for its diagnostic excellence. Laboratories lead by renowned investigators and equipped with highly sophisticated technologies enable us to provide physicians and their patients with accurate diagnoses of even the most elusive diseases.

Department of Pediatrics

At City of Hope, our team of pediatric experts provides innovative and comprehensive care for children, adolescents and young adults. We offer both outstanding medical treatment and psychosocial support to young cancer patients and their family members.

Michael Amini Transfusion Medicine Center

A recognized leader in apheresis, donor matching and marrow transplants, City of Hope’s Michael Amini Transfusion Medicine Center is one of the largest hospital-based donor centers in the country. Here you, friends, family and the community can donate blood and platelets. The Amini Center also includes a day hospital for bone marrow transplant patients and outpatient surgery. Located at the Duarte main campus.

Donate Blood and Platelets

Donate blood or platelets to City of Hope. Make an appointment today and you can help save a life. View contact info and center hours.

Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research

City of Hope’s Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research is dedicated to the diagnosis, treatment and research of tumors in patients to ensure optimal outcomes across a broad spectrum of diagnoses.

Nursing Program

As City of Hope oncology nurses we are clinically excellent in one of the most complex nursing specialties. We utilize critical thinking, clinical judgment and scientific inquiry to ensure both optimal care and patient/family outcomes.

Department of Radiation Oncology

City of Hope’s Department of Radiation Oncology is leading the way in improving patient care with latest radiation treatments. With a focus on precise imaging and selective, targeted treatment, our physicians and researchers are harnessing the precision and power of these advanced tools to kill cancer cells while preserving a patient’s quality of life.

Department of Rehabilitation Services

Cancer and its treatment can interfere with one's ability to engage in necessary and meaningful activities of daily living. The specialists in the Department of Rehabilitation Services strive to minimize these effects to ensure the patient maintains or regains the maximum degree of function, comfort, and quality of life possible at any stage of the cancer journey.

Smoking Cessation Program

The Smoking Cessation Program is committed to building a community of health care providers, researchers, patients, families and diverse communities to support smoking cessation as a standard part of cancer care for all patients and as a priority for health promotion and wellness.

Department of Supportive Care Medicine

The Department of Supportive Care Medicine is a tightly-knit unit of specialty services that work together to offer seamless care to help you and your family manage your cancer journey. Trained in palliative medicine and hospice care, our experts include physicians, advanced practice nurses, clinical social workers and chaplains.

Department of Surgery

Our Department of Surgery provides the highest quality surgical care for our patients in an environment where research and compassionate care thrive. Guided by our world-renowned surgeons, our innovative surgical approaches result in more effective and accurate tumor removal, smaller incisions, shorter recovery times and improved overall patient outcomes.

Women's Cancers Program

The Women's Cancers Program experts at City of Hope, take an integrated, patient-centered approach to diagnose and treat women's cancers, including breast, ovarian, cervical, endometrial/uterine, vaginal, vulvar and fallopian tube cancers.

Women's Center

The Women’s Center has moved to a new location at City of Hope’s Duarte campus. For our patients, this means greater convenience and comfort in a modern facility with a serene atmosphere. They will also receive a more coordinated care experience.