Patient and Family Orientation

Being a newly diagnosed patient means that you and your family will have many questions about your diagnosis and treatment options. Getting information is the first step.

Now That I'm A Patient — What Do I Need To Know? 

Duarte Campus only


Join City of Hope’s Patient and Family Welcome and Orientation, a 60-minute live event, offered Tuesdays at 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. (PT)

Register today for the virtual class to learn about:

  • Who to call for answers, assistance and support
  • How to find your way to your clinic, labs, dining options and healing gardens
  • Our supportive care programs, cancer and nutrition information, support groups and integrative therapies that City of Hope offers, such as yoga and art classes.

All new patients and families are encouraged to attend. Existing patients can also benefit from joining.

Lennar Foundation Cancer Center patients can register for the Patient and Family Orientation Tour 

Learn who to call for answers and support, how to maximize your appointment time, discover helpful resources and more.
Hybrid: Virtual and In-Person at the Orange County Lennar Patients

How Do I Prepare for my Appointment?

For information on where to go and how to prepare for your visit to the Duarte main campus, go to:

Review Our Slideshow

Download our Patient and Family Orientation slideshow and keep it as a handy guide for key information, including:
  • How to find support services and programs for you and your family
  • Key clinic, hospital and appointment locations
  • Who to call for answers and assistance

Visit Our Resource Center

Conveniently located on the Duarte main campus, the Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center integrates all support services under one umbrella. Here you will find a warm and welcoming private space to consult with our medical staff and explore the many resources we offer to strengthen and empower patients and caregivers before, during and after treatment.