Community Cancer Program

Delivering patient-centered cancer care

Doctors Medical Center of Modesto offers cancer care support through an award-winning Community Cancer Program featuring classes and forums on various cancer-related topics. Cancer journey survivorship classes, chemotherapy, and other education and support programs are available. 

Nationally recognized high-quality care

Doctors Medical Center has been recognized with a Silver Accreditation Award by the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons. The award demonstrates the hospital’s commitment to providing high-quality, multidisciplinary cancer care — patient-centered care delivered by team of physicians, nurses and support staff. Receiving care at a Commission on Cancer-approved hospital cancer program ensures that a patient will have access to:

  • Quality care close to home
  • Comprehensive care offering a range of services and equipment
  • A multidisciplinary team approach to coordinate the cancer treatment options available
  • Access to cancer-related information, education and support
  • A cancer registry that collects data on cancer type, stage, and treatment results, and offers lifelong patient follow-up
  • Ongoing monitoring and improvement of care

Services and care team

  • Multidisciplinary team of board certified physicians
  • Cancer focused committees
  • Cancer data information specialists
  • Clinical trials coordinator
  • Certified nutrition specialists
  • Oncology social service team
  • Chaplaincy services
  • Pain management team
  • Case management team
  • Oncology nurse educator
  • Nurse navigator
  • Quality care team
  • Pharmacy management team
  • Rehabilitation and therapy care team

Specialty cancer services

  • Annual cancer survivor celebration
  • Annual screenings
  • Annual early detection classes
  • Annual prevention programs
  • Patient navigation process
  • Consultative services
  • Diagnostic imaging services
  • daVinci® robotic surgical system
  • Genetic assessment and referrals
  • Distress screening process
  • Systemic therapy services
  • Oncology outpatient services
  • Palliative care program
  • Radiation oncology referral services
  • Rehabilitation services
  • Information about clinical trials and new treatment options
For more information ​on the Community Cancer Program at Doctors Medical Center, call (209) 342-3415.