With at least 1425 people being diagnosed with cancer in San Luis Obispo County each year, chances are, the disease has touched your family. Until now, nearly 30% of all new local cancer patients have found it necessary to travel out of our area for treatment. That’s why Arroyo Grande Community Hospital and a dedicated group of local physicians partnered to establish the Coastal Cancer Care in Pismo Beach.
Arroyo's Coastal Cancer Care is the first of its kind on the Central Coast, and one of a few such centers in the nation offering convenient access to the latest in prevention, diagnosis, treatment and clinical trials. The center houses extensive services in a thoughtfully designed office located on the Pismo Medical Campus – only 1.8 miles form AGCH.
Our Coastal Cancer Care is a place that focuses on the whole person and their family, not just the disease. It’s a place where a team of experts meets regularly to discover new and better ways to comfort and cure. It’s place that is shaping the future of how we care for our mothers and fathers, brothers and sisters, friends and neighbors with cancer.
Once a patient is diagnosed with any kind of cancer, they will be referred to make an appointment with our Nurse Navigator who works at the Coastal Cancer Care. Every patient of our Coastal Cancer Care Center is partnered with her – a highly-skilled nurse specially-trained to help you navigate screening needs and the different treatment options you will encounter. Through her, you will find not only information, but also an important source of support.
You’re welcome to join our Cancer Support Group. We meet on the first Wednesday of every month from 6-8 pm in the Arroyo Grande Community Hospital Boardroom. For more information, please call 805-481-7245.
The Coastal Cancer Care is located:
921 Oak Park Boulevard, Suite 100B
Pismo Beach, CA
Also at the same location is the Coastal Diagnostic Center.
You can contact our Nurse Navigator by calling 805.481.7245.
The Coastal Care and Diagnostic Center at Arroyo Grande Community Hospital has achieved the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer (CoC) Accreditation. Our program ranks among an elite group of cancer care providers. The CoC Accreditation is the Hallmark of Excellence and awarded to cancer care programs that have made a commitment to providing high quality, comprehensive, multidisciplinary patient-centered care as demonstrated through compliance with the CoC Accreditation Standards. Currently 1,500 cancer care programs throughout the nation have earned this CoC Accreditation.
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