Use of Proceeds
Moores Cancer Center is the only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers in the San Diego region. Such centers are prominent among the leading institutions in the nation dedicated to scientific innovation and clinical excellence, and studies show that outcomes are better at NCI-designated centers. We are unique in bringing clinical care together with support services, clinical trials, prevention and outreach programs, and cancer research laboratories — all under one roof.
Our Mission and Vision
Our mission is to save lives by transforming cancer prevention, detection and care. Our vision is to make personalized cancer medicine a reality by creating, translating and disseminating exceptional cancer science and medicine.
Our unique "bench-to-bedside" approach to cancer research and patient care supports the broadest range of cancer activities in the San Diego region. From research in molecular genetic to the most advanced treatments, Moores Cancer Center is at the forefront of the fight against cancer, developing promise new therapies and making them available to patients with cancer throughout the region.
Our model for providing patients care features a multidisciplinary team approach. These teams include specialists from a variety of disciplines such as medical, surgical and radiation oncology, pathology, diagnostic radiology, nuclear medicine, nursing, social work, genetic counseling and more, who meet regularly to discuss the best option available for each patient. Using the advice from this group of experts, patients can then decide with their primary physician on the best course of treatment.