Eisenhower Lucy Curci Cancer Center
Eisenhower Lucy Curci Cancer Center strives to provide a healing place like no other®. Whether you or someone you care about is a cancer patient, the journey from diagnosis through treatment and recovery is filled with many questions. At the Eisenhower Lucy Curci Cancer Center, we offer guidance, support and understanding to help you cope every step of the way.
UC San Diego Health Cancer Network Affiliation
Since 2017 Eisenhower Lucy Curci Cancer Center has been affiliated with UC San Diego Health, home of Moores Cancer Center, a National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Center and member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the world's leading cancer centers that treat patients with a broad spectrum of cancers and are recognized for dealing with complex, aggressive or rare cancer. This affiliation has yielded an ever-growing array of vital new resources for desert residents who would otherwise have to travel out of the area for advanced cancer care. more
- Jan11Discovering Calm During Cancer Care: Enjoy Nature with Mindful Walking moreThursday, January 11 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.Cancer and its treatment can be stressful for you and your caregiver. Research shows that practicing mindfulness and relaxation can help calm your mind, reduce stress and sharpen your ability to focus. Whether you attend one class or four, this four-part series will teach you... View Details
- Apr11Discovering Calm During Cancer Care: Mindful Eating Can Create Food for Thought moreThursday, April 11 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.Cancer and its treatment can be stressful for you and your caregiver. Research shows that practicing mindfulness and relaxation can help calm your mind, reduce stress and sharpen your ability to focus. Join Kathleen, Lubanski, RN, NP, to learn about the art of present moment awareness while... View Details
- Nutritional Counseling for Cancer Patients moreby Appointment onlyNutritional counseling for those affected by cancer. Eisenhower physician referral required for a complimentary consultation with a Registered Dietitian. Call 760-834-3798 for more information. View Details
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Cancer Clinical Trials
Clinicians at Eisenhower Lucy Curci Cancer Center continue to take part in groundbreaking research, including: interventional cardiology, orthopedics, novel biotherapies in oncology, targeted or immunotherapies based on molecular profile of cancer, early detection of cancer via specialized imaging, drugs aimed at improving survival of HIV patients, and use of integrative therapies to reduce side effects related to cancer treatment. more
Cancer Program Annual Report
Eisenhower recently developed strategic plans for each of its areas of service, beginning with Oncology, the development of which was steered by Steven Plaxe, MD, Director of Eisenhower Lucy Curci Cancer Center and Board Certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and Gynecologic Oncology, and Katie Schnaser, Chief Administrative Officer of the Cancer Service Line.