The Angeles Comprehensive Cancer Center, also referred to as the Cancer Ctr. is located in Hollywood, California and is affiliated with the University of California. The facility is managed by the Department of Medicare and the State of California. It was founded in 1976 and serves almost nine hundred and sixty patients a year. The center offers a complete range of cancer prevention as well as treatments for the different kinds of cancers.
The mission of the center is to provide high quality patient care, diagnosis and treatments for all types of cancers. In its early days, the center had some difficulties in managing patients and it had to suspend operations for a while to address these problems. However, it has since been able to overcome this and has recently registered its success in meeting all of the requirements of the State. It is one of the few such cancer organizations in the United States which offers a full range of cancer prevention and treatment services.
The center provides twenty-four hour on site nurse service and medical staff including surgeons, radiation oncologists, psychiatrists and social workers. It also provides a one-on-one consultations with qualified surgeons and nurses. The center also provides its regular outpatient services to families and individuals who visit the centre for routine checkups. The outpatient services are particularly popular among senior citizens. The outpatient services offer procedures such as hair removal, ear cleaning, teeth cleaning, dental exams, blood test, flu shots, physical examination, medical diagnostic work, and minor surgeries.