Press Release: August 27, 2015
Since its launch on August 16, 2007, the Oncology Institute of Hope and Innovation has grown to having twelve offices in three counties, LA, Orange and San Bernardino. Their twenty physicians have privileges in over 60 hospitals in the Southern California region. Founded by Dr. Richy Agajanian, the Oncology Institute of Hope and Innovation is dedicated to excelling in cancer awareness, prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and education through their exceptional team of nurse practitioners, chemotherapy nurses, medical assistants, office personnel, and physicians who are board certified in medical oncology, hematology, hospice and palliative medicine, and internal medicine.
This August, The Oncology Institute of Hope and Innovation hit a milestone of serving 50,000 patients. As the largest private practice cancer center in California, The Oncology Institute continues to provide extensive services including state-of-the-art infusion centers, chemotherapy educational sessions, in-house support groups, dietary and nutritional counseling, in-house pharmacy, financial counseling, clinical trials, comprehensive lab testing, and end of life counseling. They also offer supportive programs to help patients and families cope with the challenges brought on by cancer.
In May of 2015, The Oncology Institute expanded to the San Bernardino county by opening an office in Upland to better serve the community. In addition to the growing number of cancer treatment centers, In 2014, The Oncology Institute introduced The Hope, Health, and Healing Center to offer patients alternative and holistic treatments in addition to chemotherapy. The wellness center is committed to providing superior services in a quiet and serene facility. The services offered nurture the body through exercises, stress relief, and relaxing activities as well as nurture the mind through social work sessions, wellness groups, and self-image improvement programs. The goal is to empower patients to take control of their health and improve their quality of life through their treatment process with better symptom management.
The Oncology Institute of Hope and Innovation is also proud to have access to the latest research, technology and treatment options, including clinical trials for eligible patients. They are dedicated to providing comprehensive medical services to their patients. In their quest to be at the forefront of the latest medical cancer research, The Oncology Institute of Hope and Innovation participate in numerous clinical trials focused on various types of malignancies that may be of interest to oncology patients.
Celebrated for its excellence in customer service and compassion, In 2010, The Oncology Institute of Hope and Innovation was award the HOPE Award for Practice Excellence in Patient Care.
The Oncology Institute is honored and humbled to have served 50,000 patients and their families. The dedicated team at The Oncology Institute of Hope and Innovation commemorated this milestone by preparing a special care package for patient 50,000 and family. “We are very proud of this achievement. We hope to successfully treat many more patients for years to come,” says Dr. Agajanian.
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