About Us

Welcome to Ridley-Tree Cancer Center. Ridley-Tree Cancer Center has been at the forefront of comprehensive outpatient cancer care on the Central Coast for more than 70 years. We have the expertise and technology of an academic center complemented by a personalized approach to care.

Receiving a cancer diagnosis for you or your loved one is life-changing. We want to share some of the reasons why Ridley-Tree Cancer Center is unique in its ability to provide the best in cancer care.

Ridley-Tree Cancer Center’s highly trained and devoted physicians and staff integrate the latest technology and treatment protocols with supportive care programs to provide patients with every opportunity for successful treatment, recovery and a healthy return to the activities that enrich life. Our programs include:

  • The latest Medical Oncology & Hematology treatment with on-site patient participation in national Clinical Trials.
  • The most technologically advanced Radiation Oncology and Nuclear Medicine departments for precisely targeting and treating cancer.
  • Surgical Oncology department based at the Ridley-Tree Cancer Center for outpatient care, and at Cottage Hospital for inpatient care.
  • Integrated Patient Navigation, Genetic Counseling, and Oncology Nutrition programs to meet the multi-layered needs of our patients.
  • Renowned Oncology Social Work services to help patients with psychological, social, and financial stresses. This includes: individual family counseling, case management, support groups, assistance with home care and long-term care, insurance, transportation, finances, and advocacy.
  • Wellness Programs and Classes offer a wide range of activities to provide a healing and supportive atmosphere for patients and caregivers. Programs include: yoga, painting, flower arranging, exercise programs, meditation and more.
  • Music Therapy services for patients and caregivers that meet various physical, social, emotional, and spiritual needs in a one-on-one or group setting.
  • Cancer Resource Library with print and electronic cancer education and resource materials devoted to patients, their families and community members seeking information on cancer.
  • Community Outreach & Prevention programs to reduce cancer risk among patients in our community. 
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