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- Experience: Fresher
- Location: Los Angeles
- Category: Biotech Jobs
- Posted: Tue, Apr 21, 2020
About City of Hope
City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 6,000 employees, is dedicated to the prevention and cure of cancer and other life-threatening diseases and guided by a compassionate, patient-centered philosophy.
Founded in 1913 and headquartered in Duarte, California, City of Hope is a remarkable non-profit institution, where compassion and advanced care go hand-in-hand with excellence in clinical and scientific research. City of Hope is a National Cancer Institute designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the nations leading cancer centers that develops and institutes standards of care for cancer treatment.
As part of a multidisciplinary team, provides information to individuals and families about genetics and cancer risk, facilitates genetic testing, and provides psychosocial support to cope with cancer risk. Professional practice as a health team member is defined by departmental policies with institutional approval. Emphasis is placed on health promotion and patient education. Acts as a patient advocate in all ethical and legal aspects.