Saint John’s Health Center
Saint John’s Health Center – 2121 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90404 (map & directions)
Saint John’s Cancer Institute is renowned for advancing therapeutics, translational science, and establishing standards of care. We foster robust fellowship programs, implement and initiate clinical trials, and collaborate with academic and industry partners worldwide.Read More
Saint John’s Cancer Institute (SJCI) is a pioneer in drug discovery, therapeutics, clinical trials, and research. SJCI established the Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy under the late Dr. Donald L. Morton, which has become the standard of lymph node care for melanoma and breast cancer worldwide.
Today, our patients continue to have access to innovative treatments, therapeutics, and trials. We are at the forefront of understanding the biology of cancer as well as expanding treatment for under-served communities.Learn More
Center for Melanoma, Skin and Soft Tissue Tumors: Santa Monica Melanoma Symposium, 2023 – At a Glance.
“Dr. Linehan, you have clearly made a difference in the lives of patients and families…”
News: Jennifer Linehan, MD, 2023 Recipient of The Harold H. Benjamin Innovation Award
“They won’t have any symptoms; no blood in the urine. Patients may not know that they have it.”
– Dr. Jennifer Linehan, Director of Urology Translational Research
Blog, Video (04:30): How common is Kidney Cancer? Detection and screening remain elusive
Treatment: Kidney Cancer: Symptoms, Risk Factors, Diagnosis, Stages, and Treatment
“…A woman with denser breast has a higher risk of breast cancer.”
– Parvin Peddi, MD
News, KCAL News Video (03:21): Health Watch: New FDA breast-density mammography regulations
“I had a team and their views and belief systems were as one.”
– Elridge Cavitt, Cancer Survivor
Blog, Video (21:17): A “Dream Team” Treats Elridge Cavitt for Stage 2 Rectal Cancer.
“Dr. Childs and Dr. Fischer saved my life.”
– Betsy Smith, Cancer Survivor and Supporter
Blog, Video (09:58): A Mother with Stage 3 Rectal Cancer discusses the ups, downs, and helping others through their diagnosis
“…Our oncology clinicians and scientists strive unwaveringly to contribute knowledge focused on improving the standard of care for our cancer patients today, and collaborations with other institutes for innovative translational and clinical medicine. Cure of cancer is the hallmark of this institution.”
– Dr. Neil Martin, Medical Director, Saint John’s Cancer Institute, and Neurosurgeon.
Blog, PDF: Peer-Reviewed Research Studies at Saint John’s Cancer Institute
“Coming and training in Santa Monica, there is no other fellowship that will offer that.”
– Dr. Ramkishen Narayanan, Urologic Oncologist at Providence, Saint Joseph Medical Center and 2019 Urology and Urologic Oncology Fellowship graduate
Urology Fellowship, Video (22:08): Urologic Oncology and Robotics Fellowship
“This study highlights the great work of our fellows and faculty and shows how we can utilize the larger Providence Research Network to have very impactful research…”
–Dr. Trevan Fischer
Blog: Donald L. Morton Complex Surgical Oncology Senior Fellow, Wins Overall Competition at this year’s PCSA Annual Meeting.
“He was ahead of his peers in anticipating the genetics era of cancer research, for decades he carefully maintained archival specimen resource for correlative translational studies.”
– Laura Morton Rowe, Chief Human Resources Officer, Saint John’s Health Center
OVERVIEW & VIDEO (18:43): Learn more about the Donald L. Morton Complex General Surgical Oncology Fellowship.
“With Aquablation, we no longer need to compromise for either the longevity of the procedure or the fact that patients will have negative sexual outcomes after surgery…”
– Mehran Movassaghi, MD
Treatment, Video (03:10): Aquablation: Robotic Therapy for BPH (Enlarged Prostate)
The Breast Surgical Oncology Fellowship at the Saint John’s Cancer Institute provides a diverse and comprehensive exposure to the multidisciplinary aspects of breast cancer care and benign breast disease over a one-year time period with a potential second year for continuation of clinical or basic science research.LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS FELLOWSHIP
With a longstanding history of excellence in multidisciplinary cancer care and research, the Saint John’s Cancer Institute continues its legacy in surgical oncology through the Donald L. Morton Complex General Surgical Oncology Fellowship.Learn more about this fellowship
This training program focuses on endonasal endoscopic and keyhole surgical approaches, neuro-endoscopy, pituitary tumor management and multimodality neuro-oncology treatments.Learn more about this fellowship
As pioneers in translational studies on “liquid biopsies” involving circulating tumor cells in multiple types of solid tumors, the fellowship program also consists of studying epigenetic mechanisms regulating solid tumor as well as pharmacogenomics and immunogenomic based prediction of response to therapy.Learn more about this fellowship
Providing world class, multidisciplinary training in genitourinary malignancies and urologic oncology research with innovative and cutting edge technology.Learn more about this fellowship