The UC San Diego Cancer Center Foundation, founded in 1981 by community supporters, directs fund raising efforts in support of our research and clinical programs.

The Center carries out research through seven programs: Cancer Biology, Cancer Genes and Genome, Cancer Prevention and Control, Cancer Symptom Control, Hematologic Malignancies, Reducing Cancer Disparities, and Tumor Growth, Invasion and Metastasis.

Cancer research is supported by the center’s shared resource facilities: Biostatistics, Cancer and Minorities Research (at San Diego State University), Clinical Trials Office, Data Compilation and Bioinformatics, Digital Imaging, DNA Sequencing, Flow Cytometry, Histology and Immunohistochemistry, In Vivo Imaging, Medicinal Chemistry, Microarray, Molecular Pathology, Nutrition, Radiation Medicine, and Transgenic Core.

New Patient Registration

New patients should contact Kristina Daniel-Thiem at (858) 534-5400 to request an appointment. Prior to your appointment, you will be contacted in order to review insurance coverage and to obtain additional information. Please have your insurance card and referral information available.


3855 Health Sciences Drive
La Jolla, CA 92093-0820
United States

(858) 822-5635
(866) 773-2703
(858) 534-5560
West Region