publication date: Jun. 28, 2019

Conversation with The Cancer Letter

City of Hope invests more than $1B to build a second campus in Irvine, Orange County

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Robert Stone

President and CEO, City of Hope


City of Hope is building a $1 billion cancer campus, located on a former air force base in the Great Park neighborhood of Orange County, CA.

The 11-acre campus, which includes a 190,000 square foot building, is part of FivePoint Gateway in Irvine, a 73-acre commercial section of the neighborhood. The Irvine campus, which is part of a parcel being developed by FivePoint Holdings, is expected to open in 2021.

When completed, City of Hope, an independent cancer center, will have two full-service cancer campuses in its four-county primary service area. The new campus will extend City of Hope’s reach into Orange County, the nation’s sixth most populous county.

The other academic cancer center in Orange County, the Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, is a part of UC Irvine.

“Having two campuses will be unique,” Robert Stone, president and CEO of City of Hope, said to The Cancer Letter. “I think it’s incumbent upon all NCI-designated cancer centers to not just be disruptive with their research, but also to disrupt the way those innovations get to patients.

“The network that we have developed will be disruptive, because we will take the innovative care we offer at our … Continue reading City of Hope invests more than $1B to build a second campus in Irvine, Orange County

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