Health care plays a large role in the Duarte community. With the internationally recognized City of Hope based here, people travel from around the world for some of the most successful and innovative treatments from top cancer specialists. They are also a pioneer in the fields of bone marrow transplantation, hematologic malignancies, select solid tumors and diabetes.
The City of Hope has saved countless lives, and the Cancer Center also places a great deal of emphasis on the patient’s emotional, spiritual and social well-being, even those not being treated at City of Hope. Patients at City of Hope experience the very real healing powers of compassion and understanding.
The City of Hope is one of only 40 National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers. From common to rare cancers, the City of Hope offers appointments for a second opinion at (800) 826-HOPE.
The community is also served by the emergency medical services provided by Methodist Hospital in nearby Arcadia; urgent care and medical center Santa Inez Medical Clinic and the Santa Teresita Medical Center. In addition, there are medical clinics, doctor and dental offices, and a full array of medical facilities with a variety of specialists to serve the citizens of Duarte and the surrounding communities.