Prebys Cancer Center

The Prebys Cancer Center of Scripps Cancer Center located in San Diego.
Prebys Cancer Center
4044 5th Avenue
San Diego, CA 92103
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Regular Hours

Mon-Fri 7am-5pm

Infusion Center

Mon-Sat 7am-5pm

Expert oncology treatment serving central and south San Diego

Prebys Cancer Center, located on the campus of Scripps Mercy Hospital, San Diego, is part of Scripps Cancer Center — a clinically integrated cancer care program that treats patients throughout San Diego County. 

Our services

Prebys Cancer Center offers a wide range of advanced cancer treatments and patient support services.

The 40,000-square-foot, four-story facility provides advanced, individualized cancer care to patients across the San Diego region. From leading-edge medical technology and clinical expertise, to the comforting environment and personalized support services, Prebys Cancer Center is a comprehensive treatment facility. 

As part of Scripps Cancer Center, the support services offered begin at the time of a patient’s diagnosis and continue through completion of treatment and beyond. The Woltman Family College Building across the street on the Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego campus, a historic structure built nearly a century ago to train nurses, has taken on a new purpose providing nonclinical cancer support. Services include patient navigation, pastoral counseling, family consultation, meditation, wig and prosthetic fittings, support groups and a patient resource library. 

The Scripps Cancer Center radiation therapy locations across San Diego County provide compassionate and high-quality care together with state-of-the-art radiation therapy technologies, including Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT), Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy (VMAT), breast radiation therapy including prone technique, Stereotactic Radiosurgery (SRS), Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy (SBRT) and high-dose brachytherapy.

The Scripps radiation therapy centers have been awarded accreditation by the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) through APEx — the Accreditation Program for Excellence®. The APEx accreditation program validates a radiation oncology facility’s excellence in delivering safe, high-quality patient care. Accreditation through APEx is a voluntary and rigorous multi-step process including equipment, modalities, techniques, and oncology information and treatment planning systems used at each center. The accreditation demonstrates our continued focus on safety and quality and our commitment to patient-centered care.

Information for patients and visitors

Because Prebys Cancer Center is on a busy medical campus located in the high-traffic, vibrantly quaint neighborhood of Hillcrest, we recommend allowing extra time for travel. The campus of Scripps Mercy Hospital, San Diego offers many patient and visitor amenities. Below you’ll find tips to make your visit as seamless as possible.

Directions and parking

Parking is free and available to patients in the adjoining parking garage at Prebys Cancer Center. The parking is a flat rate of $24 for non-patients.