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Plan Your Visit

The Hyperthermia Cancer Institute in Santa Monica, California, understands that overcoming cancer requires a significant time commitment. If you are visiting from out of town, we can help arrange travel and lodging to make your visit as seamless as possible. Our caring patient team is here to help plan your visit, handling the details so you can focus on healing.

Santa Monica Accommodations & Travel


If you require housing for the duration of your hyperthermia treatments, we offer a list of preferred Airbnb hosts within walking distance to our center. Additionally, there are several hotels in the area offering a discounted rate to our patients. If you need lodging assistance during your stay, please call us at 866.399.2286.

Air Travel

For our patients requiring air travel, we work with a philanthropic organization whose mission is to offset the cost of medical travel for patients and their families. Angel Flight West, for those that qualify, uses donated flights to serve people with medical or other pressing needs. For flight requests or more information please contact 310.390.2958, visit their website at or call us at 866.399.2286.


Many of our patients take advantage of UBER and Lyft as a transportation option, and some rely on buses as well. Below are links with more information on each mode of transportation.

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Stay Active During Your Stay

While undergoing hyperthermia therapy, most patients feel well enough to take advantage of beautiful Southern California by enjoying the arts, culture, and other local attractions in Santa Monica and the surrounding areas. Explore Santa Monica’s many activities and attractions here :

Transition of Care Support

While patients receive hyperthermia treatment, many patients choose to continue their current medical care and/or explore new treatment options. Dr. Pinzone and our team are here to help coordinate other healthcare services. Typically, patients are referred to medical oncologists to continue or initiate chemotherapy or radiation therapy.

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Integrative Therapies

Many patients pursue integrative healing practices such as high-dose vitamin C therapy, mistletoe treatments, hyperbaric oxygen sessions, and infrared saunas while they’re in town. HCI is well known to many practitioners and institutions in the area who have deep knowledge and experience in integrative therapies. If you need assistance with coordination of care during your visit, please call us at 866.399.2286.

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