Cancer Care During COVID-19 with City of Hope Orange County Physicians

Cancer Care During COVID-19 with City of Hope Orange County Physicians

With COVID-19 remaining a higher risk for immunocompromised individuals, including cancer patients and survivors, what precautions should you be taking? When should you see your physician for in-person care? Why is it particularly important to see a doctor who specializes in your kind of cancer? Join Komen OC on Facebook Live to hear the answers directly from leading physicians from City of Hope Orange County. Breast surgical oncologist Hang T. Dang, D.O., and medical oncologist Wade Smith, M.D., will discuss the safety measures in place for in-person visits at City of Hope Newport Beach, what cancer patients should know about COVID-19 and offer advice on staying up-to-date on screenings, among other topics.

The live conversation will feature a question and answer session with the doctors who practice together in Newport Beach. If you want your questions answered, send them in via Komen OC’s or City of Hope Orange County’s social media (links below!). This is a great opportunity to listen, learn and gain perspective on moving forward with your own care or that of a loved one. Don’t miss it!


  • Wednesday, August 19, 2020
  • KomenOC Facebook Live
  • 10:00 am – 10:45 am
  • 30-minute panel discussion and 15-minute Q&A

Hang T. Dang, D.O., F.A.C.S.

Breast Surgical Oncologist, City of Hope Orange County

Hang T. Dang, D.O., is a fellowship-trained breast surgical oncologist who focuses on the treatment of benign and malignant breast disease. Her area of expertise includes image-guided breast biopsies, nipple-sparing mastectomies, intraoperative radiation therapy and oncoplastic breast surgery. She is committed to compassionate care and exceptional cosmetic results.

Wade Smith, M.D.

Medical Oncologist, City of Hope Orange County

Wade Michael Smith, M.D., is a board-certified medical oncologist who is particularly passionate about treating breast cancer. He has spent the last seven years specializing in breast health and cancer treatment, serving patients in Orange County and beyond. Dr. Smith cites a “lifelong fascination with biology” that has led to work exploring immunotherapy to treat chemotherapy-resistant cancers, particularly breast cancer.


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