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Orange County Cancer Coalition (OC3)

Founded in 2009, the OC3 represents more than 35 organizations including hospitals, treatment centers, academia, community-based organizations and associations.

Vision: Comprehensive patient-centered cancer prevention and care for all of Orange County, California.

Mission: To facilitate collaboration of Orange County community resources for comprehensive cancer prevention and patient care.

Values: 

  • Inclusive Excellence: Commit to evidence-based practices to better serve patients, navigators, and communities in Orange County
  • Enthusiasm: Approach our mission with liveliness and passion
  • Teamwork: Cultivate quality collaborations with community partners and organizations

If you would like to join our coalition, all three of the following criteria must apply:

  1. The resource is cancer-related.
  2. The resource supports the residents of Orange County.
  3. The resource offers free or reduced-cost services for cancer patients/families.

Please contact myocthree@gmail.com for more information.

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