|Frequently Asked Questions|
1. Where is the Hope4Cancer Institute located?
The Hope4Cancer Institute is located 10 minutes south of the Border in Baja California, Mexico. Our Institute is conveniently located 30 minutes from the San Diego International Airport.
2. If I am not comfortable driving in Mexico are there any other options?
YES, there are two other options.
3. What are the costs for treatment at the Hope4Cancer Institute?
Costs vary upon diagnosis and the treatment plan designed for you. Prior to your arrival to Hope4Cancer Institute, our Admissions Team representative will discuss your treatment plan with you along with the associated costs and room availability. Following that discussion, you will receive a contract outlining your treatments and costs. Please feel free to ask our representatives any questions at this stage. Once the contract is signed, you will be cleared to travel to the clinic.
4. How long is the treatment at the Hope4Cancer Institute?
The typical stay at Hope4Cancer Institute is 2-3 weeks. If your diagnosis does not require Sono-Photo-Dynamic Therapy, your treatment protocol will be individualized according to your needs. Every cancer must be treated specifically to its cell type and your physician will determine the length of stay after he has reviewed your records.
5. Is there a follow-up program at the Hope4Cancer Institute?
Our philosophy at the Hope4Cancer Institute is to embrace each patient entirely as a member of our family. Our Home Program Support System places our Home Program Support Consultants in contact with the patient over the phone, webcasts, email and through our proprietary software communication system. We will systematically monitor your supplements, lab results, and all scans, in conjunction with your local physician if needed, after you return home.
6. Will my insurance cover the treatment at the Hope4Cancer Institute?
Once you have made the commitment to have your treatment performed at Hope4Cancer Institute, you will be asked to make an initial deposit. This deposit is required in order for us to begin organizing and arranging your individualized treatment plan.
We accept many forms of payment. Options for you to choose from are cash, wire transfers, personal check, cashier's check and money orders. Credit cards are not accepted.
Although it is unusual, additional expenses may occur as a result of special tests or treatments during your stay at Hope4Cancer Institute. If additional expenses are incurred, you will be notified. Payment is expected at the time of service.
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7. What are the facilities provided at the Hope4Cancer Institute?
8. What do I need to bring to the clinic?
Please consult your Pre-Arrival Guide that you should have received from your patient coordinator for more details.
9. Are there any tourist venues I can enjoy during my stay at the clinic?
Baja California Tours – the northern most state in Mexico
Tijuana is the fourth largest city in Mexico and the world’s largest producer of televisions. During this tour you may be able to participate in informational sessions of doing business in Mexico in an American business community. Companies include electronics, automotive, medical, and aerospace, with recognizable names.
As the western most city in Latin America, Tijuana and the surrounding areas host some of the most beautiful costal views in the world. Enjoy a day of sunshine, relaxation, and refreshments as you discover your way through the beachside communities of the Baja Pacific Ocean. During this tour you will enjoy the beauty of beaches, the legendary hotel and resort Rosarito Beach Hotel, the rocky cliffs of Calafia, and the sweet taste of lobster; Puerto Nuevo Style!
Since opening in 1996, eight movies have been filmed here, along with several television shows, commercials and video productions. This venue is famous for it’s’ construction and shooting of the 1997 movie Titanic. You will be able to enjoy many sets used during filming such as the dining salon, the boiler room set, and Cal and Roses’ room. Capture the magic of filmmaking while touring and exploring over 40 acres of excitement encompassing over 2,000 feet of beachfront. Walk the streets of New York, climb a sky-scraper, and film your own movie sequences. Props, costumes, and set pieces include exhibits from movies such as Titanic, Planet of the Apes II, Hello Dolly, Master and Commander, and more. Visit Fox Studios, a behind-the-scenes, movie making park, south of the border!
10. What if I cannot travel to your clinic?
This is unusual, but in specific cases we might be able to qualify you for a home only program, please contact us if you would like to discuss your options.