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Neurological Cancer Center

LLUCC's strong commitment to research assures patients access to the latest advances in the prevention, detection and treatment of Neurological Cancer. We are the only facility in the West to offer proton treatment for some forms of neurological cancer.

About Neurological Cancer

Neurological cancer or brain cancer affected about 22,000 people in the United States in 2010. Cancer of the brain accounts for approximately 1.4 percent of all cancers and 2.3 percent of all cancer related dealths. The majority of brain tumors have abnormatilies of genes involoved in a cell cycle causing uncontrolled cell growth.

Treatment Options

We believe in individualized treatment planning based on your specific needs and types of cancer. Treatment for neurological cancer depends on the size of the tumor, location and results of some tests. In some cases proton treatment therapy may be right for you. Your healthcare team will work with you to determine the right treatment plan for you.

For information on proton therapy treatment for some neurological conditions click here.

Support and Resources

At Loma Linda University Cancer Center, we believe true recovery requires the healing of the whole person—body, mind and spirit. We work to ensure our patients receive the care they need to continue this healing even after they've finished the treatment. Our Survivorship Series program helps patients who have completed the course of therapy but need assistance to live with the effects of surviving cancer. Visit our cancer resource center for a list of all support services offered.

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The physicians at LLUCC are commitment to the treatment of Neurological Cancer.

Meet Our Neurological Cancer Team
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