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Cancer Centers Overview
Loma Linda University Cancer Center is home to 11 different cancer centers, each offering patient focused care from an interdisciplinary team of physicians. We provide multidisciplinary treatment centers for Head and Neck Cancer, Hematology/Marrow Cancer, Neurological Cancer, Pediatric Cancer, Skin Cancer and Soft Tissue and Skeletal Cancer.

Staff Overview
At the Loma Linda University Cancer Center, our doctors and staff offer multidisciplinary care by a talented physician team of medical, surgical and radiation oncologists. Physicians work together to create the best, individualized care plan for each patient’s cancer. The center’s nurse navigators serve as guides for each patient, from their initial contact with the center to their follow-up care after their time there.

Research
Our research program allows cancer patients, either newly diagnosed or those presently under treatment to participate in leading-edge clinical trials through their own oncologists. Our affiliation with Loma Linda University also ensures that our physicians have access to the latest research in cancer prevention and treatment.

Becoming a Patient
To become a patient and experience integrated medical care through Loma Linda University Cancer Center, request an appointment today.

Treatment Options
LLUCC's strong commitment to research assures patients access to the latest advances in the prevention, detection and treatment of many types of cancer. Our facility offers the latest cancer treatments:

Head and Neck Cancer

  • Minimally invasive cancer resection
    • Complex cancer resection
    • Complex neck dissections
    • Composite resection and reconstruction (including microvascular)
  • Complex surgical metastasectomy
  • Proton radiation therapy
  • Combined modality laryngeal preservation strategies
  • Systematic therapy with targeted biological agents
  • Symptom management clinic
  • Dedicated dietician support
  • Dedicated social work support
  • Head and neck cancer clinical trials
  • Dedicated head and neck cancer tumor board
  • Biospecimen lab tumor procurement
  • Nurse navigator program
  • Dedicated oncology pharmacist

Hematology/Marrow Cancer

  • Stem cell transplantation
  • POP (Inpatient/Outpatient) unit for transplant/leukemia patients
  • Systematic therapy with targeted biological agents
  • Minimally invasive and percutaneous lymphoma diagnosis
  • Symptom management clinic
  • Dedicated dietician support
  • Dedicated social work support
  • Hematology/marrow cancer clinical trials
  • Dedicated hematology/marrow cancer tumor board
  • Biospecimen lab tumor procurement
  • Dedicated Inpatient Unit with HEPA filtration air handling system
  • Nurse navigator program
  • Dedicated oncology pharmacist

Melanoma/Skin Cancer

  • Complex surgical resection
    • Wide local excision with reconstruction
    • Sentinel lymph mode biopsy
    • Comprehensive neck, axillary, groin lymph node dissection
    • Complex surgical metastasectomy
  • Dededicated plastics and reconstruction program
  • Dedicated immunotherapy program
  • Dedicated dermatology program
  • Dedicated lymphedema program
  • Genetic testing program
  • Symptom management clinic
  • Dedicated social work support
  • Melanoma clinical trials
  • Dedicated melanoma tumor board
  • Biospecimen lab tumor procurement
  • Dedicated oncology pharmacist

Neurological Cancer

  • Minimally invasive cancer resection
    • Endoscopic skull base surgery
    • Brain tumor resection
    • Spine tumor resection with stabilization
  • Complex cancer resection
    • Complex primary brain tumor resection
    • Complex brain metastasis resection
    • Complex spine tumor resection with stabilization
  • Surgical Gliadel (carmustine wafer) implantation
  • Comprehensive Radiation Medicine
  • IMRT
    • Proton beam
    • Radiosurgery
  • Combined modality chemoradiation
  • Symptom management clinic
  • Dedicated dietician support
  • Dedicated social work support
  • Dedicated neurological cancer tumor board
  • Biospecimen lab tumor procurement
  • Sub-specialized pathology services
  • Dedicated sub-specialized radiology services
  • Dedicated oncology pharmacist

Pediatric Cancer

  • Only Children’s Oncology Group (COG) member in Inland Empire
  • Dedicated inpatient unit with 33 dedicated Hem/Onc beds
  • Dedicated pediatric Hem/Onc clinic with infusion center
  • Bone marrow transplant
  • Only Pediatric Surgeons in Inland Empire
  • Minimally invasive cancer staging and resection
  • Comprehensive Radiation Medicine
  • IMRT
    • Proton beam
    • Radiosurgery
  • Dedicated dietician support
  • Dedicated social work support
  • Child life program
  • Dedicated pediatric cancer tumor board
  • Biospecimen lab tumor procurement
  • Ronald McDonald House
  • Sub-specialized pathology services
  • Dedicated sub-specialized radiology services
  • Dedicated oncology pharmacist

Soft Tissue/Skeletal Cancer

  • Complex surgical resection
  • Complex limb-sparing resection
    • Hemipelvectomy
    • Forequarter amputation
    • Multi-organ retroperitoneal sarcoma resection
    • Complex surgical metastasectomy
  • Proton radiation therapy
  • Combined modality limb preservation strategies
  • Systematic therapy with targeted biological agents
  • Symptom management clinic
  • Dedicated dietician support
  • Dedicated social work support
  • Dedicated sarcoma cancer tumor board
  • Biospecimen lab tumor procurement
  • Dedicated oncology pharmacist

During Treatment
Multi-disciplinary treatment at all of our Cancer Centers utilizes whole person care services uniquely offered by the Loma Linda University Cancer Center:

  • Psychosocial Services
  • Nutrition Services
  • Pharmaceutical Services
  • Research Program
  • Pain and Palliative Care
  • Tumor Site Programs

After Treatment
At Loma Linda University Cancer Center, we understand that patients have many concerns that carry beyond the scope of the cancer treatment. Our Survivorship Series offers assistance for patients struggling with a variety of issues that affect whole person health. Addressing potential concerns and providing resources available to assist with survivorship issues is just one way we assist patients to re-integrate to daily life after treatment.

Learn More
To request more information or an appointment at any of our specialized Cancer Centers, complete our online request form, and we’ll contact you directly by phone to address your request.

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