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Types of Brain Tumors

Types of Brain Tumors Treated at UCLA Neurosurgery

Brain Tumor Types

Image: Primary Brain Tumor

The UCLA Brain Tumor center of excellence is one of the leading and most comprehensive research and treatment programs for brain tumors in the United States.  It is a multi-disciplinary team including the UCLA Neuro-Oncology Program, Brain Tumor Research Laboratories, Neurosurgical Oncology Outcomes as well as patient oriented social services, neuropsychological services, and quality of life improvement measures with collaborative efforts with close sponsoring organizations aimed at providing support groups and resources for patients and their families. 

The UCLA Brain Tumor program brings together expert specialists including neurosurgeons, neuro-oncologists, neurologists, radiation oncologists, social workers, and neuropsychologists, to determine and deliver the most effective treatments and ensures the highest possible functioning and quality of life for each patient undergoing brain tumor treatment.

The UCLA Brain Tumor Program has a multidisciplinary team specializing in treating all types of brain tumors, including:


Gliomas Skull Base Tumors Metastatic Cancer Other Brain Tumors Spinal Cord Tumors

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