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Brain Tumor Program


Brain Tumor Neurosurgery at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center ranks among the top five American hospitals, according to a U.S. News & World Report survey.

The medical center also was rated the best hospital in the western United States for the 22nd consecutive year and the No. 1 hospital in the Los Angeles metropolitan area. UCLA Neurology and Neurosurgery is consistently ranked as one of the Top programs in the United States by the U.S. News & World Report

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Novalis Radiotherapy

Novalis Radiotherapy

The precision of Novalis Radiotherapy allows UCLA neurosurgeons to deliver highly focal radiation to a tumor.
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Types of Brain Tumors Treated

Conditions Treated


•  Gliomas
•  Skull Base Tumors
•  Metastatic Cancer


•  Other Brain Tumors
•  Spinal Cord Tumors


Brain Tumor Research

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UCLA Brain Tumor experts meet once a week at the UCLA Brain Tumor Board meeting to discuss patient cases and devise the optimal treatment plan for each individual patient, based on weighing all medical and surgical options. This relieves the patient from the need to visit multiple offices. The UCLA Brain Tumor Board is a resource for other clinics and doctors. Learn more about the Brain Tumor Board »

Brain Tumor Vaccine

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Dr. Linda Liau has created a brain tumor vaccine to protect her brain cancer patients.
Patient Stories »

UCLA Rated One of the Top Hospitals in the Nation