Brain Tumor Treatment and Research

The brain tumor experts at UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center include dedicated neurosurgeons, radiation oncologists, neuro-oncologists, neuroradiologists, and neuropathologists to help develop your specific treatment plan. The neurosurgery team is experienced in all brain and spinal cord surgical approaches to brain tumors. The radiation oncologists have a state-of-the-art planning and treatment system for advanced treatment of brain tumors.

Novocure and Avastin for Brain Cancer See Results at UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center

Using Novocure, the first device therapy approved for brain cancer, in combination with Avastin, a patient at Moores Cancer Center successfully manages glioblastoma, the most malignant form of brain cancer. Here, Dr. Santosh Kesari describes the device and chemotherapy treatment.

 

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UC San Diego Neurosurgeon Clark Chen, MD, PhD, Discusses New MRI Technology To Protect Brain During Surgery

Clark Chen, MD, PhD, neurosurgeon at UC San Diego Health System discusses new technologies that help image the brain to protect vision fibers within the occipital lobe during surgery. His patient, Anthony Chetti, a school teacher, shares his personal story about planning his surgery, the procedure and successful recovery.

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Moores Cancer Center  uses genetic testing to analyze tumors and customize your treatment. See Center for Personalized Cancer Therapy.

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