Cancers

Recognized leader in state-of-the-art cancer treatments

The Loma Linda University Cancer Center (LLUCC) delivers world-class care provided by highly respected specialists within a patient-focused delivery model. Our patients benefit from an interdisciplinary team approach that delivers the most customized care appropriate to each individual’s unique condition.

LLUCC is comprised of 11 Centers of Excellence, making it one of the most comprehensive cancer centers in the country. Every type of cancer falls under one of these 11 Centers of Excellence where patients have access to sophisticated cancer treatment technology and unique ancillary services.

Select a Center of Excellence below to learn more about cancer treatment options.


 

Breast cancer

The Breast Health Center at LLUCC offers a comprehensive, interdisciplinary and patient focused approach to patient care. By bringing together state-of-the-art diagnostic tools and a team of physicians in one location, patients receive timely, efficient and high quality care.

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Prostate & genitourinary cancer

The Prostate Cancer Center at LLUCC treats cancer in the prostate or other parts of the genitourinary system. Our center has developed a cancer care system that understands your unique nature of each patient and treats each person who walks through our doors accordingly. Through the use of leading diagnostic tools, a multidisciplinary team of oncologists and the latest treatment technology, we are able to offer more options for prostate cancer treatment then any other facility in the West.

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Gastroenterology cancer

At LLUCC we treat a variety of gastroenterological cancers including colorectal, gallbladder & bile duct, stomach, pancreatic and liver cancers. Our approach is to work together to create the best individualized care plan for you.

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Gynecological cancer

At LLUCC, women battling gynecological cancer work with a team of physicians who understand the complexity of each patient's needs. With extensive training and experience in the subspecialty of gynecological oncology, each member of the medical team plays an essential role in providing comprehensive health care. By bringing together state-of-the-art diagnostic tools a team of physicians in one location and support services you will receive timely, efficient and high quality care.

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Head & neck cancer

Our Head and Neck Center is designed to treat a variety of different conditions. Treatment is offered for thyroid, central nervous system and ocular tumors through this center of excellence. Our doctors and staff offer multidisciplinary care that treats not just the disease but the whole person.

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Hematology cancer

At LLUCC we provide care for various forms of blood cancer. Bone Marrow, Lymphoma, Leukemia and Hodgkins Lymphoma are all treated in our Hematology Cancer Center.

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Neurological cancer

LLUCC's strong commitment to research assures your 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.

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Pediatric cancer

At LLUCC we understand our younger patients have very special needs. That is why we have a dedicated unit in our Children’s Hospital just to care for children with cancer. We are the only Children’s Oncology and Pediatric Surgeons Group in the Inland Empire. Patients benefit from our support services that we have specifically designed to help children battling cancer.

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Melanoma & skin cancer

The skin cancer center of excellence at LLUCC treats various forms of skin cancer including melanoma. Through the use of leading diagnostic tools, a multidisciplinary team of oncologists and the latest treatment technology, we are able to offer you world class care.

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Soft tissue & skeletal cancer

At LLUCC we lead the way in treatment for skeletal and soft tissue cancer. Our dedicated team of physicians and clinicians are trained in complex limb sparing surgeries and work as an interdisciplinary team to offer physical, emotional and spiritual support to you.

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Thoracic cancer

LLUCC is committed to the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of thoracic cancer. Just recently we opened a dedicated thoracic oncology clinic, which treats proven or suspected lung esophageal, mesothelioma and other thoracic malignancies. Our approach to lung cancer treatment and research is comprehensive, interdisciplinary and patient focused. This means that the health-care professionals function as a cohesive team, working to develop the best treatment options for you. Our health-care delivery team strives to stay on the forefront of the scientific changes that are constantly taking place in cancer care.

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Clinical trials

The LLUCC's Oncology Clinical Research Program allows you, whether newly diagnosed or presently under-going treatment, to participate in leading-edge clinical trials through your oncologists. The program also participates in cancer-control trials. Resources such as the Biospecimen Laboratory promote translational research by allowing patients to have their cancer tissue preserved for study, in order to help clinicians find better ways to treat the cancer of future patients.

Learn more about our clinical trials