Comprehensive Brain Tumor Treatment

Appointments: 866-773-2703

Jacobs Medical Center offers the most advanced technology available for complex surgical procedures, including MRI-guided gene therapy for brain cancer.

UC San Diego Health has an internationally recognized team of experts in neuro-oncology, neurosurgery, neuroradiology, neuropathology and neuroimaging for the comprehensive research and treatment of benign and malignant brain tumors, including glioblastoma.

We provide a compassionate team approach to patients with primary brain tumors or neurologic complications of cancer.

With the world's latest neuroimaging technology, systems and software, our specialists are guided by distinct three-dimensional scans of the brain. Advanced technology means faster, accurate diagnoses and precision treatment of brain tumors and their complications. 

Innovative Treatments

We offer the most cutting-edge treatments in the region, led by Dr. David Piccioni, San Diego's only board-certified neuro-oncologist. These services include:

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Access to Clinical Trials

Clinical trials can offer new treatment approaches that are not otherwise available.

As San Diego's only academic health center, we provide access to pioneering clinical trials, including:

  • Immunotherapy
  • Anti-tumor virus therapy
  • Vaccine therapy
  • Drug therapy
  • Surgical techniques

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