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As a patient at UC San Diego Health, you receive the best care and the most advanced treatment options in a warm and supportive environment.

Whether you cancer is common, rare or difficult to treat, we have doctors who are knowledgeable about your cancer and will take the time to carefully discuss all your treatment options with you.

Brain Tumors

Brain Tumors

Acoustic neuroma, arteriovenous malformations (AVM), astrocytoma, brain cancer, ependymoma, germinoma, glioblastoma multiforme, glioma, medullablastoma, meningioma, oligoastrocytoma, oligoendroglioma, pineal tumors, pituitary tumors, primitive neuro-ectodermal tumors (PNET)

Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer

Advanced breast cancer, ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS), HER2 positive breast cancer, hormone receptor positive breast cancer, inflammatory breast cancer, invasive breast cancer, male breast cancer, recurrent breast cancer

Colorectal Cancer

Colorectal Cancer

Anal cancer, colon cancer, rectal cancer

Gastrointestinal Cancers

Gynecological Cancers

Gynecological Cancers

Cervical cancer, endometrial cancer, fallopian tube cancer, HPV-related cancers, ovarian cancer, uterine cancer, vaginal cancer, vulvar cancer

Head and Neck Cancers

Head and Neck Cancers

Ear cancer, HPV-related cancers, jaw cancer, lip cancer, mouth cancer, nasal, paranasal and nasal cavity cancers, oral and oral cavity cancers, parathyroid and thyroid cancers, salivary gland cancer, skull base tumors, throat (pharyngeal, hypopharyngeal, nasopharyngeal and oropharyngeal) cancers, tongue cancer, voice box (laryngeal) and voice chord (glottic) cancers

Leukemia and Lymphoma (Hematologic Malignancies)

Leukemia and Lymphoma (Hematologic Malignancies)

Acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL), acute myelogenous leukemia (AML), acute undifferentiated leukemia, AIDS-related cancer, B-cell lymphoma, blood cancer, Burkitt’s lymphoma, chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML), cutaneous lymphoma, hairy cell leukemia, hematology disorders, Hodgkin's lymphoma, multiple myeloma, myelodysplastic syndromes, mantle cell lymphoma, multiple myeloma, myelodysplastic syndromes, non-Hodgkin lymphoma, T-cell lymphoma

Liver Cancer

Liver Cancer

Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), hepatoma, intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma

Lung Cancer

Melanoma and Skin Cancer

Melanoma and Skin Cancer

Basal cell and squamous cell carcinoma, cutaneous malignancies, osteosarcoma skin cancer

Pancreatic Cancer

Pancreatic Cancer

Exocrine pancreatic cancer, adenocarcinoma, ductal carcinoma, neuroendocrine pancreatic cancer, squamous cell carcinoma, adenosquamous carcinoma, colloid carcinoma

Prostate Cancer

Rare Tumors

Rare Tumors

Cancer of unknown primary (CUP)

Sarcomas (Bone and Soft Tissue)

Sarcomas (Bone and Soft Tissue)

Angiosarcoma, bone cancer, chondrosarcoma, fibrosarcoma, gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST), Kaposi sarcoma, leiomyosarcoma, liposarcoma, malignant fibrous histiosarcoma, neurofibrosarcoma, rhabdomyosarcoma

Urologic Cancers

Urologic Cancers

Bladder cancer, kidney cancer, penile cancer, testicular cancer (germ cell tumors), ureter cancer, urethral cancer

Pediatric cancers are treated through our partnership with Rady Children's Hospital and Children's Specialists of San Diego. For more information, see Pediatric Cancer Services.