A tumor is a mass of abnormal cells that may or may not be cancerous, and which can be especially harmful in the brain or spine. Every tumor is different, so the neurosurgeons, neuro-oncologists and other specialists at Cedars-Sinai take an individualized, patient-centered approach to your diagnosis and treatment. As a national leader in treating primary and malignant tumors in adults and children, the Johnnie L. Cochran, Jr. Brain Tumor Center is known for providing care based on the latest research and medical advances, using minimally invasive techniques whenever possible.
Brain Tumor Conditions and Treatments
The Brain Tumor Center diagnoses and treats a wide variety of malignant or benign brain tumors and related conditions, including skull base, spinal and pituitary tumors.
A Patient's Guide to Brain Tumor
If your doctor has recommended surgery for a brain tumor, you may be wondering what to expect. Understand how to prepare in advance to ensure things go more smoothly for you and your family.
For pituitary tumors and other disorders affecting this important gland deep in the brain, the Pituitary Center at Cedars-Sinai brings together specialists from multiple medical fields, including endocrinologists and neurosurgeons, to provide individualized care. In addition to offering advanced diagnosis, treatment and surgical options, the center conducts more pituitary disease clinical studies than almost any other facility in the country.