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Stomach Cancer: Information for Health Care Professionals

Treatment for stomach cancer at UCLA is provided through the Gastrointestinal Oncology (GI) Program, which is administered by the Division of Hematology/Oncology at the David Geffen School of Medicine-UCLA.

Clinical care services are facilitated primarily through the Oncology Center in Westwood. To better support surrounding communities, UCLA has opened several community oncology practices to allow easier access to comprehensive cancer care services and investigative clinical trials.

Make a Referral

Our partnership with health professionals in the community is key to our success at UCLA Health System. It is our goal to assist you with referring a patient to UCLA and getting access to our continuing medical education program.

Registered nurses and referral coordinators are available to assist referring physicians and case managers access services at UCLA Health System through the toll-free UCLA Physician Referral Service phone line (1-800-UCLA-MD1). Or, send an email to and one of our referral nurses will respond.

Referrals may also be made directly to the GI Program:

For general information about referring a patient with stomach cancer to UCLA, please refer to the contact information below.

UCLA Medical PlazaReferral Line
Phone: (888) ONC-UCLA or (888) 662-8252

General Information
Phone: (310) 829-5471

Mailing Address
UCLA Medical Plaza Westwood
100 Medical Plaza, Suite 510
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Additional Community Oncology Centers:

Santa Monica
2336 Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 301
Santa Monica, CA 90404
Phone: (310) 829-5471

55 E. California, Suite 100
Pasadena, CA 91105
Phone: (626) 396-2999

Santa Clarita
23929 McBean Pkwy, Suite 215
Valencia, CA 91355
Phone: (661) 255-5350

Westlake Village
1250 La Venta Dr., Suite 202
Westlake Village, CA 91361
Phone: (805) 496-5153

For directions to major UCLA Health System facilities, visit our UCLA Health System location map.

Clinical Trials

Clinical trials are carefully controlled research studies in which cancer patients help doctors and scientists find ways to improve health and cancer care, and to make sure the treatments are safe and effective. Each study is designed to address and answer specific scientific questions and to find better ways to prevent, diagnose or treat cancer. A clinical trial is one of the final stages resulting from the research conducted during intensive and lengthy laboratory studies.

If you are interested in finding out more about research protocols for stomach cancer, click for more information on currently open clinical trials.

Additional Resources

For more information on stomach cancer care at UCLA, visit the following website:

  • The Gastrointestinal Oncology Program at UCLA Health Systems
  • Department of Hematology/Oncology at UCLA
  • Last updated: 7/9/2013 11:54:41 AM