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A Comprehensive Cancer Center: Patient Benefits

PatientBenefits

Patients at UCLA's Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center (JCCC) benefit from cancer care provided by experts specializing in a variety of cancer-related areas. These experts work together to help patients with both the immediate and long-term challenges of cancer. Cancer patients receive this team-oriented, state-of-the-art care in UCLA clinics, programs and hospitals that focus on specific types of cancers, resulting in comprehensive yet specialized cancer treatment.

Our treatment centers are located on our Westwood campus and across Los Angeles County. Patients who require hospitalization can receive care at one of four hospitals in Westwood and Santa Monica.

UCLA's clinical trials are offered across the entire United States, allowing patients nationwide to take part in these cutting-edge programs. 

The benefits of seeking treatment at JCCC include:

  • Physicians with extensive experience in specialized areas and access to other international experts and researchers
  • Focus on interdisciplinary patient care that involves medical professionals from a variety of disciplines, including medicine, surgery, radiation, education, wellness and support services
  • Integration with a world-class medical center and research and teaching university
  • Access to a full range of services, including information on research advances in the laboratory, clinical trials (studies of new treatments for cancer patients), FDA-approved treatments and psychosocial and supportive care 
  • Representation by more than 40 scientific and medical disciplines
  • Fully integrated cancer control program that emphasizes prevention and early detection
  • Close collaboration between researchers and physicians, resulting in rapid translation of scientific discoveries into improved cancer detection, prevention and treatment for patients

Support, education and wellness for cancer patients and their families are fully part of JCCC┬┤s comprehensive services. JCCC also offers a number of programs for those at high risk of cancer due to family history or inherited genetic mutations associated with cancer.

For more information, visit our Patient Care or Why UCLA? pages.

Last updated: 6/9/2010 4:30:07 PM