National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN)

The UCLA Health Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center is one of 31 leading cancer centers in the United States participating in the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN). As a member of the NCCN, the UCLA Health Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center joins the experts from the NCCN to diagnose and treat patients with cancer, with a particular focus on uncommon, complex and aggressive forms of cancer.

As a top-tier academic cancer center are located in one of the nation's most-populous cities, the UCLA Health Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center and its researchers are involved in the creation of the NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines — the recognized standard for clinical direction in cancer care, and the most thorough and frequently-updated clinical practice guidelines available in any area of medicine.

In addition to joining the panels behind the NCCN Guidelines and their derivatives, our experts work with NCCN to provide continuing education; policy and advocacy outreach; best practices information; organization of clinical trials and research; global adaptations and translations; and up-to-date patient information. Visit to learn more about the various programs and their role in improving cancer care worldwide.

Doctor consults with a cancer patient

Comprehensive clinical care

Our clinicians provide the highest quality of cancer care available at hospitals and clinics across Southern California.

Young cancer researchers in the lab of UCLA's Dr. Antoni Ribas

Cutting-edge research

With a membership of more than 500 physicians and scientists, we provide the best in experimental and traditional cancer treatments

Cancer patients standing together on the beach

Serving the community

We're a leader in community- and population-based cancer control research, and work with our community partners to provide opportunities to underserved low-income and minority communities.

UCLA is training the next generation of cancer researchers

Education and training

Our Office of Cancer Training & Education is committed to exceptional cancer research education, mentorship and training for the next generation of cancer researchers