People from across the United States and around the world seek out UCLA's Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center (JCCC) for the latest advances in cancer care. We treat a broad range of common and rare cancers using the most effective experimental and traditional treatments.
We provide world-class medical expertise, personalized to your needs and cultural considerations. Find out what’s possible with our esteemed cancer experts by your side.
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UCLA’s International Oncology Care: Why Choose Us?
Patients come to UCLA to receive the most advanced cancer care available, but they benefit from so much more. International patients choose UCLA’s cancer center for our:
Renowned cancer expertise: Our team includes more than 500 physicians and scientists who handle 20,000 patient visits each year. U.S. News & World Report consistently ranks the JCCC as one of the best cancer centers in California and one of the top cancer hospitals in the United States. Our designation as a comprehensive cancer center by the National Cancer Institute is a testament to our excellence in cancer care and research.
Leading cancer treatments: UCLA has an international reputation for developing new cancer therapies. Our researchers helped develop successful targeted cancer therapies, such as Herceptin®. We also helped develop CAR T-cell immunotherapy for certain types of blood cancers — and were one of the first U.S. hospitals to offer this promising treatment. For information on CAR T-cell therapy, click on the following PDF links: English, Chinese and Arabic.
Cohesive care team: Our multidisciplinary team of oncology experts includes surgeons, oncologists, radiation oncologists and support professionals who all work with a single goal of optimizing your care. They work together to customize your treatment plan to your needs, offering the best chance to rid your body of disease.
International health made easier: Navigating health care in another country can be challenging. We offer a wealth of services to make the treatment process easier on patients traveling from outside the U.S. Our interpreter services ensure you and your provider can communicate. Your patient guide will help you find a hotel and explain the next steps in the care process. Learn more about our international patient support services.
Online second opinions: Secure video-conferencing technology brings our medical expertise to you. A second opinion consultation with one of our oncology experts can help you decide whether traveling to UCLA Health for cancer treatment is best for you. Get a second opinion.
Our Oncology Specialties
Our oncology experts specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of many primary and metastatic cancers, including:
- Blood cancer, including lymphoma
- Brain tumors, such as brain metastases
- Breast cancer
- Colorectal cancer
- Gynecologic cancer, such as ovarian cancer
- Head and neck cancer, including thyroid cancer
- Lung cancer
- Prostate cancer
- Skin cancer, such as melanoma
Genetic Testing for Cancer
You may wish to see a genetic counselor if you have a personal or family history of cancer. Our team of expert genetic counselors can provide you with the following services:
- A comprehensive risk assessment
- Genetic counseling
- Genetic testing
- Management recommendations for individuals and families affected by cancer.
To book an appointment for cancer genetic services, please click here.
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