Dr. Nghiemphu has been on faculty at UCLA since 2006 and is the Director of Neuro-Oncology Clinical Service and the Director of the Neuro-Oncology Fellowship Program. She has been the operational director for the UCLA Brain Tumor Center, charged with developing a highly coordinated, integrated, patient-centered practice for the care of patients with brain tumors.
A brain tumor is an abnormal growth of tissue in the brain. There are 2 main types of brain tumors - Primary tumor starts in the brain. The Secondary (metastatic) tumor is from a cancer that starts in another part of the body, then spreads to the brain. Learn more >