At Torrance Memorial, our neurologists and neurosurgeons understand that every brain tumor is different. That’s why our specialists take a personalized, multidisciplinary approach to brain tumor diagnosis and treatment.

Your team will use the latest diagnostic tools to identify and understand your tumor. Using the results of your diagnostic tests, your specialists will create a customized treatment plan that incorporates the latest, evidence-based therapies and participation in promising clinical trials, if applicable — as well as additional services that support your overall well-being. If you need surgery, our neurosurgeons will use minimally invasive techniques whenever possible to provide outstanding, patient-centered care.

Cedars-Sinai Affiliation

Torrance Memorial’s affiliation with the neurology and neurosurgery team at Cedars-Sinai - which is ranked among the best hospitals in the nation for neurology and neurosurgery care by U.S. News and World Report - means that our patients have access to some of the nation’s top doctors, the most promising clinical trials, and the latest and best treatments.

In collaboration with Cedars-Sinai neurologists and neurosurgeons, Torrance Memorial’s team of neurology and neurosurgery experts will provide you with personalized brain tumor care close to home, including surgical and non-surgical treatment, rehabilitation, and follow-up care.

Multidisciplinary Care

Your multidisciplinary team will include neurologists, neurosurgeons, psychiatrists, social workers, and physical, occupational, behavioral, and speech therapists, who will work together to deliver leading-edge brain tumor treatment while caring for your unique physical, mental, and emotional well-being.

Your team will meet to discuss your condition and develop a treatment plan that addresses your needs. You will receive care at Torrance Memorial from our dedicated team of neurology and neurosurgery experts, eliminating your need to travel far from home to access leading-edge treatments and therapies.

Research and Clinical Trials

When you choose Torrance Memorial for brain tumor care, you will have access to the full spectrum of research and clinical trials available at Cedars-Sinai. Cedars-Sinai’s clinical trials and research are aimed at improving testing methods, treatments, quality of life, and recovery for people with a variety of neurological conditions.

Minimally Invasive Surgery

At Torrance Memorial Medical Center, our neurosurgeons use the latest minimally invasive surgical techniques whenever possible to remove brain tumors. Our neurosurgeons use the advanced technology that allows for the precise removal of your tumor with minimal damage to surrounding tissue.

Radiation and Radiosurgery

Torrance Memorial offers the latest radiation and radiosurgery treatments to precisely target and destroy brain tumor cells without damaging nearby healthy tissue. Our specialists use innovative radiation therapy protocols developed by Cedars-Sinai’s pioneering radiosurgery and radiation experts.

Chemotherapy, Targeted Therapy, and Immunotherapy

At Torrance Memorial, our specialists offer the latest chemotherapy protocols to attack and kill cancer cells. We also offer immunotherapy and targeted therapy treatments that stimulate your body’s immune system to identify and target cancer cells without damaging healthy cells.