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
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.
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.
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
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.