The hard work of our doctors at Pacific Neuroscience Institute doesn’t go unnoticed. See who was featured in Castle Connolly’s 2019 Top Doctors list.
The Pacific Brain Tumor Center is recruiting patients with chordoma, a rare cancer of the skull and spine for a groundbreaking clinical trial. The Brain Tumor Center is affiliated with Pacific Neuroscience Institute and Providence Saint John’s Health Center.
With heavy hearts, musicians and fans all over the world mourn the loss of Neil Peart, who died of brain cancer on January 7, 2020.
Find out about Pacific Neuroscience Institute’s leading edge clinical trials for Lewy Bodies dementia, Cushing’s disease, Alzheimer’s, brain tumor and more.
The Pacific Neuroscience Institute is pleased to announce the newest neuro-oncologist at the Pacific Brain Tumor Center, Naveed Wagle, MD. Find out more.
Dr. Daniel Kelly Presents Strategies for Maximizing Tumor Removal and Gland Preservation for Pituitary Adenomas and Rathke’s Cleft Cysts. Find out more.
Pacific Rim Master Class in Endoscopic Endonasal and Keyhole Surgery was held at Pacific Neuroscience Institute.The course video playlist is now available.
Pacific Neuroscience Institute is very pleased to announce an expansion of its clinical space associated with Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance. The new state-of-the-art clinics for brain, pituitary, movement and spine conditions are located at 5215 Torrance Blvd., Suite 300. Find out more.
Central nervous system (CNS) malignancies are a highly heterogeneous group of cancers characterized by an extensive spectrum of disease. Ensuring that the patient with a CNS tumor is introduced to palliative care at the time of diagnosis is where the neuro-oncology nurse navigator can have a substantial impact. Read more in this great article featuring Advanced Practice Registered Nurse and Director of Center for Quality Outcomes & Research, Marlon Saria, PhD, RN.
Keyhole surgery is the concept of safely removing brain, skull base and pituitary tumors through smaller, more precise openings that minimize collateral damage to surrounding scalp, brain, blood vessels and nerves. A majority of these tumors can now be removed via one of the several keyhole approaches available nowadays, using a small craniotomy (bony skull opening) or an approach through the nostrils. These approaches are technically demanding, require specialized instrumentation, significant surgical expertise and are not appropriate for all tumors. Find out more.