The O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center brings the expertise of an interdisciplinary team to every patient we treat. That means your treatment plan is personalized for you and coordinated by our team of experts that specialize in glioblastoma. Here, you will benefit from the latest surgical techniques and radiation oncology treatments; access to clinical trials working to discover new, safe, and effective treatments; and targeted therapies backed by our precision medicine program. Find comfort and confidence in knowing your cancer care is comprehensive and cutting-edge.
The O’Neal Difference
Comprehensive Treatment Beyond Tumors
We treat medical and neurologic problems that many patients with brain tumors develop, including seizures, infections, and emotional problems.
National Brain Tumor Clinical Cooperative Group
One of two groups supported by the National Cancer Institute to study new, experimental treatments for patients with malignant brain tumors
Targeted Proton Therapy
Home to the first proton therapy facility in Alabama; proton therapy uses more precise dosages to attack tumors.
Image-guided Laser Surgery
Used for benign and malignant brain tumors, for safe and complete removal of tumor material without damaging normal brain tissue
Cancer Patient Navigators
Specialists help guide you through all aspects of your cancer journey.
Supportive Care and Survivorship programs
We help you through every stage of your treatment, caring for all aspects of your physical, emotional, and spiritual health.
UAB joins research network dedicated to improving treatments for brain tumors
UAB Medicine is a co-site for a $30 million National Institutes of Health grant to develop new or improved treatments for patients with glioblastoma, the most common and aggressive primary brain tumor in adults.
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Find a Clinical Trial
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Programs & Services
- Brain Tumors and Spinal Cord Cancer
- Primary CNS Lymphoma
- Pituitary Region Tumors
Treatments & Procedures
Your Team of Brain Tumor Experts
The O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center team believes that there’s a lot more to fighting cancer than just getting rid of cancer cells through treatment. We believe that comprehensive, holistic cancer care includes other aspects of your life that may have an impact on your overall well-being. After all, cancer changes everything. At UAB, you have a personalized team to support you.