Items Tagged ‘cancer research’

Raising Ovarian Cancer Awareness

October 30, 2019

Raising Ovarian Cancer Awareness

By uclahealth uclahealth

“I founded the Ovarian Cancer Circle to honor the memory of my daughter, Robin Babbini, who was diagnosed with ovarian cancer at 17,” recounts Paulinda Schimmel Babbini, who was honored by City Hall for the work she and the Ovarian Cancer Circle do, partnered with UCLA Health, to raise awareness about ovarian cancer. “She suffered […]

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Tags: cancer research, Dr. Sanaz Memarzadeh, featured, Ovarian Cancer, Ovarian Cancer Circle/Inspired by Robin Babbini


Support All Around

October 22, 2019

Support All Around

By uclahealth uclahealth

“I’ll be holding my lantern high and proud of everybody else there,” states Daisy Cazares, an administrative assistant in the department of medicine. Daisy is raising money for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Light the Night Walk. “I’ll be holding a red supporter lantern for all of those who are going through leukemia or for […]

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Tags: blood cancer, cancer research, community, featured, leukemia, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Light the Night Walk


Bringing Light to the Darkness

October 9, 2019

Bringing Light to the Darkness

By uclahealth uclahealth

“The Light the Night Walk raises funds for research and raises awareness to come together and support those who have lost someone to a blood cancer,” recounts Judy Reiter, an executive assistant for the UCLA Health Department of Medicine. “I’m passionate about raising funds for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society for multiple reasons. The first […]

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Tags: blood cancer, cancer, cancer diagnosis, cancer research, featured, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Light the Night Walk, LLS


March 27, 2018

Our sweet Jenny

By Margie62 Margie62

Thank you to our amazing daughter, Jenny, PhD (soon to be MD in June) for being such an awesome daughter & Doctor. She’s done cancer research to help others & soon to be a head & neck surgeon (ENT). She always puts others first & is so dedicated to her profession. Thank you, Jenny!!!

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Tags: cancer research, Doctors Day, ENT, head & neck surgeon, patient stories


Hope for a new treatment for ovarian cancer

May 8, 2017

Hope for a new treatment for ovarian cancer

By Tiare Dunlap Tiare Dunlap

On World Ovarian Cancer Day, celebrated this year on May 8, women fighting the disease have new reason to hope. This international awareness day was created to build solidarity among women with ovarian cancer. For decades, researchers have been trying to unravel the mystery of why up to 85 percent of women who undergo the standard treatment […]

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Tags: advanced ovarian cancer, aggressive cancer, cancer research, cancer treatment, Dr. Sanaz Memarzadeh, epithelial ovarian cancer, gynecologic cancer, gynecologic oncology, Ovarian Cancer, ovarian cancer research, UCLA Broad Stem Cell Research Center, women's health


Ovarian cancer: Mother fights to 'move forward' after loss of daughter

April 29, 2016

Ovarian cancer: Mother fights to ‘move forward’ after loss of daughter

By Kim Irwin Kim Irwin

It’s been five years since West Hollywood resident Paulinda Babbini lost her daughter, Robin, at age 20 to advanced ovarian cancer. She grieved, but she also decided to act to prevent another mother from experiencing the devastation she suffered. Babbini became a fundraiser for Dr. Sanaz Memarzadeh, whose G.O. Discovery lab is working on a […]

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Tags: advanced ovarian cancer, cancer, cancer research, chemotherapy, Dr. Sanaz Memarzadeh, G.O. Discovery, Ovarian Cancer, Ovarian Cancer Circle/Inspired by Robin Babbini, ovarian cancer research, ovarian tumor cells, total hysterectomy