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Inflammatory breast cancer (IBC) is a lesser-known disease that accounts for 1% to 5% of breast cancer diagnoses, and 10% of breast cancer deaths in the U.S. It gets its name because of the red, swollen look the breast develops, despite no injury or infection.

What is inflammatory breast cancer?

IBC [...]

By uclahealth • October 19, 2020

This glossary will help you decode the confusing medical terminology

By uclahealth • October 14, 2020

How Petur Leosson went the distance for a life-saving procedure

By uclahealth • September 30, 2020

Matthew Getic recalls how the "bag of magic" saved him

By Denise Heady • September 29, 2020

Sydney Siegel creates a program with a "ripple" effect for cancer patients

By Denise Heady • August 4, 2020

Jim James, an engineer, husband, and father of two teenagers, has always been a “look on the brightside” kind of guy.

So it was no surprise when he was diagnosed with advanced melanoma in 2018 that he remained positive and grateful to everyone who crossed his path.

“There really wasn’t ever a moment that I wasn’t staying [...]

By Denise Heady • February 28, 2020

At 29 years old, Jessica Krouner was diagnosed with stage 2 breast cancer.  She is happy to be cancer free after a year of intense treatment including 6 rounds of chemotherapy and 6 weeks of daily radiation. Having completed her undergraduate degree, law degree, and now treatment at UCLA, she’s proud [...]

By uclahealth • May 15, 2019
Kenny Thomas is a one of our long-standing Dribble heroes! For someone so young, he has been a spokesperson for UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital and a vocal one at that! As a National Ambassador for Hyundai Hope On [...]
By uclahealth • October 15, 2018
My doctor noted something and did an ultrasound which led to a discovery of nodules. Dr. Nazemi on La Cienega did biopsies and found a cyst, a calcified nodule and one that was cancerous. I got a referral to a doctor at Cedars and one at UCLA. I chose
By Hope • September 28, 2017
You never want to receive a diagnosis of cancer. Like, EVER! It is a terrifying word that can bring your whole universe crashing to a sudden halt. When I received my thyroid cancer diagnosis, I was in the middle of planning a European trip for a bus load of teenagers. [...]
By michelleco76 • June 3, 2017