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Dear Doctors: We heard a story on the news that bee venom can cure breast cancer. Is that really true? How does stuff like that even get researched?

Dear Reader: It’s true that recent research has shown that an active component found in the venom from honeybees is toxic to certain [...]

By Ask the Doctors • October 19, 2020

This glossary will help you decode the confusing medical terminology

By uclahealth • October 14, 2020

Torres, a Dodgers superfan, got a boost from virtual clubhouse visit with star Clayton Kershaw.

By Sandy Cohen • September 18, 2020

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

By Denise Heady • August 4, 2020

Dr. Thaker Dishes on Colon Cancer

By uclahealth • March 9, 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

Dennis Slamon, MD and Lilly Tartikoff take their fight against cancer to NBC’s The Kelly Clarkson Show

By uclahealth • February 25, 2020

“They told me the cancer had spread to my bones and I was given an 18-month prognosis,” reveals Nancy Radin, who found out her breast cancer had metastasized in her late 40s. “I decided to go elsewhere for a diagnosis and came to UCLA Health. I credit the doctors here [...]

By uclahealth • October 23, 2019
Adolescents or young adults who receive a cancer diagnosis are focused on how to begin treatment quickly. For many of these individuals, childbearing is far enough in the future that they don’t think about whether cancer treatment could affect becoming [...]
By uclahealth • December 11, 2018
The crowd at Dodger Stadium on a recent night received a reminder (and a reassurance) of something many prefer not to think about: prostate cancer. UCLA [...]
By Ryan Hatoum • September 21, 2018