Items Tagged ‘cancer’

UCLA Patients Need Blood Donations

March 23, 2020

UCLA Patients Need Blood Donations

By Elaine Schmidt Elaine Schmidt

Covid-19 Causing Critical Shortage of Blood Donors

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Tags: blood donation, blood donor, blood transfusions, cancer, coronavirus, featured, trauma


Cancer and COVID-19: What You Should Know

March 13, 2020

Cancer and COVID-19: What You Should Know

By Denise Heady Denise Heady

Useful Information about Covid-19 for Cancer Patients

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Tags: bone marrow, cancer, coronavirus, featured, transplant


Patient Perspective on Polyps

March 9, 2020

Patient Perspective on Polyps

By uclahealth uclahealth

Colonoscopies Prove Beneficial for Patients

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Tags: cancer, cancer free, colonoscopy, featured


Jim James: Clinical trial at UCLA gives hope to patient with metastatic melanoma

February 28, 2020

Jim James: Clinical trial at UCLA gives hope to patient with metastatic melanoma

By Denise Heady Denise Heady

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 […]

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Tags: cancer, cancer free, cancer survivor, cancer treatment, Dr. Antoni Ribas, featured, immunology, melanoma, UCLA Health


Taking the Fight Against Cancer to National TV

February 25, 2020

Taking the Fight Against Cancer to National TV

By uclahealth uclahealth

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

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Tags: breast cancer, breast cancer researcher, cancer, cancer treatment, Dr. Dennis Slamon, UCLA’s Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center


Surgery Recovery With Less Drugs

February 4, 2020

Surgery Recovery With Less Drugs

By Shula Shula

Hello.This is in regards to how much better I felt in the days following my recent surgery with Dr. Festekjian and his crew on at the Ronald Reagan Medical Center. I felt so different that I felt the need to share it. I have had 5 major surgeries since July under general anesthesia and a […]

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Tags: breast cancer, cancer, Dr. Jaco Festekjian, Dr. Nirav Kamdar, featured, patient stories


February 4, 2020

Dr. Zanocco and Dr. Famini

By HR HR

This has been a very difficult time in my life. It was a shock to discover that I had cancer. Doctors; Zanocco, Famini, and Moriarty were instrumental in not only curing my cancer, they helped to ease my pain, and fears through their authentic connection to me as a human being.Dr. Famini skillfully diagnosed my […]

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Tags: cancer, Dr. Kyle Zanocco, Dr. Moriarty, Dr. Pouyan Famini, patient stories


'Where Are The Reindeer?'

January 3, 2020

‘Where Are The Reindeer?’

By uclahealth uclahealth

“Where are Santa’s reindeer?” wonders eight-year-old Arturo Hernandez. Santa Claus and the Santa Monica Fire Department visited patients at UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital in Santa Monica. Ignicia Varela, Arturo’s mother, reveals Santa’s answer, “They are on the roof. Santa arrives in a helicopter.” She continues, “We’ve been here for more than a year. Arturo has […]

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Tags: cancer, featured, Santa Monica Fire Department, sarcoma, UCLA Mattel Children's Hospital, UCLA Medical Center Santa Monica


Took My Care to Another Level

October 24, 2019

Took My Care to Another Level

By uclahealth uclahealth

“I went in for my annual mammogram, and they saw a calcification,” recalls Marjan Shokri, who was diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer. She chose the UCLA Breast Center, Santa Monica for treatment. “I had two biopsies because the MRI showed one more calcium deposit closer to my nipple. The options were to keep going into […]

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Tags: breast cancer, breast cancer screening, breast health, cancer, cancer screening, Dr. Amy Kusske, featured, lumpectomy, mastectomy, UCLA Breast Center Santa Monica


Lighting the Night in Remembrance

October 23, 2019

Lighting the Night in Remembrance

By uclahealth uclahealth

“My mom passed away from lymphoma cancer four years ago,” reveals Hilda Zamora, a purchasing coordinator in the department of medicine. “I wanted to give back after her passing, and now that I’m getting over a little of the grief, raising money for the Light the Night Walk seems meant to be. It feels like […]

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