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Dear Doctors: My daughter is overdue for her second shot of the HPV vaccine, but I’m hesitant due to the pandemic because I want her immunity to be strong right now. Are you recommending people get this vaccine during COVID?

Dear Reader: The short answer is yes, we strongly encourage everyone [...]

By Ask the Doctors • November 30, 2020

Find out if you’re a candidate for cervical, colorectal, breast, lung or prostate cancer tests

By uclahealth • November 25, 2020

Lowering the age of testing could result in 11,000 deaths averted over 5 years

By Sandy Cohen • November 16, 2020

Trebek hosted the game show 'Jeopardy' for more than 3 decades

By Sandy Cohen • November 8, 2020

The diversity champion often cares for transplant patients with skin cancers

By Sandy Cohen • November 5, 2020

Secondhand smoke is smoke inhaled when someone nearby lights up. The health risks associated with secondhand cigarette smoke, such as lung disease and cancer, are well understood. But does exposure to secondhand marijuana (cannabis) smoke cause similar concerns?

Health effects of secondhand cannabis smoke

Because of marijuana’s illegal status at the [...]

By uclahealth • October 29, 2020

Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer. Every week over 1,000 Americans die from it. Currently, one in ten people diagnosed with colorectal cancer is under age 50.

According to digestive diseases specialist Lynn Connolly, MD, colon cancer has been on the rise in people under age 50 [...]

By uclahealth • October 29, 2020

Though the prevalence of cases has climbed in the past decade, long-term prognosis is good, says UCLA Head and Neck Surgery Chair

By uclahealth • October 16, 2020

This glossary will help you decode the confusing medical terminology

By uclahealth • October 14, 2020

Cancer experts forecast health decline due to a drop in screening numbers

By uclahealth • October 1, 2020