cancer

Sure, you can hate someone’s guts, but maybe you should go easy on what’s in those guts –microbes that could slow, or even help prevent, the progress of some types of cancer. In a study recently published in PLoS One,  [...]
By Enrique Rivero • May 30, 2016
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 [...]
By Kim Irwin • April 29, 2016
https://youtu.be/Zza5PugWgzE   Ovarian cancer patients need better treatment options. Finding those options has become the life work of UCLA gynecologic surgeon Dr. Sanaz Memarzadeh. With support from the UCLA Broad Stem Cell Research Center, [...]
By Kim Irwin • April 26, 2016
Colored coronal magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan through the head of a 48-year-old male patient with a glioblastoma (red), with surrounding oedema (fluid) that is compressing the left ventricle (at right). A glioblastoma is a particularly malignant brain cancer that arises from the supporting glial cells in [...]
By uclahealth • April 26, 2016
I initially came to UCLA to get a second opinion at the Frank Clark Urology Center for the cancer treatment I had been receiving. The doctor I was assigned to was Dr. Arnold I. Chin, who reviewed my records and noted that everything that was done up to [...]
By betharu123 • March 30, 2016
I'd like to thank my radiation oncologist, Dr. Tania Kaprealian, for being an exceptional physician. I feel she genuinely cares about me and my well being. I'm so grateful to have her as my UCLA Doctor.
By erinarnold • March 30, 2016
What makes Dr. Feazell amazing is that he always tries to help. After a total thyroidectomy at age thirteen due to thyroid cancer, I was having trouble breathing. Instead of saying it wasn't his problem like my surgeon and specialist did, Dr. Feazell made sure I immediately came [...]
By laurens • March 29, 2016
What makes my doctor, Dr. Sharon Kaminker, amazing is that she never gives up on her patients. She has advocated for me in so many different ways, from complaining about a bad experience I had with a specialist who was treating me for thyroid cancer to making [...]
By laurens • March 29, 2016
Since 1989, I've been a patient of Pamela Miner, I was 18 I just know if it wasn't for her I wouldn't be living today.. She, have assisted me in 3 open heart surgeries, I'm 44 years old today we have grown older together at UCLA. &, [...]
By michaelquantez • March 29, 2016

I have melanoma, stage 4. It’s in the liver, lungs, and brain,” says Laura Mayes, 40-year-old wife and mother.

By uclahealth • January 25, 2016