cancer

My beautiful son, Garrett was diagnosed with Hodgkins Lymphoma on Decemember 26, 2009.........the day after Christmas and a month after he ran a 5k race. He was only 29 and was an athlete all his life. We were in Tennessee visiting for Thanksgiving and I could tell something was wrong, [...]
By GarrettsMom • April 15, 2013
Dr. Ronald Moy is an internationally known UCLA based dermatologist who has offices in multiple locations throughout Southern California. An expert in MOHS Surgeries, he has removed THREE basal call carcinomas (BCC) from my forehead. BCC is the slowest growing of all the cancers, yet it can be fatal. [...]
By Burt • March 23, 2013
In early December, 2011, I was diagnosed with a rare tumor on my carotid artery. I had lymph node involvement I was told and immediate medical attention was warranted. Before I could digest the news, I was also told that I needed a team of "specialty" Physicians for the best [...]
By Julie58 • February 17, 2013
On November 20th, I had a seizure in the early morning and was rushed by ambulance to the ER in San Diego where after a cat scan the doctor told us that I have a mass in my brain. Then an MRI confirmed the cat scan showed a 5cm mass [...]
By lovemel12 • January 14, 2013
AS MY HUSBAND'S CANCER PROGRESSED IT BECAME EVIDENT THAT HIS BEST HOPE WAS TO ENTER A CLINICAL TRIAL AND DR. RIBAS WAS THE DESIGNATED PHYSICIAN. HIS KIND, PATIENT FOCUSED MANNER AND TRUE DEDICATION TO HIS WORK GAVE US A FEELING OF SECURITY AND BEING IN THE BEST OF HANDS. [...]
By DORGER • January 12, 2013
When Gianna was 3 months old we noticed that one leg was longer and slightly fatter than the other. After a visit to the emergency and to her Pediatrician they confirmed it was Hemihypertrophy...which by itself is not dangerous but is associated with a type of cancer called Wilms Tumor. [...]
By atiana19 • January 12, 2013
In the summer of 2010, our daughter Grace became a cancer patient at the young age of 5. What a shock to us all that one minute she was swimming in a lake in Wisconsin and the next she was admitted into Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA. Grace was diagnosed with [...]
By Clare315 • January 11, 2013
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=CazwsqrmPEs   Edna Baradas was nearing the end of her pregnancy when she found a lump. She asked doctors to delay telling her the results of their tests, and it wasn’t until shortly after daughter Ella’s birth that Edna learned she had breast cancer. Receiving the news [...]
By Edna • October 9, 2012
Jennifer Marquez has survived not one but two bouts with cancer. Her first diagnosis and treatment for thyroid cancer went smoothly enough. It was the second diagnosis with a rare form of sarcoma that presented [...]
By uclahealth • October 1, 2012
Adam Schaffer is convinced his then six-year-old son, Hayden, saved his life. It was Thanksgiving weekend in 2005 and the Schaffers were visiting his parents near San Diego. The Friday after the feast, Schaffer and Hayden were wrestling around on the couch when the boy shot his father [...]
By uclahealth • November 1, 2011