chemotherapy

I had a lump on the right side of my neck. My primary care physician made an appointment for me with an endocrinologist in Orange County. A biopsy was done and I was told that it was cancer and that it did not look good. We needed to move quickly. [...]
By CKFM • August 17, 2018
Cancer treatments often come with a trade-off: They beat back the disease, only to leave a host of side effects in its place. Some of those side effects [...]
By Tiare Dunlap • February 9, 2018
Monday morning I went to work and had a little pain on my abdomen and called my wife and said I’m gonna go to the doctor. She actually said it must be a big pain because I don’t really go to the doctor. I went home and went to the [...]
By Manny • February 2, 2018
Both cancer and cancer treatments can have unexpected side effects for patients. One of the surprising ones, for some patients, is that the taste of certain foods may begin to change. Altered taste is a "very common nutritional change” for those [...]
By Ryan Hatoum • October 9, 2017
The boat is the first thing kids notice when they [...]
By uclahealth • July 11, 2017
In early January 2017 I was diagnosed with a 12 cm tumor on my left adrenal gland and referred to Dr. Yeh and Dr. Livhits. One trip to UCLA resulted in an immediate surgery scheduled as well as [...]
By karen441 • April 24, 2017
Our journey started back in 2014 when David was 3 years old. We took him to Children's Orthopaedic in Los Angeles for pain on his left leg. He could not walk and he was in a lot of pain. This is where we meet Dr. Mauricio Silva. [...]
By David • April 3, 2017
I am thankful for the care from Dr. Amy Kusske and her team at UCLA Breast Center, Santa Monica. Dr. Kusske treated me 10 years ago and again in 2016. My chemo treatment was expertly managed by Dr. Parvin Peddi. I am cancer free [...]
By pat16 • March 31, 2017
In 2014, I was diagnosed with Stage 3 colorectal cancer and immediately began to research a surgeon at UCLA. I was really lucky to find Dr. Anne Lin, a compassionate and wonderful surgeon, who took me into the preparation of my surgery at [...]
By whwriter • March 29, 2017
I was diagnosed with Pancreatic cancer July 11, 2014. On August 11 I had the Whipple surgery. I endured nearly two years of chemo therapy. I am still alive and well and the cancer is in complete remission. Medical science, spiritual guidance, and Surgical skill extended my live.
By miracle man • January 25, 2017