chemotherapy

In 2000', I was diagnosed with a 20 centimeter sarcoma in my right thigh. I went through 6 months of high dose chemotherapy, 8 rounds of radiation and major surgery to remove the mass. I had to learn to walk again and I did. In 2015, I was diagnosed with [...]
By Cori Colbert • June 6, 2016
Even during my summer of chemotherapy for M1b testicular cancer (I was in denial for six months as it kept growing rapidly), experiencing a myriad of nuclear imaging because of an unknown mass in my liver, and couple of surgeries I had because of my cancer, the very unpleasant times [...]
By Goober • June 6, 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
I would like to commend my UCLA doctor, Dr. Gottfried Konecny, as a terrific, caring, well educated and compassionate doctor that I have had the experience and pleasure of being assigned to his care. I started seeing Dr. Konecny as a referral back in 2011 and he has [...]
By browniblnd • March 30, 2016
Secret Weapon: Dad. When 20‐year-old Alec Kupelian went to the ER at UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica one Saturday, he never expected cancer was the reason a pulled groin muscle hadn’t healed. “On Sunday, I had an MRI. On Monday, I had a biopsy. On Tuesday, I had my port [...]
By uclahealth • June 30, 2015
It was the worst case of breast cancer one veteran UCLA oncologist had ever seen. The aggressive, rapidly-growing cancer engulfed Stephanie Grimes’ left breast and erupted through her skin. What started as a small, mosquito bite-like abrasion within days became an open wound. The diagnosis: breast cancer. [...]
By uclahealth • October 1, 2007