Items Tagged ‘colonoscopy’

March 30th, 2017

Stage 4 colon cancer with liver metastasis

By paws10 paws10

Dr. Shahryar Ashouri is my oncologist. I absolutely adore him. He’s passionate, caring, personable and an all around good man. In 2013, I was diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer with liver metastasis. Dr. Ashouri never made me feel like I had no chance. He stood by my side then and he’s still standing by […]

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Tags: cancer care, colon cancer, colonoscopy, Doctors Day, Dr. Shahryar Ashouri, liver surgery, liver transplant, oncology, patient stories, thyroid, UCLA liver transplant team

Drs. Anne Lin and Arnold Chin gave me back my life

March 29th, 2017

Drs. Anne Lin and Arnold Chin gave me back my life

By whwriter whwriter

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 Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. Dr. Lin worked together with Dr. Arnold […]

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Tags: cancer, cancerous tumor, chemotherapy, colonoscopy, colorectal cancer, colorectal surgery, Doctors Day, Dr. Anne Lin, Dr. Arnold I. Chin, Dr. Christina Ha, Dr. Michael Rosove, patient stories

March 3rd, 2016

HypoGal, My Sheehan’s Syndrome Story

By hypogal hypogal

HypoGal Shares Information about Disability Insurance, Sheehan’s Syndrome and Relapsing Polychondritis (R.P.) HypoGal, My Story My Story; most of my life I have never considered what the words, “chronically ill” or “living with a disability” meant until I began HypoGal. I had related the words,” chronically ill” and “disability” to someone dying or becoming paralyzed. […]

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Tags: adrenal disease, adrenal insufficiency, asthma, chronic fatigue syndrome, colonoscopy, diabetes, disability insurance, diverticulitis, Dr. Larry Froch, Dr. Van Herle, endocrinology, endoscopy