Items Tagged ‘colorectal cancer’

March 30th, 2017

Thank you Dr. Vatche Agopian

By luz1 luz1

Dr. Vatche Agopian is my favorite doctor because he gave me a chance to live longer. He performed an extraordinary surgery on me, more than what was expected. And he is not only a great doctor but he is an amazing human being. He always cheered me up when I was sad and he gave […]

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Tags: colorectal cancer, colorectal surgery, Doctors Day, Dr. Vatche Agopian, patient stories, surgery, UCLA Colorectal Cancer Treatment Program


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


Overcoming bad genes

August 8th, 2016

Overcoming bad genes

By uclahealth uclahealth

National Sons and Daughters Day on August 11 is a good excuse to celebrate all the things you love about your children, including those you’ve passed down to them: your crooked smile, your curly hair, your goofy sense of humor. But there are some genetic legacies ­– like a family history of diabetes, heart disease […]

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Tags: bad genes, BRCA genes, breast cancer, cancer, children, childrens health, cigarettes, colorectal cancer, diabetes, diet, DNA, environmental factors


Colorectal Cancer: Tommy Chong talks colorectal cancer, colostomy bags and the healing power of humor

June 3rd, 2016

Colorectal Cancer: Tommy Chong talks colorectal cancer, colostomy bags and the healing power of humor

By uclahealth uclahealth

Tommy Chong has had many identities in his decades-long career: comedian (he’s half of the Grammy Award-winning comedy duo Cheech & Chong), actor,

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Tags: cancer, colon cancer screening, colorectal cancer, colorectal surgery, colostomy bag, Dr. Kevork Kazanjian, featured, marijuana suppositories, National Cancer Survivorship Day, patient stories, prostate cancer, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center


March 30th, 2016

Dr.’s Saved My Dads Life!

By denisemezer denisemezer

My father was diagnosed with Stage 3 Colorectal Cancer on 6/18/15. It was the worst day of our lives. After doing some research, in record time, I contacted UCLA. They truly were amazing. First stop Dr. Anne Lin. She was very thorough and calm and took her time with us and explained everything in great […]

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Tags: colorectal cancer, Doctors Day, Dr. Anne Lin, Dr. Zev Wainberg, patient stories


May 2nd, 2014

CELS procedure – Robert’s Story

By uclahealth uclahealth

  UCLA Patient Avoids Major Surgery – UCLA Team Removes Suspicious Polyp with New Alternative that Keeps Colon Intact Robert Greenwald was told after a routine colonoscopy that he had a suspicious polyp that was a little bigger than a quarter in a hard-to-reach place that was going to require major surgery to remove – […]

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Tags: cancer, CELS, colorectal cancer, Dr. Anne Lin, Dr. Kevin Ghassemi, patient stories