Items Tagged ‘colorectal surgery’

May 10, 2019

Kevork K.

By adinielli adinielli

We are very thankful and fortunate for Dr. Kazanjian In taking such good care of Michael and giving him his life back. Since the surgery he can eat again and has gained 29 lbs. Thank you !! By: Rebecca T.

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Tags: care compliment, colorectal surgery, UCLA Colorectal Surgery


From a Stage III colon cancer diagnosis to a cure, in a year

March 21, 2019

From a Stage III colon cancer diagnosis to a cure, in a year

By uclahealth uclahealth

Jim Frost, 57, is an avid hiker, who spends hours each week on local trails. He is also a real estate broker and appraiser; a husband and dog owner; and a cancer survivor, who was diagnosed with Stage III colorectal cancer last year after a routine screening. Before he was diagnosed with colon cancer, Frost […]

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Tags: colon cancer, colon cancer screening, colonoscopy, colorectal cancer, colorectal surgery, Dr. Anne Lin, Dr. Ara Kardashian, Dr. Philip Cohen, Dr. Sandy Liu, Encino, patient story, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center


March 30, 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 29, 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


Better pain relief speeds recovery after colorectal surgery

June 26, 2016

Better pain relief speeds recovery after colorectal surgery

By Phil Hampton Phil Hampton

As we’ve seen from the much-reported rise in abuse of prescription opioids, use of the painkillers can be fatal when not properly managed. But even under the careful supervision of a physician, opioid use can cause a less severe problem – opioid-induced constipation, leading to delays in a patient’s discharge after surgery. Now, UCLA physicians […]

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Tags: anesthesiology, bowel function, colorectal surgery, Dr. Aman Mahajan, Dr. Anne Lin, Dr. Maxime Cannesson, morphine, narcotics, opioid prescription, opioid-induced constipation, opioids, pain management


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

June 3, 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


UCLA team removes suspicious polyp with new alternative that keeps colon intact

May 4, 2014

UCLA team removes suspicious polyp with new alternative that keeps colon intact

By uclahealth uclahealth

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 – even though it wasn’t certain if the polyp was cancerous or not. Greenwald, age 58, who has no history […]

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Tags: Anne Lin MD, colorectal surgery, gastroenterology, Kevin Ghassemi MD, patient story, polyp, popyl removal, UCLA Colorectal Surgery