Items Tagged ‘Dr. Anne Lin’

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


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


March 30, 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 2, 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