Items Tagged ‘Dr. Dennis Slamon’

Taking the Fight Against Cancer to National TV

February 25, 2020

Taking the Fight Against Cancer to National TV

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Dennis Slamon, MD and Lilly Tartikoff take their fight against cancer to NBC’s The Kelly Clarkson Show

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Tags: breast cancer, breast cancer researcher, cancer, cancer treatment, Dr. Dennis Slamon, UCLA’s Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center


November 13, 2019

UCLA Health Continues to Transform Cancer Care

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In the late 1960s, a group of scientists and volunteers at UCLA came together to develop a cancer center they hoped would become renowned for excellence in research, education and patient care. Today, UCLA Health’s Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center has established an international reputation for providing the best in leading-edge and traditional cancer treatments and […]

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Tags: advanced lung cancer, breast cancer, CAR T cell therapy, Dr. Antoni Ribas, Dr. Arie Bellgedrun, Dr. Dennis Slamon, Dr. Edward Garon, Dr. Richard Finn, Dr. Sara Hurvitz, HER2-positive, HER2+, Herceptin


October 1, 2011

Fighting Breast Cancer on Two Fronts

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Noreen Fraser is fighting cancer on two fronts. For more than 10 years, her body has battled metastatic breast cancer that has spread to her bones and liver. Through her foundation, the Noreen Fraser Foundation, she raises money to fund research to discover more effective and less toxic treatments for women’s cancers. When she was […]

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Tags: breast cancer, cancer, Dr. Dennis Slamon, Dr. John Glaspy, UCLA’s Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center


November 3, 2008

Herceptin Treatment for Breast Cancer – Louise’s Story

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Louise’s Story – Surviving Cancer & Fulfilling Dreams Louise Cooper lives large. The 53-year-old cancer survivor has run a 135-mile race through Death Valley in July. As an adventure racer, she has rappelled down steep cliff faces, kayaked through dangerously swift river currents, crossed deserts atop a camel and traversed gaping glacial crevasses. She has […]

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Tags: breast cancer, cancer, Dr. Dennis Slamon, Herceptin, UCLA Breast Center


October 1, 2007

Standing Up to Deadliest Type of Breast Cancer

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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. Grimes also tested positive for the HER-2/neu mutation, […]

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Tags: Avastin, breast cancer, cancer, chemotherapy, Dr. Dennis Slamon, Herceptin, UCLA’s Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center