Items Tagged ‘Dr. Noah Federman’

David's Journey: Ewing Sarcoma

April 3, 2017

David’s Journey: Ewing Sarcoma

By David David

Our journey started back in 2014 when David was 3 years old. We took him to Children’s Orthopaedic in Los Angeles for pain on his left leg. He could not walk and he was in a lot of pain. This is where we meet Dr. Mauricio Silva. He took X-rays and wanted more exams. David needed an […]

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Tags: bone cancer, chemotherapy, Doctors Day, Dr. Mauricio Silva, Dr. Nicholas M. Bernthal, Dr. Noah Federman, Ewing Sarcoma, osteomyelitis, patient stories, UCLA Mattel Children's Hospital


Teens and cancer: Providing the care and support they need

September 10, 2016

Teens and cancer: Providing the care and support they need

By uclahealth uclahealth

Those teenage years: Adolescents are no longer children, but they aren’t adults yet, either. Teenage cancer patients have unique physical and emotional needs – and sometimes, those needs remain unmet. When teens get cancer Cancer in teens and young adults is relatively rare – possibly leaving healthcare providers ill-equipped to provide the comprehensive, supportive, nuanced […]

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Tags: adolescent cancer, cancer, Dr. Jacqueline Casillas, Dr. Noah Federman, pediatric oncologist, teen cancer, UCLA Daltrey/Townshend Teen & Young Adult Cancer Program, UCLA Pediatric Bone and Soft Tissue Sarcoma Program, young adult cancer


Give, gather, fund. Giving circle supports science

June 13, 2016

Give, gather, fund. Giving circle supports science

By Amy Albin Amy Albin

Many physician-scientists have ideas for research that could lead to new treatments or cures for the patients they treat. But getting federal funding to support that research isn’t always easy. That’s why a “giving circle” at Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA has so much impact. It offers pediatric physician-scientists the opportunity to pitch their ideas, win […]

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Tags: bacteria, Dr. Elizabeth Marcus, Dr. Kalpashri Kesavan, Dr. Katherine Wesseling-Perry, Dr. Noah Federman, Dr. Sherin Devaskar, Ewing Sarcoma, heart health, kidney disease, Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA, medical research, neonatologist


January 11, 2013

Grace’s Journey

By Clare315 Clare315

In the summer of 2010, our daughter Grace became a cancer patient at the young age of 5. What a shock to us all that one minute she was swimming in a lake in Wisconsin and the next she was admitted into Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA. Grace was diagnosed with Ewings Sarcoma and began treatment […]

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Tags: cancer, Chase Child Life Program, Dr. Noah Federman, Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA, patient stories


November 1, 2011

Teen Battles Osteosarcoma and Seizes Bright Future

By uclahealth uclahealth

The doctors told Allie Newman that the pain in her right thigh was tendonitis, nothing to worry about. A little physical therapy and she’d be as good as new. Just one month later, in January, the 16-year-old avid skier and soccer player was diagnosed with an aggressive osteosarcoma in her right femur. Her dad, Bob […]

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Tags: cancer, Dr. Jeffrey Eckardt, Dr. Noah Federman, osteosarcoma, UCLA’s Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center