Items Tagged ‘Dr. Sanaz Memarzadeh’

Five facts about ovarian cancer to share with friends, family

August 31, 2018

Five facts about ovarian cancer to share with friends, family

By Denise Heady deniseheady

A better way of diagnosing and treating ovarian cancer is on the horizon. Dr. Sanaz Memarzadeh, a UCLA professor in obstetrics and gynecology and member of the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, is convinced of it. She and her colleagues are focused on  discovering why epithelial ovarian cancer, one of the most common and aggressive […]

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Tags: Dr. Sanaz Memarzadeh, Ovarian Cancer, ovarian cancer awareness month, stem cell research, ucla cancer center


Hope for a new treatment for ovarian cancer

May 8, 2017

Hope for a new treatment for ovarian cancer

By Tiare Dunlap tdunlap

On World Ovarian Cancer Day, celebrated this year on May 8, women fighting the disease have new reason to hope. This international awareness day was created to build solidarity among women with ovarian cancer. For decades, researchers have been trying to unravel the mystery of why up to 85 percent of women who undergo the standard treatment […]

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Tags: advanced ovarian cancer, aggressive cancer, cancer research, cancer treatment, Dr. Sanaz Memarzadeh, epithelial ovarian cancer, gynecologic cancer, gynecologic oncology, Ovarian Cancer, ovarian cancer research, UCLA Broad Stem Cell Research Center, women's health


UCLA doctor’s perspective: gynecologic cancer awareness month

September 19, 2016

UCLA doctor’s perspective: gynecologic cancer awareness month

By Reggie Kumar reggiekumar

Written by: Dr. Sanaz Memarzadeh Listen to your body and make time for your routine gynecologic exams In my practice as a gynecologic cancer surgeon over the last 13 years I have seen that women often forget to take care of themselves. They are busy being mothers, daughters, wives and career women but in many […]

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Tags: advanced ovarian cancer, BRCA1, BRCA2, breast, carboplatin chemotherapy, cervical cancer, colon cancer, Dr. Sanaz Memarzadeh, endometrial cancer, gynecologic cancer, gynecologic oncology, HPV


Professor, Doctor Sanaz Memarzadeh, M.D., Ph.D. saved our mother’s life!

August 29, 2016

Professor, Doctor Sanaz Memarzadeh, M.D., Ph.D. saved our mother’s life!

By ybukh ybukh

Professor, Doctor Sanaz Memarzadeh, M.D., Ph.D. saved our mother’s life! It all started from my mom’s bleeding and our immediate visit to the nearest Hospital Emergency Room, almost 3 years ago. We came to see Doctor Memarzadeh, seeking urgent critical second opinion almost 3 years ago. Prior to this meeting, we had contacted two same […]

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Tags: cancer, cancerous uterus, chemotherapy, Dr. Sanaz Memarzadeh, gynecologist, gynecology oncology, patient stories, radiation


Ovarian cancer: Mother fights to 'move forward' after loss of daughter

April 29, 2016

Ovarian cancer: Mother fights to ‘move forward’ after loss of daughter

By Kim Irwin kimirwin

It’s been five years since West Hollywood resident Paulinda Babbini lost her daughter, Robin, at age 20 to advanced ovarian cancer. She grieved, but she also decided to act to prevent another mother from experiencing the devastation she suffered. Babbini became a fundraiser for Dr. Sanaz Memarzadeh, whose G.O. Discovery lab is working on a […]

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Tags: advanced ovarian cancer, cancer, cancer research, chemotherapy, Dr. Sanaz Memarzadeh, G.O. Discovery, Ovarian Cancer, Ovarian Cancer Circle/Inspired by Robin Babbini, ovarian cancer research, ovarian tumor cells, total hysterectomy


Moving closer to better options for ovarian cancer patients

April 26, 2016

Moving closer to better options for ovarian cancer patients

By Kim Irwin kimirwin

https://youtu.be/Zza5PugWgzE   Ovarian cancer patients need better treatment options. Finding those options has become the life work of UCLA gynecologic surgeon Dr. Sanaz Memarzadeh. With support from the UCLA Broad Stem Cell Research Center, Memarzdeh is moving ever closer to a clinical trial for a combination therapy that she believes will give hope to women […]

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Tags: cancer, chemotherapy, Dr. Sanaz Memarzadeh, epithelial ovarian cancer, media, Ovarian Cancer, UCLA Broad Stem Cell Research Center