Items Tagged ‘Dr. Sanaz Memarzadeh’

September is Ovarian Cancer	Awareness Month

September 27, 2019

September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

By uclahealth uclahealth

“Here in Los Angeles, for the third year in a row, we are declaring September Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month,” proclaims Paul Koretz, councilmember for the 5th district city of Los Angeles.” “More than 22,000 women are diagnosed each year, with a 50% mortality rate. Part of this high mortality rate is that attention usually comes […]

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Tags: Councilmember Paul Koretz, Dr, Dr. Sanaz Memarzadeh, gynecologic oncology, Ovarian Cancer, UCLA gynecologic oncology


Hope For You

September 27, 2019

Hope For You

By uclahealth uclahealth

“I really appreciate that City Hall is continuing their support for ovarian cancer awareness,” effuses 46-year-old Flower Miller, who was honored by the city of Los Angeles for her strength, determination, and awareness efforts. Flower was diagnosed with stage 3 ovarian cancer in April of 2014. “When I met Dr. Sanaz Memarzadeh, I told her […]

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Tags: Dr. Sanaz Memarzadeh, featured, genetic testing, gynecologic oncology, Ovarian Cancer, UCLA gynecologic oncology


September 26, 2019

Seeing Patients Through Their Ovarian Cancer Journey

By uclahealth uclahealth

“It’s incredible to see the city of Los Angeles recognize ovarian cancer and bring awareness to this,” says Dr. Sanaz Memarzadeh, MD/PhD, director of the Gynecology Oncology Discovery Laboratory at UCLA Health. “Ovarian cancer awareness is a cause that’s very near and dear to my heart. It’s something that my team and I treat in […]

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Tags: Dr. Sanaz Memarzadeh, featured, genetics, gynecological oncology, Ovarian Cancer, UCLA gynecologic oncology


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 Denise Heady

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 Tiare Dunlap

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 Reggie Kumar

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 Kim Irwin

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 Kim Irwin

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