Items Tagged ‘gynecologic oncology’

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


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


March 30, 2016

A Great Doctor

By browniblnd browniblnd

I would like to commend my UCLA doctor, Dr. Gottfried Konecny, as a terrific, caring, well educated and compassionate doctor that I have had the experience and pleasure of being assigned to his care. I started seeing Dr. Konecny as a referral back in 2011 and he has improved my life immeasurably. I had experienced […]

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Tags: chemotherapy, Doctors Day, Dr. Gottfriey Konecny, gynecologic oncology, hematology, oncology, patient stories, radiation