Items Tagged ‘head and neck cancer’

A New Hope

June 22, 2018

A New Hope

By BobM BobM

Before coming to UCLA, I was diagnosed with advanced stage cancer of the base of tongue with lymph node involvement. I was treated with chemo and radiation locally in the Palm Desert area. The initial post treatment PET scan showed residual/persistent cancer in the tongue and a lymph node. I was told to seek a […]

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Tags: advanced stage cancer, chemo, Dr. Maie St. John, featured, head and neck cancer, hospice, lymph node, patient stories, PET scan, radiation, reconstructive surgeon, surgery


February 22, 2017


By john12 john12

My story begins with other physicians advising me that the UCLA Head & Neck Surgery Department was the only place to receive comprehensive treatment for my head and neck related invasive skin cancer. Following that advice, I began a journey with the UCLA Medical Center that not only included the Head and Neck Surgery Department, […]

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Tags: cancer, cancer treatment, compassionate care, Dr. Maie St. John, head and neck cancer, head and neck surgery, maxillofacial prosthetics, patient stories, skin cancer, UCLA Head and Neck Surgery Department