Items Tagged ‘hematology’

Coping with Childhood Cancer

December 4, 2018

Coping with Childhood Cancer

By uclahealth uclahealth

It can be difficult to know what to do next when your child receives a cancer diagnosis. Gathering information and asking questions is usually the first step to feeling more confident and in control. These tips can help you cope. Information is key to helping kids with cancer Part of the information-gathering process may include […]

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Tags: childhood cancer, coping with cancer, hematology, oncology, pediatric cancer, UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, UCLA Mattel Children's Hospital


July 18, 2018

UCLA Oncology Pasadena Location

By AngieC angelacheng95

Everybody at this location is extremely helpful, from Rosy who took my information and scheduled an appointment with Dr. Eddie Hu, who is only there at this location on Thursday. I was referred by my family doctor to see an oncologist due to CT scan irregularities with enlarged mesenteric lymph nodes. Dr. Hu was professional, […]

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Tags: cancer, cancer care, hematology, oncology, Pasadena, patient stories, UCLA Hematology Oncology


March 28, 2017

Precision medical care from brilliant, caring experts

By paulb paulb

My UCLA Health hematologist Tina Wang, MD, is a brilliant scientist, zeroing in immediately on root causes with diagnostics and tests selected specifically to identify my problem(s). She proactively works with my other doctors to coordinate diagnosis and treatment that provides what amounts to integrated care, even though they are not in the same practice, […]

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Tags: cancer care, cancer treatment, Doctors Day, Dr. Tina Wang, hematology, oncology, patient stories, UCLA Health Hematology/Oncology


Blood-cancer research, patients focus of “Light The Night” walk

October 24, 2016

Blood-cancer research, patients focus of “Light The Night” walk

By Roxanne Moster rmoster

With invitations to so many worthy medical causes and events, it becomes a difficult decision to figure out how to devote your time and energy.  But a colleague who was diagnosed with a blood cancer gave me a laser focus on an upcoming event. Like my treasured co-worker, Jassmine Ahumada’s 7-year-old son, Rey, should be […]

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Tags: adult leukemia, American Society of Hematology, blood cancer, blood cells, bone marrow, cancer, cancer survivors, cancer treatment, chemotherapy, clinical trials, Dr. John Timmerman, engineered T cells


A Thank You Letter to UCLA on behalf of my Father

July 7, 2016

A Thank You Letter to UCLA on behalf of my Father

By patrickeck patrickeck

To the UCLA medical team who cared for my father in his final weeks of life: My father, Frank Eck, recently passed away on the 8th floor of your medical center, in the ICU. After a bravely combating a myriad of health issues for two-and-a-half weeks with profound determination to get better and head home, […]

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Tags: acute lymphoblastic leukemia, cancer, chemotherapy, child life specialist, Dr. Jacqueline Casillas, Dr. Stephen Feig, Dr. William Suh, featured, hematology, ICU, oncology, patient stories


July 7, 2016

Caring, Competence and Teamwork produced Good Results

By berniehamilton berniehamilton

Caring, Competence, Teamwork and Good Results My dermatologist told me the biopsy indicated that the growth located on my face between my left ear and eye was Melanoma. He referred me to Dr. Fritz Eilber at UCLA, whom I met the day after Christmas. He reviewed the specifics of my case and told me that […]

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Tags: cancer, dermatology, Dr. Fritz Eilber, Dr. Maie St. John, Dr. Vishad Nabili, geriatrics, hematology, melanoma, oncology, patient stories, reconstruction


Yonkouski volunteers to help others through difficult recoveries

May 24, 2016

Yonkouski volunteers to help others through difficult recoveries

By uclahealth uclahealth

Scott Yonkouski, Patient Liaison Volunteer, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center Scott Yonkouski was so appreciative of the brain-tumor care he received, that he signed up to be a volunteer in the same department he was treated. What sparked your interest in volunteer work at UCLA Health? In April of 2008, I underwent surgery at Ronald […]

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Tags: brain tumor, hematology, No One Dies Alone, No One Dies Alone program, Office of the Patient Experience, stem-cell transplant, volunteer


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