Herceptin

Decades of discoveries continue to improve patient prognoses

By Sandy Cohen • October 12, 2021

Dear Doctors: I’ve been diagnosed with breast cancer and really appreciate your recent columns on the subject. What can you tell me about Herceptin? My oncologist has suggested it for after chemotherapy is finished. What is it going to do?

Dear Readers: Herceptin is the brand name for a drug called [...]

By Ask the Doctors • November 16, 2020
https://youtu.be/aqwBBnBspwk

In the late 1960s, a group of scientists and volunteers at UCLA came together to develop a cancer center they hoped would become renowned for excellence in research, education and patient care. Today, UCLA Health’s Jonsson [...]

By uclahealth • November 13, 2019
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_vr4CZjBRnA Louise's Story - Surviving Cancer & Fulfilling Dreams Louise Cooper lives large. The 53-year-old cancer survivor has run a 135-mile race through Death Valley in July. As an adventure racer, she has rappelled down steep cliff faces, kayaked through dangerously swift river currents, crossed deserts atop a camel [...]
By uclahealth • November 3, 2008
It was the worst case of breast cancer one veteran UCLA oncologist had ever seen. The aggressive, rapidly-growing cancer engulfed Stephanie Grimes’ left breast and erupted through her skin. What started as a small, mosquito bite-like abrasion within days became an open wound. The diagnosis: breast cancer. [...]
By uclahealth • October 1, 2007