Items Tagged ‘metastatic breast cancer’

November 13, 2019

UCLA Health continues to transform cancer care

By uclahealth uclahealth

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 Comprehensive Cancer Center (JCCC) has established an international reputation for providing the best in leading-edge and traditional cancer treatments […]

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Tags: advanced lung cancer, breast cancer, CAR T cell therapy, Dr. Antoni Ribas, Dr. Arie Bellgedrun, Dr. Dennis Slamon, Dr. Edward Garon, Dr. Richard Finn, Dr. Sara Hurvitz, HER2-positive, HER2+, Herceptin

August 16, 2018


By Ruth7194 Ruth7194

I came to Los Angeles to visit my son and his wife for two weeks on March 9th. I was ill with breast cancer, but had no idea how sick I was. As I became more ill, I was taken to the ER at UCLA Reagan Medical Center. There I was diagnosed again with metastatic […]

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Tags: breast cancer, Dr. Aashini Masters, metastatic breast cancer, oncologist, patient stories, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

September 30, 2016

The Power of Communication

By jduffy2030 jduffy2030

The Power of Communication My mother was very worried about me. Although I had been receiving excellent care for my cancer and was in the process of recovering from chemotherapy, my mother needed to hear my voice every day. I realized that she was not the only family member, let alone friend or colleague, who […]

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Tags: cancer, communication, metastatic breast cancer, metastatic breast cancer group, patient stories