oncology

How to detect early signs

By uclahealth • April 22, 2021

Connor Joe’s cancer was discovered in 2020, as he was undergoing a physical while in Spring Training with the Los Angeles Dodgers

By Denise Heady • April 15, 2021

Laurie Adami participated in the trial for the immunotherapy treatment, which received FDA approval March 5

By uclahealth • March 5, 2021

Find out if you’re a candidate for cervical, colorectal, breast, lung or prostate cancer tests

By uclahealth • November 25, 2020

Matthew Getic recalls how the "bag of magic" saved him

By Denise Heady • September 29, 2020

Sydney Siegel creates a program with a "ripple" effect for cancer patients

By Denise Heady • August 4, 2020

Two hematology and oncology nurses from Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center traveled to Capitol Hill this summer to advocate for several bills intended to improve health care services for people with cancer. Michelle Santizo, RN, PHN, [...]

By uclahealth • December 3, 2019

“We look at alternatives to cancer-y things,” says Kristine Knudsen. “People don’t want to have to wear something that is ‘good enough.’ Our head coverings are the perfect example of a range of prices and solutions. We have hats designed for surfers, yoga community head coverings, custom turbans designed by [...]

By uclahealth • July 13, 2019

To celebrate her last day of chemotherapy, cancer patient Robin Reader got a special visit from Blue Moon, a mini-horse who is part of the UCLA Health People-Animal Connection program. 

Robin, who had a rare form of cancer, was diagnosed when she was 26 weeks pregnant. As a result, oncologists [...]

By uclahealth • April 12, 2019
“Twenty years ago my wife had cancer and was treated here. I decided at some point I would come back and be of assistance to the patients,” says Peter Berman, a volunteer for the past four years at the UCLA Health Boyer Oncology Center. “I saw a lot of [...]
By uclahealth • April 12, 2019