oncology

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
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 [...]
By uclahealth • December 4, 2018
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 [...]
By AngieC • July 18, 2018

Last year in March, I received a call from the school nurse. Saying "C" is alright but I wanted to call because today in class he said he blacked out, didn't know what was going on.

By uclahealth • November 29, 2017
It is horrifying to find out you have cancer. But it is a good thing that thyroid cancer can be cured. Since the beginning, Dr. Yeh has been supportive, open, positive and forthcoming with information, The staff here is excellent. Jennifer is [...]
By marialafitte • July 28, 2017
Dr. Shahryar Ashouri is my oncologist. I absolutely adore him. He's passionate, caring, personable and an all around good man. In 2013, I was diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer with liver metastasis. Dr. Ashouri never made me feel like I had no chance. He stood by my [...]
By paws10 • March 30, 2017