Items Tagged ‘radiation oncologist’

Radiation is Our Tool

November 16, 2016

Radiation is Our Tool

By uclahealth uclahealth

I think very few people understand what a radiation oncologist does,” says Dr. Percy Lee, an Associate Professor and Vice Chair of Education for the Department of Radiation Oncology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, and current Clinical Director of the Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy program. “We’re not radiologists, we use imaging […]

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Tags: cancer, Dr. Percy Lee, MRI scan, radiation, radiation oncologist, radiation oncology, SBRT, stereotactic body radiation therapy, stereotactic body radiation therapy program, ViewRay, ViewRay system


It started with my annual mammogram

October 26, 2016

It started with my annual mammogram

By radinbrosrealty radinbrosrealty

At the age of 50, just after sending the youngest of my 3 beautiful daughters off to live in Israel for a year, I went for my annual mammogram. I received a phone call on a Friday afternoon explaining that I needed to come back for some additional images. The follow up was scheduled for […]

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Tags: bilateral mastectomy, bone scans, BRCA 1, BRCA 1 gene, BRCA 2, BRCA 2 gene, breast cancer, breast cancer researcher, breast reconstruction, breast reconstruction after mastectomy, breast reduction, cancer


March 30, 2016

I’m grateful for Dr. Tania Kaprealean

By erinarnold erinarnold

I’d like to thank my radiation oncologist, Dr. Tania Kaprealian, for being an exceptional physician. I feel she genuinely cares about me and my well being. I’m so grateful to have her as my UCLA Doctor.

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Tags: cancer, Doctors Day, Dr. Tania Kaprealian, patient stories, radiation oncologist, radiation oncology


Secret Weapon: Dad

June 30, 2015

Secret Weapon: Dad

By uclahealth uclahealth

Secret Weapon: Dad. When 20‐year-old Alec Kupelian went to the ER at UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica one Saturday, he never expected cancer was the reason a pulled groin muscle hadn’t healed. “On Sunday, I had an MRI. On Monday, I had a biopsy. On Tuesday, I had my port implanted. And on Wednesday, I […]

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Tags: cancer, chemotherapy, children's cancer, Ewing Sarcoma, featured, patient stories, pediatric cancer, radiation oncologist, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, UCLA Medical Center