sarcoma

“Where are Santa’s reindeer?” wonders eight-year-old Arturo Hernandez. Santa Claus and the Santa Monica Fire Department visited patients at UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital in By uclahealth • January 3, 2020

In 2000', I was diagnosed with a 20 centimeter sarcoma in my right thigh. I went through 6 months of high dose chemotherapy, 8 rounds of radiation and major surgery to remove the mass. I had to learn to walk again and I did. In 2015, I was diagnosed with [...]
By Cori Colbert • June 6, 2016
In 2015 my husband was diagnosed with radiation induced sarcoma. The tumor was in an area that would require massive reconstruction of his face/jaw. Needless to say, we were very scared but not having the surgery was not an option. We were referred to UCLA for treatment. We met
By rappvio • April 27, 2016
I had a radical resection of an 11cm mixoidliposarcoma on the outside of my left hip followed by 6 weeks of radiation in October 2007. 8 years later, on October 25, 2015 I got a hole in one at my local golf course ! If I had allowed my initial [...]
By tblumpt • December 15, 2015
Jennifer Marquez has survived not one but two bouts with cancer. Her first diagnosis and treatment for thyroid cancer went smoothly enough. It was the second diagnosis with a rare form of sarcoma that presented [...]
By uclahealth • October 1, 2012