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

By Denise Heady • September 29, 2020
When Piyush Ved and his wife, Swati, [...]
By Amy Albin • November 5, 2018
By Amy Albin Kathryn Naftzger, 21, still remembers the shock of being diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia in April 2016. Over the course of her treatment she experienced good days, bad days and others that fell somewhere in between. She suffered fainting spells, fevers, pancreatitis, swollen [...]
By uclahealth • October 12, 2017
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZE23V3N6VkI Scott Yonkouski, Patient Liaison Volunteer, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center Scott Yonkouski was so appreciative of the brain-tumor care he received, that he signed up to be a volunteer in the same department he was treated. What sparked your interest in volunteer work at UCLA Health? In April [...]
By uclahealth • May 24, 2016
“Pete had a stem cell transplant because he had non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, and the [subsequent] prescription drug interaction is the reason he experienced kidney failure,” says Kathleen Koch-Weser, wife of Pete Koch-Weser, who started peritoneal dialysis in June of 2013. Pete adds, “I’m on [...]
By uclahealth • September 25, 2015