Items Tagged ‘UCLA Donated Body Program’

February 6, 2019

My friend, Dad*

By Oats33 wildpanther82

After my father passed away from lung & brain cancer. He’s body was donated to UCLA for research & study. I’ve been always proud to have worked for President Reagan & to know that one of u/r centers is named after him. My mother mailed me from L.A., my birth place, a cap w/d letters […]

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Tags: brain cancer, cancer, Dr. Christopher Tarnay, female bladder solutions, lung cancer, patient stories, UCLA Donated Body Program

Body donations provide unending healthcare benefits

May 24, 2016

Body donations provide unending healthcare benefits

By uclahealth uclahealth

Many of today’s medical advancements wouldn’t be possible without the thousands of people who donate their bodies for medical education and research. Each year, the UCLA Donated Body Program receives about 175 donated remains from patients, staff and members of the community. These donations provide unending benefits — not only to UCLA caregivers, but to […]

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Tags: advance directive, Ceremony of Thanks, donate, donor bodies, medical students, UCLA Donated Body Program