radiation oncology

I am in Korcula, Croatia sailing on a 42’ boat with 3 other couples.We are sitting knee to knee in the stern cockpit.We start exchanging pleasantries, stories, histories, etc. with the lovely couple whose knees I am touching.Where are you from? Los Angeles they say….more banter, exchanges, laughter….They ask, what [...]

By KSC • September 12, 2019
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 [...]
By uclahealth • November 16, 2016
For Abby Nathanson, 17, and best friend Ruby Garland, 17, baking cakes is a bittersweet tribute to a woman who was known not only for her love of creating sweet treats, but also her warrior-like attitude and determination to beat one of the deadliest cancers in the world. [...]
By Reggie Kumar • August 9, 2016
Sure, you can hate someone’s guts, but maybe you should go easy on what’s in those guts –microbes that could slow, or even help prevent, the progress of some types of cancer. In a study recently published in PLoS One,  [...]
By Enrique Rivero • May 30, 2016
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.
By erinarnold • March 30, 2016
My beautiful son, Garrett was diagnosed with Hodgkins Lymphoma on Decemember 26, 2009.........the day after Christmas and a month after he ran a 5k race. He was only 29 and was an athlete all his life. We were in Tennessee visiting for Thanksgiving and I could tell something was wrong, [...]
By GarrettsMom • April 15, 2013
In early December, 2011, I was diagnosed with a rare tumor on my carotid artery. I had lymph node involvement I was told and immediate medical attention was warranted. Before I could digest the news, I was also told that I needed a team of "specialty" Physicians for the best [...]
By Julie58 • February 17, 2013
I was on the phone just chatting with my son. All of a sudden, I felt something I had never felt before. I knew it was serious, and said I had to hang up. I felt a pressure above my eyes like a visor tightening on my head, and then [...]
By organicart • January 15, 2013
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=CazwsqrmPEs   Edna Baradas was nearing the end of her pregnancy when she found a lump. She asked doctors to delay telling her the results of their tests, and it wasn’t until shortly after daughter Ella’s birth that Edna learned she had breast cancer. Receiving the news [...]
By Edna • October 9, 2012