Breast Cancer

How to engage in tough conversations about health

By uclahealth • May 5, 2021

‘If you want to know the main feeling, it was just gratitude,’ says Judy Gasson, former director of the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, who underwent treatment in 2020

By uclahealth • April 29, 2021

UCLA Health is part of a large study exploring how a woman’s individual risk could determine her personal testing guidelines

By uclahealth • March 24, 2021

What you should know about contraceptive pills

By uclahealth • February 18, 2021

Training your mind can relieve psychological distress after treatment

By uclahealth • January 29, 2021

Knowing our family health history can help us fight this rare disease for men

By uclahealth • December 7, 2020

In 2020, UCLA’s Cancer Center developed treatments for liver, breast, prostate and lung cancer

By uclahealth • December 2, 2020

Find out if you’re a candidate for cervical, colorectal, breast, lung or prostate cancer tests

By uclahealth • November 25, 2020

Dear Doctors: I’ve been diagnosed with breast cancer and really appreciate your recent columns on the subject. What can you tell me about Herceptin? My oncologist has suggested it for after chemotherapy is finished. What is it going to do?

Dear Readers: Herceptin is the brand name for a drug called [...]

By Ask the Doctors • November 16, 2020

Inflammatory breast cancer (IBC) is a lesser-known disease that accounts for 1% to 5% of breast cancer diagnoses, and 10% of breast cancer deaths in the U.S. It gets its name because of the red, swollen look the breast develops, despite no injury or infection.

What is inflammatory breast cancer?

IBC [...]

By uclahealth • October 19, 2020