Breast Cancer

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

Dear Doctors: We heard a story on the news that bee venom can cure breast cancer. Is that really true? How does stuff like that even get researched?

Dear Reader: It’s true that recent research has shown that an active component found in the venom from honeybees is toxic to certain [...]

By Ask the Doctors • October 19, 2020

This glossary will help you decode the confusing medical terminology

By uclahealth • October 14, 2020