Cancer

The COVID-19 pandemic paused routine screenings, causing major setbacks in addressing systemic barriers to care

By Jocelyn Apodaca Schlossberg • July 7, 2021

Due to a marked increase in the number of younger adults being diagnosed with these types of cancers, the screening age has been lowered

By Ask the Doctors • June 21, 2021

Cancer treatments often cause pain and uncomfortable side effects that can last well beyond the final treatment. To manage that pain, many people turn to acupuncture, a method of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM).

According to TCM, pain stems from a blockage in the body’s flow of energy (called qi). Acupuncture balances [...]

By uclahealth • June 15, 2021

‘Too often we focus on the science and forget the humanity of medicine, and that’s part of what our department is trying to change,’ says Dr. Puja Venkat

By uclahealth • May 24, 2021

‘It is the greatest advancement made in the surgical management of melanoma,’ says Dr. Teo Soleymani.

By uclahealth • May 20, 2021

Anti-inflammatory drugs can hinder cancer-causing inflammation

By uclahealth • May 20, 2021

Experts fear number of oral cancer patients may increase following Covid-19 pandemic

By uclahealth • May 18, 2021

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force lowered the age after extensive scientific study

By Sandy Cohen • May 18, 2021

Learn more about mesothelioma

By Ask the Doctors • May 6, 2021

How to engage in tough conversations about health

By uclahealth • May 5, 2021