Cancer

UCLA Health experts weigh in on what they hope to see as the new president takes office

By Sandy Cohen • January 19, 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

Lowering the age of testing could result in 11,000 deaths averted over 5 years

By Sandy Cohen • November 16, 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

Dear Doctors: Our mom is going through chemo and radiation, and she’s feeling bad about herself. Do you think the makeup and wig program at her hospital might help? We’ve suggested it, but she’s worried it’s frivolous to care about your looks when you’re fighting cancer.

Dear Reader: The moment that [...]

By Ask the Doctors • November 9, 2020

'It is really important to have educated and compassionate counselors who can help you understand how cancer can run in families,' says Mariana Niell-Swiller.

By uclahealth • November 9, 2020

Trebek hosted the game show 'Jeopardy' for more than 3 decades

By Sandy Cohen • November 8, 2020

UCLA Health is leading development of therapies that trigger the immune system’s attack on the cancer, along with drugs to stop cancer cell growth

By uclahealth • November 5, 2020