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Matthew Getic recalls how the "bag of magic" saved him

By Denise Heady • September 29, 2020

Dr. John Timmerman and Dr. Sarah Larson answer questions about CAR T cell therapy

By Denise Heady • September 23, 2020

Richard Hart's journey was not for the faint of heart

By uclahealth • September 22, 2020

Dr. Mills reminds men about the importance of prostate exams

By uclahealth • September 18, 2020

Dr. Ritu Salani informs women about identifying cancerous symptoms

By uclahealth • September 18, 2020

Torres, a Dodgers superfan, got a boost from virtual clubhouse visit with star Clayton Kershaw.

By Sandy Cohen • September 18, 2020

“I focus a lot of energy on treating the patient as a whole person,” explains Dr. Anne Lin, a colon and rectal surgeon at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. “When I meet patients, often they already have the diagnosis of colon cancer. I talk to them about the next steps in their [...]

By uclahealth • September 4, 2020

“I went in for a routine colonoscopy, but the doctor was unable to remove a certain polyp, so they sent me to a surgeon who wanted to remove one-third of my colon,” recalls 64-year-old Linda Kama’ila, who immediately looked for a second opinion. “I would have been out of work [...]

By uclahealth • September 2, 2020

“I was one hundred percent sure I had hemorrhoids,” recalls Stephane Strouk, an avid motorcyclist who decided to get a colonoscopy in 2016 to be sure. “I woke up, and the doctor said I had stage 3C colorectal cancer. I did 37 radiation treatments, five treatments per week. You meet wonderful people [...]

By uclahealth • September 2, 2020

“In residency, I changed my focus from oncology to gastroenterology.  Instead of being on the treatment side, I could now be on the prevention side,” reveals Dr. Tina Storage, a clinical instructor at UCLA Health Burbank Primary & Specialty Care clinic.

“There was an 18-year-old who had severe [...]

By uclahealth • September 1, 2020