Cancer

Adam Schaffer is convinced his then six-year-old son, Hayden, saved his life. It was Thanksgiving weekend in 2005 and the Schaffers were visiting his ...

By uclahealth • November 1, 2011

The doctors told Allie Newman that the pain in her right thigh was tendonitis, nothing to worry about. A little physical therapy and she’d be ...

By uclahealth • November 1, 2011

Not much gets Dimitri Dimitri down. And obstacles? No such thing. Born in Iran, Dimitri ...

By uclahealth • October 1, 2011

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dJTsuLMeuxg   Charlotte Rae, familiar to millions of TV viewers as the housemother on the '80s sitcom The Facts of Life, was diagnosed ...

By uclahealth • January 20, 2011

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NF5chtYxYKM Dwight Baird's prostate cancer had returned after he initially received external beam radiation treatment 22 years ago. He wasn't a candidate for further radiation ...

By uclahealth • June 29, 2010

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f8JKNFd8hXE   Barry Broughton is a successful marketing executive who has traveled the world and faced a lifetime of challenges. But few challenges ...

By uclahealth • May 18, 2009

Jillian Morris-Jenkins wasn’t old enough to remember when her life was forever changed. At only 2, she was diagnosed with stage IV neuroblastoma, the ...

By uclahealth • November 1, 2008

Carson Lev is the poster boy for early detection of prostate cancer. Although he was a regular at the annual Cruisin’ For A Cure ...

By uclahealth • October 1, 2008

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8C6CAcfwius   Living Life After Cancer (U Magazine) For survivors, cancer and its aftermath forever remain a part of their lives. Brad Zebrack ...

By uclahealth • December 13, 2007

In 2005, Dalia Margolis was a senior studying psychology at UCLA. She was 21 and her whole life seemed spread out before her, full of ...

By uclahealth • October 1, 2007