Surgery offers an older adult the best chance at managing an existing medical issue. However, not everyone is a good surgical candidate
An-Chieh Feng, a native of Taiwan, used Batman to explain complex principles of DNA
‘It is the greatest advancement made in the surgical management of melanoma,’ says Dr. Teo Soleymani.
A young woman’s operating room drama highlights state-of-the art epilepsy treatment at UCLA Health.
“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 [...]
First-time father Mike Wescamillo and the Dodgers' A.J. Pollock encourage each other through a virtual call
“I went in for my annual mammogram, and they saw a calcification,” recalls Marjan Shokri, who was diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer. She chose the UCLA Breast Center, Santa Monica for treatment. “I had two biopsies because the MRI showed one more calcium deposit closer to my nipple. The options [...]
Lori Jordan, a marketing executive for a Silicon Valley startup, was in her mid-30s when she noticed a lump in one of her breasts for the first time.
Although she had recently completed an annual physical and breast exam with her long-time primary care physician, By • October 7, 2019
Seven years ago, I noticed a small lump at the back of my throat. At a dentist appointment, I asked about it, and was sent to an ENT. The ENT sent me to have an MRI, and following that, I was sent to a surgeon at UCLA to discuss. At [...]