Women’s Health

Endometriosis: Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

March 10, 2020

Endometriosis: Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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Updated Information from UCLA Experts

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Tags: Endometriosis symptoms, endometriosis treatment, featured, women's health


Small Price for Prevention

March 9, 2020

Small Price for Prevention

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Dr. Storage Advises for Colonoscopies

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What Pregnant Women Should Know about Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

March 5, 2020

What Pregnant Women Should Know about Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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Tips for Pregnant Women Amidst Coronavirus

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Taking the Fight Against Cancer to National TV

February 25, 2020

Taking the Fight Against Cancer to National TV

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Dennis Slamon, MD and Lilly Tartikoff take their fight against cancer to NBC’s The Kelly Clarkson Show

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Tags: breast cancer, breast cancer researcher, cancer, cancer treatment, Dr. Dennis Slamon, UCLA’s Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center


New Center to Provide the Best Care

November 19, 2019

New Center to Provide the Best Care

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“This new center is unique in that we have made it multi-disciplinary,“ explains Dr. Victor Nitti, urologist and co-director of the Center for Women’s Pelvic Health at UCLA. “We have expert female pelvic medical specialists, or urogynecologists, who come from both urology and gynecology. We have assembled what I believe is an outstanding group of […]

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Tags: Dr. Victor Nitti, featured, female pelvic medical, gynecology, pelvic floor disorders, urogynecologists


November 19, 2019

One Center, Close to Home

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“In Los Angeles, with traffic, 20 miles can be an hour and a half of driving, so we want to facilitate patients to have UCLA quality care close to home,” explains Dr. Erin Mellano, a urogynecologist at UCLA Health Torrance and the Center for Women’s Pelvic Health at UCLA. “I see patients for gynecologic and […]

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Tags: bladder issues, Dr. Erin Mellano, female pelvic medicine, gynecology, prolapse, UCLA Health Torrance, urogynecologist, urology


'There Are Answers'

November 19, 2019

‘There Are Answers’

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“Somewhere in the neighborhood of a quarter of our surgical patients are patients who have come from throughout the country to UCLA Health to see us,” explains Dr. Chad Baxter, assistant clinical professor of urology and expert at the Center for Women’s Pelvic Health at UCLA. “A large portion of women suffer from urinary tract […]

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Tags: Dr. Chad Baxter, Pelvic Medicine, prolapse, urinary tract infections


Integrated Gynecology & Urology at UCLA

November 19, 2019

Integrated Gynecology & Urology at UCLA

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“I would really like for people to know that a lot of pelvic floor conditions are treatable and that this is the place where they can receive that care,” urges Dr. Christopher Tarnay, co-director of the Center for Women’s Pelvic Health at UCLA. “There’s been a tremendous transition at UCLA to move toward an integrated […]

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Tags: Dr. Christopher Tarnay, obstetrician-gynecologist, pelvic floor conditions, urogynecology


Raising Ovarian Cancer Awareness

October 30, 2019

Raising Ovarian Cancer Awareness

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“I founded the Ovarian Cancer Circle to honor the memory of my daughter, Robin Babbini, who was diagnosed with ovarian cancer at 17,” recounts Paulinda Schimmel Babbini, who was honored by City Hall for the work she and the Ovarian Cancer Circle do, partnered with UCLA Health, to raise awareness about ovarian cancer. “She suffered […]

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Tags: cancer research, Dr. Sanaz Memarzadeh, featured, Ovarian Cancer, Ovarian Cancer Circle/Inspired by Robin Babbini


Took My Care to Another Level

October 24, 2019

Took My Care to Another Level

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“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 were to keep going into […]

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Tags: breast cancer, breast cancer screening, breast health, cancer, cancer screening, Dr. Amy Kusske, featured, lumpectomy, mastectomy, UCLA Breast Center Santa Monica