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By uclahealth • December 16, 2021

Data suggests it’s the life-saving cancer treatment that increases the risk

By uclahealth • September 20, 2021

How to detect early signs

By uclahealth • April 22, 2021

In 2020, UCLA’s Cancer Center developed treatments for liver, breast, prostate and lung cancer

By uclahealth • December 2, 2020

Dear Doctors: We heard a story on the news that bee venom can cure breast cancer. Is that really true? How does stuff like that even get researched? Dear Reader: It’s true that recent research has shown that an active component found in the venom from honeybees is toxic to certain [...]

By Ask the Doctors • October 19, 2020

“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 [...]

By uclahealth • October 30, 2019

“I’ll be holding my lantern high and proud of everybody else there,” states Daisy Cazares, an administrative assistant in the department of medicine. Daisy is raising money for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Light the Night Walk. “I’ll be holding a red supporter lantern for all of those who [...]

By uclahealth • October 22, 2019

“The Light the Night Walk raises funds for research and raises awareness to come together and support those who have lost someone to a blood cancer,” recounts Judy Reiter, an executive assistant for the UCLA Health Department of Medicine. “I’m passionate about raising funds for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society [...]

By uclahealth • October 9, 2019

Thank you to our amazing daughter, Jenny, PhD (soon to be MD in June) for being such an awesome daughter & Doctor. She's done cancer research to help others & soon to be a head & neck surgeon (ENT). She always puts others first & is so dedicated to her [...]

By Margie62 • March 27, 2018

On World Ovarian Cancer Day, celebrated this year on May 8, women fighting the disease have new reason to hope. This international awareness day was created to build solidarity among women with ovarian cancer. For decades, researchers have been trying to unravel the mystery of why up to 85 percent [...]

By Tiare Dunlap • May 8, 2017