melanoma

It wasn’t until I was out of college that I even learned what melanoma was

By Jocelyn Apodaca Schlossberg • May 6, 2022

What are the correlations between these two rare diseases?

By uclahealth • August 9, 2021

‘It is the greatest advancement made in the surgical management of melanoma,’ says Dr. Teo Soleymani.

By uclahealth • May 20, 2021

Learn more about the risk factors and symptoms

By Ask the Doctors • March 15, 2021

Head and Neck Melanoma Patient Story Testimonial: Head & Neck Cancer Surgery - Melanoma “I could not have received better care anywhere.” —Robb I am an American physician working overseas and was diagnosed with malignant melanoma while in Africa. I contacted UCLA from Africa and was given an appointment the day after I [...]

By uclahealth • June 19, 2020

Jim James, an engineer, husband, and father of two teenagers, has always been a “look on the brightside” kind of guy. So it was no surprise when he was diagnosed with advanced melanoma in 2018 that he remained positive and grateful to everyone who crossed his path. “There really wasn’t ever a moment that I wasn’t staying [...]

By Denise Heady • February 28, 2020

https://youtu.be/aqwBBnBspwk In the late 1960s, a group of scientists and volunteers at UCLA came together to develop a cancer center they hoped would become renowned for excellence in research, education and patient care. Today, UCLA Health’s Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center has established an international reputation for providing the best in leading-edge [...]

By uclahealth • November 13, 2019

“As a dermatologist, I diagnose skin cancer multiple times every single day,” says Dr. Emily Newsom, assistant clinical professor at UCLA Division of Dermatology. “We’re promoting our sunscreen dispenser kiosks which are completely free to the public. UCLA Health partnered with the cities of Santa Monica and Malibu, Brightguard and [...]

By uclahealth • August 28, 2019

In 2015, ESPN reporter Holly Row was diagnosed with desmoplastic melanoma, a rare, fast-spreading form of skin cancer. After a first surgery, she enrolled in a UCLA clinical trial led by Dr. Antoni Ribas testing a new approach for advanced melanoma in which participants took the drug Keytruda (pembrolizumab) in [...]

By uclahealth • July 18, 2019

Last week I seen Dr. Yeh for my 1 year post op checkup for my thyroidectomy he had performed. And, thanks to Dr. Yeh, I’m happy to say that I am now thyroid cancer free! I was diagnosed with thyroid cancer only 3 months after I had been diagnosed and had [...]

By VEE • June 24, 2019