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Healing Through Art

Creative Life Changes through Artistic Expression The Healing Through Art workshop at Simms/Mann — UCLA Center for Integrative Oncology offers cancer patients and cancer survivors a safe space for artistic expression and enhancing psychological insights while addressing topics related to health and illness, embracing life and end of life concerns. Art techniques in this workshop Learn more »

Exercise During Cancer Treatment

It is common knowledge that staying physically active is beneficial to one’s overall health.  We have learned that physical activity reduces rates of depression, improves sleep, improves bone density and reduces the risk of developing some cancers including colorectal and breast cancers.  Additionally if you are a cancer survivor, exercise may reduce your risk of Learn more »

Liana’s Looms of Love

This week we are spotlighting 10 year old Liana Clayton who created bracelets on her own to help cope with the reality of her mother’s breast cancer diagnosis. Her mother, Che, was diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer. When she learned of her fate, she said, it was difficult to tell Liana and her other Learn more »

Cancer and Your Lifestyle

A recent article in Medscape, spotlighting the 2014 World Cancer Report, puts emphasis on the importance of making necessary lifestyle and behavioral choices in order to lower the risk of cancer. Learn more »

Nutritious Summertime Salsa Recipes

A great salsa dip can add zest and flavor to any dish and might even help fight cancer! Just try out these delicious summertime appropriate recipes from our Integrative Oncology Specialist, Carolyn Katzin. Learn more »