From our Director

Anne Coscarelli, PhD, Wins 2013 Clinical Care Award

Anne Coscarelli, director of the Simms/Mann–UCLA Center for Integrative Oncology and member of UCLA’s Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, has been awarded the 2013 Outstanding Clinical Care Award by the American Psychosocial Oncology Society. Learn more »

My friend or loved one has cancer… What should I say? What should I do?

When a friend or family member is diagnosed with cancer, those around them are often at a loss about what to say or do to help. Simms/Mann Center Director, Anne Coscarelli, has accumulated a wealth of information from professionals and patients about the wonderful things that people have said or done – as well as a few horror stories. Learn more »

In Sickness and In Health: Cancer and Couples

Cancer is a couple’s disease. It affects the psychological well-being of each person, requires both partners to utilize coping strategies, and can affect the dynamic relationship between partners. Navigating cancer requires commitment on the part of patients and partners. Learn more »

Building a Healing Toolbox

Imagine a tool box—paint it whatever color you like, decorate it with any symbols you choose, imagine its many compartments—in which various tools are stored and new ones can be added to facilitate improving wellness, wellbeing, meaning, and quality of life. Learn more »