In January 2017, the Simms/Mann – UCLA Center for Integrative Oncology will begin its 24th year. We have always been focused on evidenced-based approaches to living with a cancer diagnosis. One of our board members, Jim Ellison, eloquently described the
By Michael Eselun, BCC, Simms/Mann-UCLA Center for Integrative Oncology As a chaplain walking beside folks living with cancer, there’s one thing I find in common with nearly everyone’s experience—there’s no shortage of people in our individual worlds it seems, who are
An estimated 53,070 Americans will be diagnosed with pancreatic cancer this calendar year(American Cancer Society: Facts and Figures 2016). In most cases, a diagnosis leads to immediate and intensive treatment, including chemotherapy, radical surgery, or radiation.
By Anne Coscarelli, PhD, Director, Simms/Mann-UCLA Center for Integrative Oncology Grief is one of the most difficult emotions that we experience in life. We all face it in big and small ways throughout life as we live through loss. Loss comes