When Sydney Siegel, a social worker at the Simms/Mann-UCLA Center for Integrative Oncology, learned in March that UCLA’s infusion clinics would no longer allow visitors — even for first-time chemo patients — she was determined to help offset that loss
The Hirshberg Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research – Celebrate & Learn from 10, 20 & 30 Year Pancreatic Cancer Survivors!
On January 27, 2021, The Hirshberg Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research hosted a celebration and conversation with three long-term survivors of pancreatic cancer, Philip, Michelle and Donna. Our Clinical Psychologist, Elizabeth Cleary, PhD, moderated this inspiring talk as these survivors
From the UCLA Arts and Architecture website: This fall, the School of the Arts and Architecture returns with 10 Questions: Reckoning, the third installment of the annual event series that invites the public to join UCLA students in the virtual classroom
On December 8, 2020, LACNETS asked our chaplain, Michael Eselun, BCC, to give his talk titled “Restringing the Beads of Our Own Story.” From the LACNETS website: The mission of the Los Angeles Carcinoid Neuroendocrine Tumor Society (LACNETS), a program by Generate
The Socal Women’s Cancer Conference presented by the Riverside Community Health Foundation was held in October 2020. Our Integrative oncology specialist, Carolyn Katzin, MS, CNS, MNT, and staff clinician, Sharon Loewenbein, LCSW, were asked to be speakers for this conference.
On October 31, 2020, we hosted “Supporting Each Other Through Cancer: A Family Conversation” This conversation featured: Ashley Bartell | Head of Production at Modern Post, Breast Cancer Survivor Ali Rogin | Journalist & Previvor, Author of "Beat Breast Cancer Like
On October 25, 2020, Staff Clinician, Greg Flaxman, LCSW, MPH conducted a session on Mindfulness and Meditation during Lymphoma Research Foundation's 25th Annual North American Educational Forum on Lymphoma. His session is now available on the Educational Forum’s website. Registration
Nutrition and Immunity Webinar: What Matters Most About Our Food Choices in this COVID-19 Pandemic Era?
On August 12, 2020, the UCLA Health Integrative Medicine Collaborative hosted a webinar about our food choices in the COVID-19 pandemic era. The talk was presented by our Integrative Oncology Specialist, Carolyn Katzin. She reviewed how nutrition plays an important
Legacy is often seen as something of the past,” Siegel said. “This program reframes legacy as constant, ongoing and involves, not just looking back, but also looking forward. This helps patients take an active role in creating their own legacy
Despite these challenging time, your healthcare team wants to hear from you about any new symptoms, concerns or questions you may have. They are as available to you as ever, and strongly encourage you to stay in touch so that