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  1. October is “National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.” This is a health concern that I feel particularly passionate about because it hits close to home. My mother-in-law was diagnosed with breast...
  2. Endometrial cancer care at UCLA is part of an environment of innovation, where the latest therapies are offered while new techniques are developed and tested to further improve patient outcomes...
  3. Thyroid nodules are common in adults but rare in children, affecting fewer than six children in 1 million in the United States each year. Despite relatively small numbers, the incidence is increasing...
  4. UCLA is among the first medical centers in Southern California — and the only one in West Los Angeles — to offer a new breast imaging technology that improves breast cancer detection rates compared...
  5. Before he was discharged from the hospital, baby Gaël Villegas received the standard panel of newborn screenings to check for genetic and metabolic diseases and hearing. The results showed a healthy...
  6. A new procedure, transcatheter aortic-valve replacement (TAVR), enables doctors to replace damaged heart valves of patients who otherwise might not be candidates for open-heart surgery. TAVR allows...
  7. Critical congenital heart defects (CCHDs) represent a group of life-threatening heart malformations requiring intervention within the first days or weeks after birth. Although heart abnormalities...
  8. Most people who experience sudden cardiac arrest outside of the hospital will die within a few minutes or suffer permanent brain damage resulting from inadequate blood flow and oxygen to the brain. A...
  9. UCLA offers a full-service fetal-cardiology program that interfaces with multiple disciplines - including maternal fetal medicine, pediatric and adult cardiology, pediatric cardiothoracic surgery,...
  10. Cardiac catheterization, a procedure used to diagnose heart conditions, is typically performed through the femoral artery of the groin. But, increasingly, cardiologists are instead using the radial...

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