Friday, August 17

UCLA receives $9.3M grant to be used to provide free prostate cancer treatment

Doctors in the UCLA urology department received $9.3 million to fund the Improving Access, Counseling and Treatment for Californians program, an organization that provides free prostate cancer treatment to men in California who are underinsured or uninsured. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Doctors in the UCLA urology department received $9.3 million to fund the Improving Access, Counseling and Treatment for Californians program, an organization that provides free prostate cancer treatment to men in California who are underinsured or uninsured. (Daily Bruin file photo)

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UCLA doctors received $9.3 million to help reduce the cost of prostate cancer treatment across California. The state of California awarded the grant to doctors in the UCLA urology department last week.


UCLA gymnasts Kyla Ross and Madison Kocian said they decided to come forward about their abuse by Larry Nassar after seeing other women  speak out against him in January. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)
UCLA gymnasts Kyla Ross and Madison Kocian said they decided to come forward about their abuse by Larry Nassar after seeing other women  speak out against him in January. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

UCLA was ranked the second-best public university in the United States by the Academic Ranking of World Universities on Tuesday. (Daily Bruin file photo)
UCLA was ranked the second-best public university in the United States by the Academic Ranking of World Universities on Tuesday. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Westwood Neighborhood Council recap – Aug. 8

Comments by public officials Samee Park, the director of Neighborhood Council Operations from the Department of Neighborhood Empowerment, said program applications for IgniteLA, an organization that teaches girls ages from 14 to 24 how to get involved in politics, are now open and available online. Read more...


Arts and Architecture 100: “Ten Questions” is grounded in the arts but will explore fundamental concepts from different disciplines such as biology and philosophy. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)
Arts and Architecture 100: “Ten Questions” is grounded in the arts but will explore fundamental concepts from different disciplines such as biology and philosophy. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Electric pay-per-minute scooters from companies, like Bird Rides, Inc. and LimeBike, are facing new potential regulations in Los Angeles after facing backlash from a city council member and residents. (Nathan Smith/Daily Bruin senior staff)
Electric pay-per-minute scooters from companies, like Bird Rides, Inc. and LimeBike, are facing new potential regulations in Los Angeles after facing backlash from a city council member and residents. (Nathan Smith/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Over 50,000 employees across the 10 University of California campuses went on strike for three days in May partly because of growing concerns about outsourcing at the UC. (Jenna Nicole Smith/Daily Bruin)
Over 50,000 employees across the 10 University of California campuses went on strike for three days in May partly because of growing concerns about outsourcing at the UC. (Jenna Nicole Smith/Daily Bruin)


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