Friends Fighting Cancer Spotlight
We are so grateful to our Friends Fighting Cancer: individuals and organizations who host fundraising events to benefit cancer research and patient care at UCLA. These events promote both cancer awareness and the important work of the UCLA Health Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center in the community.
Honoring her mom
In honor of her her mom's 1-year cancer-free anniversary, Chelsea S. decided she needed to rally her friends, family and classmates to raise funds for breast cancer research
Zero Negative: fashion and beauty to find a cure
Meet Jenn Greenhut, a stage 4 triple negative breast cancer survivor. She designs handbags and accessories to help send a message that love and positivity are key weapons in beating cancer.
One Ball Matt Memorial Golf Tournament
Friends and family fighting lung cancer
After Matt Christiansen passed away from lung cancer, his family and friends created an annual golf tournament held in China to benefit lung cancer research.
Abigail Nathanson and Ruby Garland
Cakes for Cancer
Abigail and Ruby started Cakes for Cancer, a club at Marymount High School, after Abigail's Aunt lost her 2-year fight against lung cancer.
Concert to benefit pediatric cancer research
In 2015, a few compassionate middle schoolers created Chords2Cure to support pediatric cancer research in honor of their classmates who were diagnosed with rare forms of pediatric cancers.
Memorial walk in honor of Robert
Robert Barajas was diagnosed with Synovial Sarcoma, a rare cancer than affects young adults, at 22 years old. To honor his memory, his family holds an annual walk to raise funds to help bring an end to this disease.