Webinars Radiation Oncology - UCLA
- On March 20, 2014, UCLA radiation oncologist, Julie Jung Kang, MD, PhD, presented a live-streaming webinar to discuss how to improve dry mouth in head and neck cancer patients, including the role of saliva in swallowing, taste and hygiene.
Radiation Therapy for Brain Tumors
- On December 19, 2013, UCLA radiation oncologist Tania Kaprealian, MD, presented a live-streaming webinar to discuss various radiation therapy modalities used to treat brain tumors, including treatment planning and side effects.
Dr. Julie Kang is a resident physician in the Department of Radiation Oncology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. She received her MD and PhD degrees from the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California.
Her research interests include cellular pathophysiology, central nervous system malignancies, genitourinary cancer, and head and neck cancer. She has presented her work at national meetings and published in peer-reviewed journals. She is also interested in quality improvement and patient health literacy projects.
Dr. Tania Kaprealian, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. She completed her medical degree and residency training in Radiation Oncology at the University of California in San Francisco. Subsequently she practiced at the American University of Beirut Medical Center where she was an Assistant Professor and Program Director in their Department of Radiation Oncology before joining the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) Radiation Oncology Department.
Dr. Kaprealian specializes in all treatments of all cancer types, but has extensive experience in in both Intensity-Modulated Radiotherapy (IMRT), stereotactic radiosurgery techniques, stereotactic body radiotherapy techniques, and other advanced techniques in radiation therapy. She has published articles on CNS malignancies as well as prostate cancer. Her work has been presented at national meetings. Dr. Kaprealian specializes in the treatment of CNS, pediatric, breast, and prostate malignancies. She is a member of the American Society of Therapeutic Radiation and Oncology, American Society of Clinical Oncology, and American College of Radiology. More