Lance's Story - Kidney Cancer


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KCLU’s Lance Orozco Reports Firsthand About Battling Kidney Cancer


KCLU News -- For more than a decade, KCLU’s Lance Orozco has been bringing us stories about the news, and the events in Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties.

You might have noticed he hasn’t been on the air for the last few weeks. Today, he returns with a very personal story about a fight he’s been facing for the last few months…his struggle with kidney cancer.

National Public Radio Station KCLU won eight Golden Mic Awards, including two for News Director Lance Orozco’s personal story on his battle with cancer

News Director Lance Orozco received the top award for Best Original News Commentary, Analysis, Station Editorial or Series of Editorials among all large and small stations for “My Cancer,” a story chronicling his 2012 battle with kidney cancer that included recordings from his surgery and the appointment where he received the biopsy results.

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The Department of Urology at UCLA is one of the oldest, most progressive and comprehensive urology programs in the country. Our renowned faculty members in Male Urology work side by side with research scientists in the quest for new cures and treatments for prostate, kidney and bladder cancer; pelvic floor disorders; incontinence; genitourinary tract conditions; as well as male and female sexual dysfunction.

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