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West Hills, CA 91307
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5620 Wilbur Ave, Ste 219
Tarzana, CA 91356



News & Features


By: Dr. Omid Shaye on May 1, 2018
Skin Cancer is the most common cancer in the United States and May is dedicated to its awareness.


By: Dr. Omid Shaye on January 15, 2018
Leukemia is the general name for all types of cancer which affect the blood and the bone marrow. When a person's blood cells grow abnormally and out of control, the diagnosis is usually called leukemia.


By: Dr. Ashkan Lashkari on August 9, 2017
Chemotherapy frequently results in hair loss for Los Angeles area women undergoing breast cancer treatment. Powerful drugs used to fight cancerous cells unfortunately also attack growing cells in your body such as those in your hair roots. However, women no longer have to lose their hair during chemotherapy, thanks to FDA approved DigniCap, available at Wellness Oncology in West Hills and Tarzana.


By: Dr. Omid Shaye on June 27, 2017
Colon cancer is one of the more common forms of cancer, even though the exact cause of it remains largely elusive.


By: Dr. Christopher Ho on May 19, 2015
Thank you to all of our patients, families, staff and supporters!


By: Dr. Christopher Ho on April 14, 2015
Doctors and Staff will be in the Relay for Life on May 16!


By: Dr. Ashkan Lashkari on January 14, 2015
Promising news has arrived for women throughout greater Los Angeles who have been diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer.


By: Dr. Christopher Ho on October 13, 2014


By: Dr. Christopher Ho on October 1, 2014
Breast Cancer Seminar is to be this Thursday October 2, 2014 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm West Hills Hospital Cafe


By: Dr. Christopher Ho on August 25, 2014
Pasadena Magazine has published its list of top doctors in the San Gabriel Valley since June of 2008.


By: Dr. Christopher Ho on July 29, 2014
New approach in gastric cancer gives suggestion of benefit in addition to standard chemotherapy


By: Dr. Christopher Ho on July 8, 2014
New Standard of Care presented at Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology on June 1


By: Dr. Christopher Ho on May 18, 2014
Reading the paper this morning, I saw this interesting article


By: Dr. Christopher Ho on May 9, 2014
The real immune boosters used to attack cancer cells


By: Dr. Christopher Ho on April 21, 2014
Palbociclib Plus Letrozole Achieves Impressive Results in Metastatic Breast Cancer


By: Dr. Christopher Ho on April 2, 2014
Diagnosed initially in 2000 and suffers setback


By: Dr. Christopher Ho on March 24, 2014
Dangers of e-cigarettes can be extended to children who maybe attracted to flavors and scents of nicotine containing liquid used in vaporizers


By: Dr. Christopher Ho on March 8, 2014
Is There a Doctor in the House? Yes, 17. And 3 in the Senate.


By: Dr. Christopher Ho on March 7, 2014
Genotype-guided dosing of warfarin did not improve anticoagulation control during the first 4 weeks of therapy


By: Dr. Christopher Ho on February 17, 2014
U.S. Food and Drug Administration expands the approved use of Imbruvica (ibrutinib) for chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) patients who have received at least one previous therapy.


By: Dr. Christopher Ho on February 3, 2014
Dr Paul Kalanithi, Chief Resident of Neurosurgery at Stanford University, describes his outlook fom the unique perspective of a physician.


By: Dr. Christopher Ho on January 28, 2014
At the annual San Antonio Breast Cancer Conference, women being treated with aromatase inhibitors noticed an improvement in joint stiffness when started on an exercise regimen.


By: Dr. Christopher Ho on January 22, 2014
New medications with a low side effect profile are needed in treatment of patients with CLL


By: Dr. Christopher Ho on January 7, 2014
Annual Report from American Cancer Society (ACS), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the National Cancer Institute (NCI), and the North American Association of Central Cancer Registries (NAACCR) shows continued decline in cancer death rates


By: Dr. Christopher Ho on January 5, 2014
Are there actually more cases of cancer or are we more aware?


By: Dr. Christopher Ho on December 30, 2013
Lung Cancer Screening by low dose CT scan is official recommendation of the United States Preventative Services Task Force as of tomorrow, December 31, 2013


By: Dr. Christopher Ho on December 27, 2013
James Beard Foundation Award winner Grant Achatz shares his experience on treatment and remission of squamous cell carcinoma of the tongue with ASCO and Teri Gross of Fresh Air


By: Dr. Christopher Ho on November 21, 2013
On November 20, 2013, the U. S. Food and Drug Administration granted regular approval for crizotinib (Xalkori)


By: Dr. Christopher Ho on November 12, 2013
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approves Gilotrif (afatinib) for patients with late stage (metastatic) non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) whose tumors express specific types of epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) gene mutations


By: Dr. Christopher Ho on November 5, 2013
November is Lung Cancer Awareness month. Lung Cancer is the number one cause of cancer related deaths in the United States, and as of 2013, non-smokers are now the largest group of individuals newly diagnosed with lung cancer


By: Dr. Christopher Ho on October 31, 2013
Hair Loss from chemotherapy can be minimized with Penguin Cold Caps, now available at Wellness Oncology, cancer specialists in San Fernando Valley with convenient offices in West Hills and Tarzana


By: Dr. Christopher Ho on October 23, 2013
First drug approved for use in preoperative breast cancer


By: Dr. Christopher Ho on October 15, 2013
Rebecca Hernandez brings scientific and caring approach to cancer and hematology care to our growing practice in San Fernando Valley at our West Hills and Tarzana Offices


By: Dr. Christopher Ho on October 7, 2013
Dr Omid Shaye and our colleague Dr. Schreier headlined a seminar for breast cancer diagnosis and treatment this weekend in West Hills.


By: Dr. Christopher Ho on September 30, 2013
Christopher Ho joins Wellness Oncology in our Tarzana and West Hills offices.


By: Dr. Christopher Ho on September 24, 2013
Dr Omid Shaye will give his expertise and opinion on recent developments in Breast Cancer Treatment in West Hills. The Seminar will be on Saturday October 5, 2013 at 10 AM- 12PM at West Hills Hospital


By: Dr. Omid Shaye on April 27, 2013
A new study presented at the last meeting of the San Antonio Breast Conference, showed that taking Tamoxifen for ten years was even better than taking it for five. For decades, it was thought that the optimal treatment duration of adjuvant ER positive breast cancer patients is five years.


By: Dr. Ashkan Lashkari on March 15, 2013
The FDA just approved Pomalidomid, Pomalyst, for treatment of multiple myeloma in patients who have previously been treated with lenalidomide and bortezomib based therapy.


By: Wellness Oncology on September 27, 2012
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Relay For Life
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Relay For Life 2018


Support Wellness Oncology & Hematology for the Relay for Life 2018
May 19-20th 2018 | 9:00am - 9:00pm
A.E. Wright Middle School, Calabasas CA

Cancer has touched many of us in some way, so we are fighting back by raising funds and walking in our local American Cancer Society Relay For Life event.