| Dec 11, 2013
| 1:55 PM
Patients with metastatic breast cancer who respond to chemotherapy are unlikely to see any additional benefits from surgery or radiation therapy, according to leaders of a new clinical trial.
The randomized, controlled study, which was presented...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 12:18 PM
Could pumping roughly 2,000 oranges' worth of vitamin C into a patient’s bloodstream boost the effectiveness of anti-cancer drugs and mitigate the grueling side effects of chemotherapy?
In research published Wednesday in the journal Science...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 9:52 AM
It's a common enough request: A store asks if you'd like to make a small donation to aid some charitable cause.
Andrea says her husband was recently shopping at a Pavilions supermarket, where he was asked if he cared to make a donation for breast cancer...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 4:54 PM
The Phelps advertising agency has hired veteran marketing executive Mike Jackson as president.
Jackson, a former top General Motors advertising executive, most recently ran his own consulting firm in Detroit. But Jackson closed that office late last...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 5:51 PM
Less than five months after a pair of biotech companies submitted a candidate cancer drug to the Food & Drug Administration, the FDA has approved the drug ibrutinib as a "breakthrough therapy" for a rare and deadly form of the cancer, mantle cell...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 9:33 PM
Scientists have identified a simple, inexpensive compound that made cancer drugs more effective in mice and helped human patients weather the toxic side effects of chemotherapy.
But even as they touted their experimental results, they acknowledged...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 5:57 PM
A team of researchers from the City of Hope in Duarte has developed a speedy way to identify drugs and chemicals that can disrupt the balance of sex hormones in human beings and influence the development and progress of diseases such as breast cancer....
| Dec 4, 2013
| 4:50 PM
Two area doctors are featured this month on former state Assemblyman Anthony Portantino’s cable TV program “The Question Is.”
City of Hope Chief Medical Officer Dr. Alexandra Levine, a La Caņada Flintridge resident, and Dr. Laura...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 9:32 PM
Heads up, Brady Bunch fans — Carol Brady is taking to the kitchen without any help from Alice! Beginning January 6, Florence Henderson joins forces with her pals magician Penn Jillette and actress Judy Gold, plus former Bachelor Jake Pavelka to...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 3:52 PM
Kelly Boyd says the hard part of his cancer treatment has passed.
Boyd, 69, sounded relaxed when he discussed the next phase of treatment — a stem cell transplant.
For three weeks beginning Friday, the Laguna Beach city councilman will stay at...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 5:12 PM
Chick Benveniste of Glendale is celebrating her 41st year with Burbank's Retired Senior Volunteer Program.
She is president of a City of Hope chapter that she and her husband started in 1966. For the last three years the chapter — Hope is Forever...