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City of Hope

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  • Area doctors appear on cable program

    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 CaƱada Flintridge resident, and Dr. Laura...
  • FDA speedily approves Imbruvica, a treatment for rare lymphoma

    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...
  • City of Hope names first provost and scientific director

    City of Hope names first provost and scientific director
    City of Hope, an independent hospital and medical research center, has selected the director of Northwestern University’s cancer center as its first provost and scientific director. Dr. Steven T. Rosen will guide the scientific direction of the...
  • Hollywood to Play Role in the Super Bowl of Horse Racing

    The 30th running of the Breeders' Cup takes place Nov. 1-2 at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Calif., and Hollywood will play a role in what those in the sport of kings call the Super Bowl of horse racing. NBC Sports airs the races live, with the headline...
  • A day of pampering for cancer patients

    A day of pampering for cancer patients
    Hair stylist Jose Eber provided a day of hair pampering at the City of Hope National Medical Center in Duarte for 50 female cancer patients who are in the process of growing back their hair.
  • If a store asks you to donate, it should know where the cash goes

    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...
  • Walking Tied To Fewer Breast Cancers In Older Women

     Walking Tied To Fewer Breast Cancers In Older Women
    NEW YORK — Older women who take regular walks are less likely to get breast cancer than their less-active peers, according to a new study. American Cancer Society (ACS) researchers found postmenopausal women who walked for at least one hour each...
  • Kenneth 'Babyface' Edmonds Blazes Own Philanthropic Trail

    Kenneth Edmonds is more than just a Babyface. He's an R&B legend with Grammys, multi-platinum records and chart-topping singles under his belt; a father; and a philanthropist. Edmonds is involved with numerous charitable organizations, including the...
  • Community: Guild's luncheon is sweet charity

    La Providencia Guild's 66th annual fashion show on Oct. 20 at the Sheraton Universal Hotel should be the social event of the fall season. The guild raises funds for Children's Hospital Los Angeles and the current project is the Associates Endowment to...
  • Doctors: Supreme Court BRCA gene patent ruling benefits patients

    When Dr. Wayne Grody heard that the Supreme Court ruled Thursday that Myriad Genetics could not patent two genes linked to breast cancer, the UCLA medical geneticist was minutes from giving a well-worn speech on the years-old case to a room full of...
  • Will Supreme Court's take on gene patents help Myriad?

    Will Supreme Court's take on gene patents help Myriad?
    While the Supreme Court’s decision to forbid patents on human genes knocked out Myriad Genetics' long-guarded patent on two genes linked to breast cancer, the Utah-based company’s stock still rose soon after the news broke. That bit of...