| 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 Cañada Flintridge resident, and Dr. Laura...
| 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...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 5:38 PM
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...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 2:30 PM
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...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 6:23 PM
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.
| 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...
| Oct 13, 2013
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...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 10:30 AM
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...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 2:02 PM
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...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 4:46 PM
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...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 6:01 PM
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...