| 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....
| 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 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...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 4:17 PM
The Assisteens, a subgroup of Assistance League Glendale, participated in two service projects over the holidays.
The teenage girls decorated the pediatric ward of City of Hope Hospital in Duarte, said member Rachel Achterman.
“We do this...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Award winning motion picture and television producer Paul Pompian, best known for films including "The Watcher," "Swimming Upstream," "Waste Land," Truman Capote's "Children on Their Birthdays," "Resurrection," "The Stepford Children," "Time Served,"...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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 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...
| 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...