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  • Gilbert Rodgers April 9, 1930 - February 19, 2014

    Gilbert Rodgers  April 9, 1930 - February 19, 2014
    Gil Rodgers, a long time resident of Glendale, passed away at the age of 83 in his home after a courageous battle with cancer. He leaves behind his wife Beverley, his daughter Kim Westhoff (Chris) and grandchildren Jennifer and Christine Westhoff, and his...
  • New test suggests antidepressant Paxil may promote breast cancer

    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....
  • Vitamin C as cancer treatment? High doses boost chemotherapy in study

    Vitamin C as cancer treatment? High doses boost chemotherapy in study
    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...
  • Promising cancer therapy treatment: Vitamin C

    Promising cancer therapy treatment: Vitamin C
    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...
  • Letters: What went wrong with the Clippers?

    Letters: What went wrong with the Clippers?
    Contrary to the headline implication in The Times, the Clippers didn't lose to the Thunder because of Donald Sterling; they lost because Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook outplayed Blake Griffin and Chris Paul when it counted. Ken Blake Brea ::...
  • Victor Espinoza hopes to learn from past for his Triple Crown future

    Victor Espinoza hopes to learn from past for his Triple Crown future
    In between wide smiles, Victor Espinoza kept dabbing his eyes with an orange towel featuring the logo of the Anaheim Ducks, his favorite hockey team. It wasn't certain if the Preakness-winning jockey from Arcadia, Calif., had dust in his eyes, or if...
  • USC hospital sues Kaiser over nonpayment of bill

    USC hospital sues Kaiser over nonpayment of bill
    Two medical giants in Southern California are heading for a potentially bruising legal battle. Keck Hospital of USC has sued Kaiser Permanente, accusing California's largest HMO of sending one of its patients to Keck for open-heart surgery and then...
  • For City of Hope CEO, it's about 'something bigger' than himself

    For City of Hope CEO, it's about 'something bigger' than himself
    The gig: Robert W. Stone is president and chief executive of City of Hope, a federally recognized comprehensive cancer treatment center at the foot of the San Gabriel Mountains in Duarte. It specializes in cancer treatment and research. In addition to a...
  • Nancy Malone, Pioneering TV Producer-Director, Studio Exec, Dies at 78

    Nancy Malone, a ground-breaking and Emmy-winning director-producer, Emmy-nominated actress and the first woman VP at a major studio, died May 8 at City of Hope in Duarte, Calif., as the result of pneumonia that arose from complications of leukemia. She...
  • City of Hope hosts reunion of bone marrow donors, recipients

    City of Hope hosts reunion of bone marrow donors, recipients
    Standing next to each other, Kayla Saikaly and Adi Versano looked like sisters. Their families marveled at the similarities — both with dark hair and wearing peach-colored dresses. But not only are they unrelated, they live half a world apart....
  • Nancy Malone, longtime actress and pioneering TV director, dies at 79

    Nancy Malone, longtime actress and pioneering TV director, dies at 79
    Nancy Malone was on the cover of Life magazine at age 11, had a starring role on Broadway at 17 and worked steadily as an actress in television in her 20s and 30s. Though she was in demand, she feared for the future. "I'd seen actresses getting to the...