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City of Hope

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  • Victor Espinoza has a cause beyond riding California Chrome to victory

    There we were, in a press conference, chronicling normal euphoria and gathering normal quotes from the winners of the Kentucky Derby, when the story took a 90-degree turn. Victor Espinoza was fighting back tears. And they weren't tears of joy. Until a...
  • Community: Longtime volunteer keeps giving

    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...
  • Santa Monica ad agency Phelps hires Mike Jackson as its president

    Santa Monica ad agency Phelps hires Mike Jackson as its president
    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...
  • Film, TV Producer Paul Pompian Dies at 72

    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,"...
  • Community: Teen girls assist charitable endeavors

    Community: Teen girls assist charitable endeavors
    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Some breast cancer patients don't benefit from surgery or radiation

    Some breast cancer patients don't benefit from surgery or radiation
    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...
  • Boyd: 'I am cancer free'

    Boyd: 'I am cancer free'
    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...