| 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
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...
| 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 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 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...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 8:41 AM
Women with breast cancer who created a personal website about their health reported feeling less depressed, more positive and having a greater appreciation for life in a recent small study.
Though cancer patients have long benefited from support...