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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • A day of pampering for cancer patients

    A day of pampering for cancer patients
    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.
  • Calendar: Walt Disney Concert Hall's 10th anniversary concerts

     Calendar: Walt Disney Concert Hall's 10th anniversary concerts
    The Los Angeles Philharmonic kicks off its celebration of Walt Disney Concert Hall's 10th anniversary with three free community concerts: Wednesday at City of Hope in Duarte, Thursday at Wilshire United Methodist Church in Los Angeles and Saturday at...
  • Artist really connects with his work

    Artist really connects with his work
    The picture that Yatzie Dee took down from the wall looked, to an uninformed eye, like a depiction of a myth or a tribal memory — certainly nothing that reflected life in modern Southern California. But as Dee spoke in his soft, high voice, the...
  • Personal Websites, Other Online Tools Can Help Boost Patients' Mood

    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...
  • Community: Guild's luncheon is sweet charity

    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...
  • Kenneth 'Babyface' Edmonds Blazes Own Philanthropic Trail

    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...
  • Walking Tied To Fewer Breast Cancers In Older Women

     Walking Tied To Fewer Breast Cancers In Older Women
    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...