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City of Hope

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Exercise may cut endometrial cancer risk for heavy women

    Exercise may cut endometrial cancer risk for heavy women
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Overweight and obese women who get plenty of exercise may have a lower risk of endometrial cancer than if they were sedentary, according to new research. Strenuous and moderate physical activity were linked to lowered risk for...
  • Woman meets donor three years later

    Woman meets donor three years later
    Being separated by an ocean and having never met didn't stop Yvonne Vohl from offering a lifeline to Karen Castelblanco. Castelblanco, 42, of Huntington Beach, was diagnosed with leukemia in 2010 and received a bone-marrow transplant from Vohl, 41, of...
  • Former LCHS student Patrick Perrigue earns doctorate

    Former LCHS student Patrick Perrigue earns doctorate
    Patrick Perrigue earned his Ph.D. in neuroscience, graduating in June from City of Hope's Beckman Research Institute.  Perrigue, a 2002 graduate of La Cañada High School, plans to pursue a career in cancer research.  During his high school years in La...
  • Los Angeles Philharmonic to hold free concert with YOLA in September

    Los Angeles Philharmonic to hold free concert with YOLA in September
    The Los Angeles Philharmonic will hold a free, open-house concert at Walt Disney Concert Hall in September, featuring conductor Gustavo Dudamel and musicians from the Youth Orchestra of L.A. Members of the two orchestras will perform a matinee concert...
  • The cars are the stars

    The cars are the stars
    If you name a classic muscle car, Tim Miller will tell you he probably owns it. And if you ask him if you could look at it, he'll most likely say yes. The owner of Surf City Garage opened the shop's doors to the public Sunday for its fifth annual car...
  • Reed will retire from school district

    Darrin Reed, who is battling leukemia, has retired from his job with the Laguna Beach Unified School District, he said Thursday by phone. Reed, the former executive assistant to the superintendent, is leaving after 14 years with the district to keep his...
  • 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...
  • 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...