| 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 Caņada Flintridge resident, and Dr. Laura...
| 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 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...
| 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...
| May 3, 2014
| 9:30 PM
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The aftermath of California Chrome's stirring victory should have brought nothing but joy to the pilot of the ship, jockey Victor Espinoza.
He had, after all, won his second Kentucky Derby. His first was aboard War Emblem in...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 2:39 PM
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...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 5:57 PM
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....
| Feb 5, 2014
| 12:18 PM
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...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 9:33 PM
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...
| May 16, 2014
| 4:00 PM
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.
| May 17, 2014
| 5:55 PM
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...