| Feb 26, 2015
| 10:16 AM
To the editor: It is with great sadness and admiration that I read former Times journalist Laurie Becklund's posthumous op-ed article on dealing with metastatic breast cancer. She was brave to tell all that the emperor had no clothes. ("As I lay dying,"...
| Feb 20, 2015
| 7:45 PM
I am dying, literally, at my home in Hollywood, of metastatic breast cancer, the only kind of breast cancer that kills. For six years I've known I was going to die. I just didn't know when.
Then, a couple of weeks before Christmas, a new, deadly...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 1:24 PM
When it came time to pick the team's shoes in preseason, Woodside senior guard Ray Jackson had a thought: pink.
Sure, it looked nice and was different. But the color means something to Jackson, whose mother battled breast cancer last summer.
| Jan 28, 2015
The biggest risk factors for breast cancer are being female and growing older. According to statistics provided by the Susan G. Komen Foundation, one in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime.
With facts like these, it's no...
| Jan 4, 2015
| 6:00 AM
Like many working Americans, Lisa Gray thought she had good health insurance.
That was until she was diagnosed with leukemia in mid-2013, and the self-employed businesswoman made a startling discovery: Her health plan didn't cover the chemotherapy she...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 4:06 PM
Students from 23 classes at Adams Elementary School in Costa Mesa raised $651.49 — in the form of 65,149 pennies — in a Pennies for Prevention drive to benefit Community Service Programs' Project PATH, which fights problems associated with...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 6:52 PM
Mary Ann Mobley, who stepped into the spotlight as the first Miss Mississippi to become Miss America and later hit the silver screen opposite Elvis Presley, has died. She was 77.
She died Tuesday morning at her Beverly Hills home from complications of...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 1:06 PM
A run supporting the Susan G. Komen Foundation is coming to Broward County, thanks to help from the director of the county's only marathon.
On Feb. 15, Run for the Pink will take place in Fort Lauderdale in conjunction with the Publix Fort Lauderdale...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 9:39 AM
Hampton girls’ basketball coach Alan Jones has never been touched by the issue personally, but breast cancer awareness has become important to him. So for the fourth year, he is hosting an event — the Lady Crabbers Hoops For a Cure —...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 11:01 AM
Monica Jane Deemer, 80, of Newport Beach, passed peacefully at home Friday, November 14, 2014.
She was born to the late Alfred and Olive Langridge, June 12, 1934, in Los Angeles, Ca. Monica graduated from Immaculate Heart High School in Los Angeles...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 7:01 PM
Two scissors-wielding women sliced off the almost blue-black ponytail belonging to a very willing surgeon Friday, before sharing a long embrace.
The emotional moment was all for charity, the capstone of a $15,000 fundraising effort by Dr. Lisa Guerra...