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Liver Cancer (INACTIVE)

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  • Gilead Sciences' $84,000 price for hepatitis drug is scrutinized

    Gilead Sciences' $84,000 price for hepatitis drug is scrutinized
    U.S. lawmakers have asked Gilead Sciences Inc. to justify the price of its new $84,000 drug for hepatitis C patients amid growing concern about the high cost to taxpayers and consumers. In a letter to the Foster City, Calif., company, Rep. Henry A....
  • Check out hidden treasure: Mickey Mantle mementos displayed at public library

    Check out hidden treasure: Mickey Mantle mementos displayed at public library
    They are relics of days long gone, special keepsakes from America's pastime. And they were tucked away for years inside a Delray Beach man's house. Then Fran Marincola decided they needed to be shared. He started donating the things from his baseball...
  • U.S. lawmakers ask Gilead to justify hepatitis C drug's $84,000 price

    U.S. lawmakers ask Gilead to justify hepatitis C drug's $84,000 price
    U.S. lawmakers have asked Gilead Sciences Inc. to justify the price of its new $84,000 drug for hepatitis C patients amid growing concern about the high cost to taxpayers and consumers. In a letter to the Foster City, Calif., company Thursday, Rep....
  • Christopher Wilke, 12-year-old battling rare form of cancer, dies

    Christopher Wilke, 12-year-old battling rare form of cancer, dies
    Christopher Wilke, the 12-year-old Burbank resident who was fighting a rare form of cancer, died Thursday at 9:33 a.m. "He passed peacefully this morning, he wasn't in any pain," said his father, Joe Wilke. "He was resting comfortably and surrounded...
  • Around Town: Getting prepared for Bark for Life

    Noelle Ito, a Flintridge Prep alum, class of ’98, is a Bark for Life Altadena team captain. The event raises funds for the American Cancer Society and is part of their successful Relay for Life events, which have spread to more than 20 countries...
  • About 88,000 U.S. deaths each year traced to alcohol use, study says

    Alcohol is responsible for about 88,000 deaths in the U.S. each year, according to a new government report on the toll of excessive drinking. The study, published Thursday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, comes as police investigate an...
  • Harmonica player who helps others gets fund-raiser to help with his medical bills

     
    Rick “Mad Dog” Moyer, one of the Lehigh Valley’s premiere harmonica players and a musician who often pitched in to help others, is going through a battle himself, and this time other musicians are rallying around him. Rick "Mad Dog"........
  • Community rallies as child fights rare cancer

    Community rallies as child fights rare cancer
    Four strands of colorful beads dangled from Christopher Wilke’s IV pole as he sat on the couch in his hospital room overlooking Los Angeles. PHOTOS: Burbank 12-year-old's battle with rare form of cancer The yellow beads — more than two dozen...
  • Prices of new hepatitis C drugs are tough to swallow for insurers

    Prices of new hepatitis C drugs are tough to swallow for insurers
    A pair of new drugs to treat hepatitis C offer a cure for millions of Americans afflicted with the disease — but at a potentially staggering cost to taxpayers and health plans. Until now, therapies for hepatitis C helped only about half of...
  • Fewer Americans are living with hepatitis C, because more have died

    Fewer Americans are living with hepatitis C, because more have died
    The number of Americans who are infected with hepatitis C is falling, but that’s probably because more people who have been sickened by the virus are dying as a result, government researchers reported Monday. After analyzing data from thousands of...
  • Vodka and Russian men: a tempestuous (and tragic) love affair

    "Vodka is our enemy, so we'll utterly consume it!" goes the old Russian proverb. That love-hate relationship is thought to have helped send 37% of Russian men in 2005 to the grave before they had toasted their 55th birthday. And a new study finds that,...
  • 'The Capones' cast member passes away

    'The Capones' cast member passes away
    “The Capones” cast member and Elmwood Park resident Madeline Santarelli passed away Monday due to stage 4 liver and lung cancer, according to Cara Leopardo, co-creator of Reelz's "The Capones." A spokesman for Reelz confirmed the news of...