| Sep 12, 2013
When Keith Bosse's prostate cancer metastasized to his spinal column, his options for treatment were limited.
A stroke in the past year left him weak and unable to easily handle the type of chemotherapy and radiation that kept his prostate cancer in...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 10:34 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. is facing a crisis in how to deliver cancer care, as the baby boomers reach their tumor-prone years and doctors have a hard time keeping up with complex new treatments, government advisers reported Tuesday.
| Sep 11, 2013
| 4:20 PM
A medical office building across the street from the UCLA Medical Center in Santa Monica has sold for nearly $55 million to a Carpinteria investment firm in what brokers believe was a record-setting transaction.
Montecito Medical Investment Co. bought...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 1:05 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People who report eating the most red and processed meat before being diagnosed with colon cancer are more likely to die during the next eight years, according to a new study.
"It's another important reason to follow the...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 5:42 AM
They are everywhere, the pink things working to raise awareness of breast cancer.
Stand mixers, handbags, little stuffed bears and even trash cans.
There are the events, the runs, walks, bike tours and sports teams wearing pink uniforms that raise money...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 7:23 PM
In a most underhanded and insidious way, women's reproductive health rights in California were dealt a significant blow last month. That was when the availability of elective abortions at Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian, one of Orange County's elite...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 10:18 AM
Educational Series July through December 2013
Please join us for these free classes designed to improve your cancer journey.
We do ask that you pre-register as space is limited--really!
To register, call 574.287.4197 and tell us what you would like to...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 4:45 PM
Valerie Harper talks about her terminal brain cancer diagnosis on Monday's edition of “The Doctors.” How did she get the diagnosis? “I didn’t get it because my husband hid it,” says the actress, 73. “Poor baby. He was...
| May 3, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Thirty four clinicians and seven care teams recently received awards at Lehigh Valley Health Network's Friends of Nursing Celebration. The program was attended by more than 725 colleagues and community members at SteelStacks in Bethlehem. The awards are...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Iconic actress Valerie Harper, famed for her role as Rhoda Morgenstern on The Mary Tyler Moore Show and its spinoff, Rhoda, revealed this week that in January she learned of a terminal brain cancer diagnosis. Doctors discovered that she suffers from...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 6:01 PM
While the Supreme Court’s decision to forbid patents on human genes knocked out Myriad Genetics' long-guarded patent on two genes linked to breast cancer, the Utah-based company’s stock still rose soon after the news broke. That bit of...
| May 14, 2013
| 4:44 PM
Angelina Jolie’s revelation that she underwent a preventative double mastectomy may seem like a shocking move to some. But for many women who have dangerous hereditary risks coded into their genes, this kind of surgery before cancer strikes serves...