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Prostate Cancer Foundation Awards Unprecedented Number of New Research Grants

January 25, 2018

January 25, 2018

Celebrating its 25th year as the global leader in driving cutting-edge research leading to treatments and cures for prostate cancer, the...

$2.5 Million Gift from Robert Frederick Smith to the Prostate Cancer Foundation is the Largest Donation Ever Dedicated to Advancing Prostate Cancer Research in African-American Men

January 16, 2018

January 16, 2018

Helping to advance revolutionary research in prostate cancer, Robert F. Smith, Founder, Chairman and CEO of Vista Equity Partners, has...

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer at Santa Monica Pier

November 3, 2017

November 3, 2017

By Sam Skopp   The American Cancer Society (ACS) held locally one of its Making Strides Against Breast Cancer fundraisers...

Westside Beat: The Sound Breast Institute hosts Breast Cancer Awareness Month Kick-Off

October 20, 2017

October 20, 2017

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Chella speaks with experts, advocates as well as survivors about this important social...

A Bewitching, Halloween-Themed Charity Race: the 20th Annual L.A. Cancer Challenge

October 17, 2017

October 17, 2017

Spooky witches and monsters and ghosts and goblins will be haunting the 20th Annual L.A. Cancer Challenge (LACC) this Halloween season on the boo-tiful UCLA campus to...

Breast Cancer Survivor and Single Mom Advises Women to Get Essential Health Screenings

October 12, 2017

October 12, 2017

October is Women’s Health and Breast Cancer Screening Month, and Shelley Ramey, a West Los Angeles resident and breast cancer...

Crawfish For Cancer: Raising Money on the Pier for Multiple Myeloma Research

October 10, 2017

October 10, 2017

By Sam Skopp   The Crawfish for Cancer festival saw Santa Monica Pier come alive with critters Saturday, for the...

Focus: Pancreatic Cancer

February 17, 2017

February 17, 2017

Organized by Agi Hirshberg, the 13th Annual Agi Hirshberg Symposium on Pancreatic Cancer is set to take place Saturday February 25...

Scientific Update: Study Unmasks the Genetic Complexity of Cancer Cells in the Same Tumor

January 10, 2017

January 10, 2017

A new study led by Cedars-Sinai investigators dramatically illustrates the complexity of cancer by identifying more than 2,000 genetic mutations...

John Daum Dies of Cancer at 73

December 15, 2016

December 15, 2016

Mary Nichols and John Daum were California’s environmental odd couple for 46 years of marriage, as she’s the state’s top...