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Brain Tumor

Jon Jon Lorenz is fighting a rare form of brain tumor. (credit: PrayForJonJon.com)

Community Rallies To Support Boy, 7, With Rare Form Of Cancer

At the tender age of 7, Jon Jon Lorenz is battling a rare form of cancer that most adults have never heard of.

03/14/2014

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Family Needs Help With Funeral Expenses For Boy Who Succumbed To Brain Tumor

The Gardena Police Department is asking the public to help a family who recently lost an 8-year-old boy to cancer.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/08/2014

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OC Girl Undergoing Chemotherapy For Brain Tumor Reunited With Missing Family Dog

An Orange County family reunited with their dog last month after he went missing in Arizona more than a year ago say his return offers new hope to their family.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/10/2013

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Moorpark Parents Suspect Their Children’s Brain Tumors Are Related

A group of Moorpark parents who have children suffering from brain tumors are wondering whether the connection is a fluke or indicative of a bigger problem.

12/03/2013

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City Of Downey’s Irish Roots Leads To Chance Timing That May Save Woman’s Life

The chance relationship between the city of Downey in Los Angeles and Roscommon County in Ireland led to a coincidence in timing that may have saved a woman’s life.

09/24/2013

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2 Southland Walks To Benefit Brain Tumor Research

On Sunday morning, Frank Figueroa and Bryan Bishop visited KCAL9 to discuss two upcoming walks that will raise awareness and funds for brain tumor research.

09/15/2013

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Parents Try Holistic Approach To Help Baby With Rare Brain Tumor

The parents of a baby girl with a rare brain tumor have decided to try alternative medicine, instead of chemotherapy, to help their child.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/19/2013

Rebekah Del Rio will give a benefit concert the night before she is scheduled to have a brain tumor removed. (credit: CBS)

Singer Announces She’s Giving Possible Final Concert Due To Brain Tumor

There is no primer on how to prepare for a brain surgery.

12/12/2012

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Cancer Survivor, 10, Plays Alongside Stars In ‘Playing For Keeps’

A 10-year-old cancer survivor from Southern California plays alongside Hollywood heartthrob Gerard Butler in a new romantic comedy flick.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/03/2012

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Sheryl Crow Reveals She Has A Benign Brain Tumor

Singer and songwriter Sheryl Crow has casually revealed she has a brain tumor, but not to worry – it’s benign.

06/05/2012

Baseball Hall of Fame Induction

Gary Carter’s Health Takes Turn For Worse

Gary Carter’s health has taken a turn for the worse.

01/19/2012

Paul Promen graduated from high school despite being in the hospital. (credit: CBS)

Friends Bring HS Graduation Ceremony To Friend In Hospital Battling Inoperable Brain Tumor

The past two weeks have been anything but typical in the life of high school senior Paul Promen, 17.

06/01/2011

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Teenager Returns To Dodgers Camp Cancer-Free

Chris Ramirez stood in the hot desert sun, smiling as he surveyed the pitchers tossing in front of him.

03/06/2011

Maddie and her mom. (credit: MaddieJamesFoundation.org)

Parent’s Of Dying Girl Hope To Raise Money To Help Her Favorite Place

Their little girl is dying. But an Orange County couple is using their grief to honor their daughter.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/01/2011