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Tips To Spotting Deadly Form Of Nail Cancer

An unusual-looking stripe under your nail can be just as dangerous as a shape-shifting mole — doctors say both could be signs of cancer.

04/09/2014

The Hixson Metal Plant was cited by AQMD for producing a dangerous air quality in and around their Newport Beach plant. (credit: CBS)

State Regulators Demand OC Metal Plant Make Major Changes Or Shut Down

The South Coast Air Quality Management District (AQMD) issued notices to the County saying — Hixson poses an “unacceptably high” cancer risk to its neighbors.

04/02/2014

Actor James Rebhorn died on March 23, 2014. He was 65 (credit: Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for Tribeca Film Festival)

Veteran Character Actor James Rebhorn Dies At 65

James Rebhorn, the prolific character actor whose credits included “Homeland,” ”Scent of a Woman” and “My Cousin Vinny,” has died. He was 65.

03/23/2014

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UCLA Tests New Device That May Save Patient’s Hair During Chemotherapy

For many cancer patients, losing hair during chemotherapy can be especially hard during an already tough time. A new cap is being tested on breast cancer patients at UCLA Medical Center and it may save their hair.

03/18/2014

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

The group Quattro hopes their "Good Day" will lead to better times ahead for those battling breast cancer. (credit: CBS)

Music Group Hopes Their Song Will Hit All The Right Notes For Race For The Cure

“It’s a song about getting through the struggles of life and about looking on the positive side of things,” says Kevin Clayton, Quattro’s manager.

02/27/2014

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New Treatment Uses Modified HIV To Kill Lymphoma Cancer Cells

A new treatment takes a lymphoma patient’s extracted T cells and injects them with a crippled strain of HIV programmed to kill cancerous cells.

02/25/2014

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City Of Hope Program Educates African-American Women About Breast Cancer

A campaign is underway at City of Hope hospital in Duarte to educate African-American women about the risks of breast cancer.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/11/2014

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Tom Brokaw Diagnosed With Cancer

Veteran TV newsman Tom Brokaw has been diagnosed with cancer, NBC News said Tuesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/11/2014

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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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Employees Donate Vacation Time So Co-Worker Can Care For Cancer-Stricken Wife

Employees at a company headquartered in Camarillo have joined together to help a co-worker care for his cancer-stricken wife.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/18/2013

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Teen With Cancer Granted Wish To Fly In Helicopter

An 18-year-old teen was granted a special wish Thursday to fly in a helicopter.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/12/2013

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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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Sammy Hagar’s Drummer On A Mission To Make An Experimental Cancer Drug Available For Wife

Sammy Hagar’s drummer is on a mission to make an experimental cancer treatment available for his wife.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/10/2013

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Children Battling Life-Threatening Illnesses Treated To Special Holiday Cruise

Dozens of children battling illnesses were treated to a special cruise Monday evening to look at holiday lights.

12/09/2013

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