Cancer

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UCI Researchers Find A Way To Unboil Eggs In Potential Cancer Fight Breakthrough

It’s not time travel, but researchers say the new breakthrough could go a long way in advancing cancer treatments.

01/26/2015

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Scientists: Tumor-Causing Virus Widespread In Wild Turkeys

Wildlife biologists tracking a tumor-causing virus first diagnosed in eastern wild turkeys five years ago have found the virus is far more widespread — but less deadly — than expected.

01/21/2015

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Report: Senior PR Exec From Politics, Show Business Dead At 41

Variety is reporting that a senior publicist who worked in the worlds of politics and show business has died.

01/10/2015

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Longtime ESPN Anchor Stuart Scott Dies At 49

Longtime sports anchor Stuart Scott lost his battle with cancer on Sunday at the age of 49-years-old.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/04/2015

Donna Douglas, best known for her role as Elly May Clampett on the hit 1960s sitcom "The Beverly Hillbillies", died on Jan. 2, 2015. She was 82. (credit: Sebastian Artz/Getty Images)

Donna Douglas, ‘Beverly Hillbillies’ Star, Dead At 82

Donna Douglas, who played the buxom tomboy Elly May Clampett on the hit 1960s sitcom “The Beverly Hillbillies,” has died.

01/02/2015

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OC Woman Who Beat Cancer 3 Times Invited To Decorate White House For Holidays

A decorator from Orange County, who fought and defeated Cancer three times, has been given a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity — to decorate a room in the White House for the holidays.

12/22/2014

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LAPD’s Badges For Bandages Campaign Brings Smiles To Kids Battling Cancer

The LAPD’s “Badges for Bandages” campaign is bringing smiles to the faces of young children who are battling cancer.

12/04/2014

With "Tommy Chong's Smoke Swipe," consumers can wipe the odor of pot off of their clothing. (credit: chongswipes.com)

Tommy Chong Fires Up Plan To Market Wipes To Remove Pot Smell From Clothing

Chong, of course, is known as one-half of the cannabis-fueled comedy duo Cheech & Chong, a partnership that produced six gold records and eight films, which he co-wrote and directed.

11/20/2014

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Support Cancer Awareness & Chop It All Off At Pechanga Spa!

All month long, every day, the Spa Pechanga at Pechanga Resort & Casino offers free hair cuts and styles to anyone – men or women – willing to donate 8 or more inches of their hair.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/22/2014

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Community Joins To Help Woman About To Lose Her Tongue To Cancer

A fundraiser was held Monday to benefit a Pomona woman who is fighting against stage four oral cancer.

CBS Los Angeles–10/13/2014

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11-Year-Old Pays Tribute To Cancer-Stricken Mother With ‘Quilt For A Cure’

Emma Manetta is on a mission to support patients undergoing treatment at The MemorialCare Breast Center at Orange Coast Memorial in Fountain Valley, where her mother, Shawna, receives care.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/29/2014

Stephanie Deagle volunteers her time to help cancer patients stay on the "Road to Recovery." (credit: CBS)

‘Road To Recovery’ Gives Cancer Patients A Lift, Literally

While the program is free you could say it is invaluable to the driver and the passenger.

09/26/2014

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Local Mother On A Mission To Raise Funds For Ovarian Cancer Research After Losing Daughter To The Disease

Paulinda Babbini calls Robin a dream daughter – student body president, cheerleader, homecoming queen at Pacific Hills High School in West Hollywood. But at 20, she lost her battle with the disease.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/23/2014

Actress Gwyneth Paltrow attends Hollywood Unites for the 4th Biennial Stand Up for Cancer (SU2C), a Program of the Entetainment Industry Foundation (EFI) at the Dolby Theatre on September 5, 2014 in Hollywood, California. (credit: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Stand Up To Cancer Telecast Brings In More Than $109M For Research

Stars, philanthropists, volunteers and activists came out in support of cancer research Friday for the “Stand Up To Cancer” telecast.

09/07/2014

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Local Dream Team Develops Cancer Treatment That’s Saving Lives

This Friday, CBS will air the annual star-studded telethon Stand Up To Cancer, which has raised millions for cancer research.

09/03/2014

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