Cancer

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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

It wasn't the wedding she planned but it was one she will never forget. (credit: Lisa Wilson)

Dying Father Who Gave Away Daughter From His Hospital Bed To Be Laid To Rest Sunday

David Wilson passed away Tuesday night after a battle with a rare cancer, his son, Bob Brice said.

09/03/2014

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Local Teacher With Cancer Gets Strong Show Of Support After Running Out Of Sick Days

Carol Clark, a sixth-grade teacher at Jaime Escalante Elementary School in Cudahy, told KCAL9’s Kristine Lazar she didn’t think she would live to see her 56th birthday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/02/2014

Jim Kelly waves to the crowd during introductions during the Class of 2014 Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Ceremony at Fawcett Stadium on August 2, 2014 in Canton, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Keidel: Jim Kelly’s Final Score

Word dripped down this week that Jim Kelly’s cancer is gone. But what does that mean? Is it gone today only to make its interminable, terminal march back to his enervated frame? Or is it really gone, as in he won?

08/22/2014

Jim Kelly waves to the crowd during introductions during the Class of 2014 Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Ceremony at Fawcett Stadium on August 2, 2014 in Canton, Ohio. (credit: Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Jim Kelly’s Follow-Up Exam Shows No Sign Of Cancer

Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly received encouraging news in his battle with cancer.

08/20/2014

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Veteran LAPD Officer Wouldn’t Let Amputation Keep Him From Getting Back On Patrol

Less than a year ago, LAPD Officer Marcial Cruz agonized he’d never be on patrol again. Doctors had removed a tumor on the bottom of his left foot. When it turned out to be cancer they were forced to amputate.

08/14/2014

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See-Through Organs Allow Researchers To See Trouble Spots Inside Body

Treatments for Parkinson’s Disease, Kidney Disease, Alzheimer’s and even some Cancers, may soon receive a tremendous enhancement after local scientists have discovered a way to make organs transparent.

08/11/2014

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