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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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Camp Kesem: A Week Of Summer Fun For Kids Affected By A Parent’s Cancer

In many aspects, Camp Kesem is your typical summer camp where kids can go make friends and play, but it also helps campers dealing with cancer at home.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/18/2014

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Former Dodgers Pitcher Bobby Castillo Dies At 59

Former Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Robert “Bobby” Castillo died Monday after battling cancer. He was 59 years old.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/30/2014

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Boy Battling Brain Cancer Makes All-Star Little League Baseball Team

On the field at Friday’s San Dimas Little League All-Star game, a 12-year-old boy fought for every play.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/27/2014

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9-Month-Old Leukemia Patient Denied Bone Marrow Transplant

A Los Alamitos family is fighting obstacles from their medical insurer as they search for a bone marrow transplant for their 9-month-old son.

06/20/2014

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EPA Official To Take ‘Toxic Tour’ Of Malibu High School

An Environmental Protection Agency official Friday will take a “toxic tour” of three school campuses in Malibu.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/20/2014

Right fielder Tony Gwynn of the San Diego Padres signs autographs during a game against the Cincinnati Reds at Jack Murphy Stadium on April 30, 1995, in San Diego, California. (Photo credit: Stephen Dunn  /Allsport)

‘Mr. Padre’ Tony Gwynn, 54, Dies After Battle With Cancer

Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn has died of cancer at 54.

06/16/2014

Angelica and Arleene de Mesa. (credit: the de Mesa family)

HS Honors Student Grateful Her Cancer-Stricken Mom Got To See Her Graduate Hours Before Dying

Doctors had warned that her mother was probably too weak to live to see the next day.

06/09/2014

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