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Hundreds walked and ran in Exposition Park Saturday to help raise money and awareness for pancreatic cancer CBS2's Rich Fields was the emcee. (credit: CBS)

‘Purple Stride’ 5K Run-Walk Held To Raise Awareness For Pancreatic Cancer

Hundreds of people, cancer patients, family and friends took part.

05/03/2014

Some officers at the LAPD's Northeast division believe the building is making them sick. (credit: CBS)

LAPD Officers Believe The Northeast Station Is Making Them Physically Ill

One officer has been diagnosed with Pemphigus Vulgaris, an autoimmune disorder that involves sores and blisters to the skin and mucus membranes.

05/01/2014

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Reports: Banned Clippers Owner Has Prostate Cancer

Banned Clippers owner Donald Sterling has prostate cancer, according to multiple media outlets.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/01/2014

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American Folk Music Fest. Kicks Off Sunday In Calabasas To Raise Funds For Cancer Foundation

The Jennifer Diamond Cancer Foundation is hosting its second annual American Folk Music Festival in Calabasas this weekend to raise money for its programs.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/26/2014

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Country Singer Kevin Sharp Dies At 43

Sharp gained fame with the release of “Nobody Knows,” a single on his 1996 debut album “Measure of a Man.”

04/20/2014

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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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