Cancer

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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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La Habra Police Help Cancer-Stricken Father Attend Son’s 8th Grade Graduation

The La Habra Police Department helped a cancer-stricken father attend his son’s eighth-grade graduation on Wednesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/04/2014

Chef Kelly Boyer started Paleta in her kitchen. (credit: Paleta.com)

New Meal Program Offers A Healthier Way Of Living — With Gourmet Touches

Chef Kelly Boyer knows, first hand, how important healthy eating is.

06/04/2014

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RHOBH’s Joyce Giraud Discusses 7th Annual ‘Stand For HOPE’ 5K Run/Walk

Joyce Giraud, Ambassador of PADRES Contra El Cáncer and “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” cast member stopped by KCAL9 Wednesday to promote the 7th annual 5K run/walk taking place at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena on June 15th.

06/04/2014

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FDA Warns Routine Fibroid Surgery May Spread Hidden Cancer

The Food and Drug Administration has issued an alert that a routine procedure to treat fibroids may cause the spread of cancer.

05/08/2014

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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