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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.


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Parents Of Girl Battling Leukemia Turn Hospital Trips Into Adventures

The parents of a girl, who has been diagnosed with Leukemia, have gone to great lengths in order to lift her spirits.


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Crystal Cathedral Founder Rev. Robert H. Schuller Undergoing Cancer Treatment

Rev. Robert H. Schuller, the founder of the Crystal Cathedral, is being treated for cancer.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/04/2013

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Cancer-Stricken Kids Cope With Chemotherapy By Escaping To Virtual Reality

Doctors at Children’s Hospital of Orange County are helping cancer-stricken kids cope with chemotherapy in an innovative way.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/23/2013

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Parents Try Holistic Approach To Help Baby With Rare Brain Tumor

The parents of a baby girl with a rare brain tumor have decided to try alternative medicine, instead of chemotherapy, to help their child.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/19/2013

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OC Sheriff Announces That She’s Battling Breast Cancer

Orange County Sheriff Sandra Hutchens announced that she has breast cancer and will continue to work, despite undergoing chemotherapy.


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LA Councilman Bill Rosendahl Returns To Work While Continuing Cancer Treatments

City Councilman Bill Rosendahl says he is coming back to work despite his ongoing battle with cancer.


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Santa Monica Judge, 71, Found Safe In Carson

Santa Monica Superior Court Judge Linda Kay Lefkowitz was missing Monday night, police said.


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Breast Cancer Survivor Walks To Celebrate, Spread Hope To Others

Diagnosed with breast cancer 14 years ago, Leonor Gavina-Valls will be among the thousands taking part in the Susan G. Komen L.A. County Race for the Cure on Saturday.


Sandra Mitchell

Blog: Warning Signs

It is my third day of radiation therapy. I am trying to find my way from the changing area to the treatment room…


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ThinkCure!: Woman Joins Clinical Trial To Help Further Cancer Research

Listening to her kids play with her husband by her side is music to Luisa Najera’s ears and she counts her blessings for moments like these every day.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/24/2011

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ThinkCure!: Research, New Treatments Give Hope To Girl Battling Cancer

After just a week in the hospital, 5-year-old Ruby Spencer is very familiar with tubes and swabs, but she would rather play with them on a doll than have it done to her.


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Friend’s Breast Cancer Inspires Woman’s Crusade Against The Illness

When Kellilyn Marie watched a good friend deal with breast cancer, while pregnant, no less…she sprung into action.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/21/2010

Allison Zicree battled a rare form of leukemia.

Parents Hope Girl’s Death Sparks Marrow Donations

Allison Zicree was a healthy baby girl who just celebrated her first birthday. Days later, her parents’ world would be turned upside down. Allison was diagnosed with a rare form of leukemia. She fought hard and went through aggressive chemotherapy, but it wasn’t enough.