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Former President Jimmy Carter Undergoing Radiation Treatment For Brain Cancer

Former President Jimmy Carter announced Thursday that his cancer is on four small spots on his brain and he will immediately begin radiation treatment, saying he is “at ease with whatever comes.”


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Cancer Survivor Who Had Section Of Face Removed Strives To ‘Live Like A Warrior’

A local man who received a lot of assistance recovering from cancer is now determined to pay it forward.


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May Is Melanoma Awareness Month

After the long winter, it’s not a surprise everyone is gearing up to enjoy some fun outdoors this summer. Before heading out to catch some rays, think about protecting your skin.



Tee Up For 10th Annual Hack N’ Smack Celebrity Golf Tournament!

Hack n’ Smack Celebrity Golf Tournament Founder and Co-Host, Kevin E. West, UCI Dermatologist Kathryn Serowka and Cold Case Actor Jeremy Ratchford stopped by KCAL9 Wednesday to tell viewers about the event and how to get involved!

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High-Tech Device Aimed At Improved Skin Cancer Detection

Technology used to defend our country to spot and target deadly missiles has now been adapted to spot a deadly target on our skin.


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Girl Loses Father Suddenly After Leg Amputation, Mother’s Death

Hazard Elementary School officials and classmates are rallying around a student, a cancer survivor, who lost her last parent just three days ago.


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Dermatologist Weighs In On Top 5 High-Risk Cancer Spots

STUDIO CITY (CBS) — Skin cancer affects one out of five Americans, according to renowned dermatologist Dr. Lisa Chipps. Chipps appeared on KCAL9 News on Sunday morning with the top 5 high-risk cancer spots on […]


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TV Producer Stephen J. Cannell Dies

Stephen J. Cannell, the producer behind iconic TV shows like “The A-Team” and “21 Jump Street” died Thursday night at his Pasadena home. He was 69.


Brian Hogan was the love of Anna’s life. But she had no idea how quickly their lives would be changed by skin cancer.

Woman Loses Husband To Stage 4 Melanoma

For Anna and Brian Hogan, it was a whirlwind romance, a love that she never expected to find. It all started with a set-up from his mom. Anna agreed to meet him while he was playing pool. But Anna remembers one more thing about that night…