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Cancer

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  • 5 Questions: Patrick Dempsey

     5 Questions: Patrick Dempsey
    Patrick Dempsey, the actor also known as "McDreamy," just committed to two more seasons on the hospital drama "Grey's Anatomy." But it's when the camera isn't rolling that Dempsey, 46, is really busy. He's riding bikes and parenting three children with...
  • Pedro E. Guerrero dies at 95; fine arts photographer

    Pedro E. Guerrero dies at 95; fine arts photographer
    Pedro E. Guerrero, a photographer whose early work with architect Frank Lloyd Wright sparked a long, distinguished career in the worlds of fine art and glossy magazines, died Thursday. He was 95. Guerrero died at his home in Florence, Ariz., said his...
  • On the frontier of medical pot to treat boy's epilepsy

    On the frontier of medical pot to treat boy's epilepsy
    MODESTO —Topamax. Depakote. Phenobarbital. The list goes on. Before Jayden David turned 5, he had tried a dozen powerful medications to tame a rare form of epilepsy. The side effects were devastating. There were grand mal seizures that lasted...
  • Genetics to determine cancer treatments

    Genetics to determine cancer treatments
    The war on cancer is poised to enter a new phase that promises more precise treatments, fewer side effects and, most of all, more survivors. And none too soon. Although death rates from many cancers have slowly but steadily declined over the decades,...
  • Fighting diseases with genetic therapy

     Fighting diseases with genetic therapy
    Genes make us who we are — in sickness and in health. We get our genetic makeup from our parents, of course, but in the future, we might be getting genes from our doctors too. Imagine your doctor promising to cure your cancer or heart disease by...
  • Future wellness efforts may include advice based on genes

    Future wellness efforts may include advice based on genes
    As medical advances continue to deliver ever-more effective treatments for symptoms and diseases, some doctors say it's time to focus on keeping people from getting sick in the first place. In other words: Prevention needs to be the priority of the...
  • Screenings to help treat the right cancers

     Screenings to help treat the right cancers
    Cancer is running out of places to hide. A new blood test can ferret out a single cancer cell tucked away among a billion healthy cells. Radiologists are using crystal-clear 3-D mammograms to find suspicious spots and lumps that they never could have seen...
  • Designer antibodies, nanoparticles, bacteria

     Designer antibodies, nanoparticles, bacteria
    When you pop a pill in the future, don't expect old-fashioned results. Thanks to new advances in the lab and a deeper understanding of the human body, drugs are becoming highly personalized and precisely targeted. And the hope is they'll also be more...
  • Anti-Muslim film: ‘Nobody showed up’ for Hollywood screening

     
    Ambassador killed: The cast and crew members of an anti-Muslim film that fueled an attack on U.S. Consulate in Libya said they are not happy with the film and were misled by the producer....
  • Egypt officials condemn film, ask Egyptians for 'self-restraint'

     
    The Egyptian government said Wednesday that it strongly condemned a movie ridiculing the Prophet Mohammed that triggered violent protests in Cairo and Benghazi, but called for "self-restraint" among those outraged by the film. Prime Minister Hisham Kandil...
  • U.S. ambassador killed; California man behind anti-Islam film hides

     
    An Israeli filmmaker based in California who made the movie belittling Islam’s prophet Mohammed that has ignited Middle East riots and led to the death of the U.S. ambassador in Libya has told the Associated Press that he is in hiding....