| Aug 25, 2013
| 6:08 PM
Two months after being turned away, biotech giant Amgen Inc. said it has reached a $10.4-billion deal for cancer drug maker Onyx Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Amgen will pay $125 per share for the outstanding shares of Onyx, the two companies said Sunday.
| Jun 14, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Every house is a reflection of its owner. Some owners are just a bit more complicated than others. Tim Tattu is still settling into his new house, designed by Los Angeles architect Tom Marble in the steep hills overlooking the Silver Lake Reservoir. It is...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 12:17 PM
Longtime entertainment lawyer Irwin Russell, whose clients included Michael Eisner and Jim Henson, died Aug. 23 of complications from leukemia. He was 87.
Russell, a New York native, is best known for working to get Eisner installed as chief executive...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 9:00 AM
When director Kenji Mizoguchi died of leukemia in 1956 he was 58 and a leading figure in world cinema, championed by members of the French New Wave, and the recipient of major prizes at the Venice Film Festival three years in a row. Along with Yasujiro...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 4:37 PM
Talia Joy Castellano, a bubbly cancer patient who became an honorary CoverGirl with the help of Ellen DeGeneres, has died. She was 13.
The Orlando, Fla., teenager became a YouTube sensation with her motivational makeup tutorial videos, which captured...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Take "The Wonder Years," double the twee and give Fred Savage a British accent and leukemia and you'll have "Ways to Live Forever," an adorable death march stalking the last weeks of 12-year-old Sam's life.
Sam (Robbie Kay) and best friend Felix (Alex...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 4:54 PM
Keyboardist George Duke, one of the pioneers of the jazz-fusion movement that merged jazz, rock and funk in the late 1960s and 1970s, died Monday in Los Angeles, where he was being treated for chronic lymphocytic leukemia, his record label announced. He...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 8:03 AM
This never would have happened to any of the guys in 'N Sync.
A charity soccer match was held in Glasgow, Scotland, over the weekend for recently retired Aston Villa midfielder Stiliyan Petrov, who has leukemia. Over 60,000 people were in attendance...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 10:18 AM
As I was leaving the house this morning, I caught a brief "Today" show segment about a bunch of people who shaved their heads to show solidarity for a leukemia patient. Although this thoughtful gesture of support is hardly novel, what made it noteworthy...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 5:17 PM
Approximately 3,020 cancers could be prevented each year if doctors were more judicious about ordering CT scans for kids, according to a new study.
A CT scan is essentially a series of X-rays combined to give physicians a three-dimensional view of a...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 2:51 PM
Researchers at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, Md., announced that they had assembled the world's largest database of cancer-related genetic variations -- the data will be available for researchers to plumb as they work to understand how...