| Nov 5, 2013
| 10:14 AM
We're only five days into the charity 'stache-growing season and the Movember movement, now in its 10th year, seems to be sprouting up all over the place, from the "Today" show anchor desk to 7 For All Mankind Kind jeans to the Internet -- where Yahoo...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 1:11 PM
Warning: Driving a truck for a living can be hazardous to your health — if you are diagnosed with prostate cancer, researchers said Tuesday.
Prostate cancer is the most common type of cancer diagnosed in men, and in most cases it’s basically...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Veteran Hollywood executive Tom Sherak has a new role: Los Angeles film czar.
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on Thursday appointed Sherak to be his senior film advisor and help stem the flow of production that has taken a toll on the city's signature...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 7:29 PM
MEXICO CITY — Johnny Laboriel, a legendary Mexican rock 'n' roll singer and icon for the Afro-Mexicano community, has died in Mexico City, a representative said. He was 71.
He died early Wednesday at his home after an extended stay in the hospital...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 7:15 PM
Former Dodgers first baseman Steve Garvey, who led the team to three World Series appearances, said Monday that his prostate cancer surgery has been successful.
Garvey threw out the ceremonial first pitch Monday at Dodger Stadium, on a relay throw...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 3:18 PM
Trevor MacKay was busy training for a triathlon last November. Cancer was the furthest thing from his mind, but following a routine physical he got the shocking prognosis of prostate cancer. So the 49-year-old did his homework, interviewed several...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 2:55 PM
Robotic surgery — the pioneering da Vinci Surgical System in particular — was initially developed to target prostate cancer. And although robotic systems are now used to treat a wide range of cancers, they remain an especially effective,...
| Oct 20, 2013
HALEAKALA, Hawaii — It's not getting any closer, I thought to myself, gazing at the 30-mile-wide mound of ancient lava in the distance. Nearly an hour into my ride I was pounding the pedals heading up the north slope of Maui's Haleakala, one of...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 7:26 PM
Cancer patient Dennis Lyman, 68, married his longtime sweetheart, Barbara Monds, in the chapel at St. Joseph Hospital in Orange on Friday. The couple had planned to wed Monday, but Lyman's prostate cancer has spread to the bone, leaving him paralyzed from...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 2:43 PM
Married people who are diagnosed with the most common types of cancer are 20% less likely to die than patients who are single – and depending on the type of cancer they have, their odds of dying may be reduced by as much as 33%, new research shows....
| Sep 17, 2013
| 1:49 PM
There were more than 13.7 million cancer survivors living in the United States in 2012 -- nearly 2 million more than in 2008 -- according to a cancer research report released Tuesday.
But the numbers of Americans who die from cancer is also projected to...