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Prostate Cancer (INACTIVE)

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  • Tom Sherak dies at 68; former head of motion picture academy

     Tom Sherak dies at 68; former head of motion picture academy
    Tom Sherak had a long career as a studio executive and was involved in hundreds of films, including "Black Hawk Down," "Mrs. Doubtfire" and "Star Wars: Episode I — The Phantom Menace." But Sherak is best known for the jobs he did for free or...
  • Mayor Garcetti on Sherak: "He was the right person for the job"

    Mayor Garcetti on Sherak: "He was the right person for the job"
    Mayor Eric Garcetti said he was deeply saddened Tuesday over the death of his friend and newly-appointed film czar Tom Sherak. "Everybody feels a strong sense of loss,'' Garcetti said in an interview. "He was a public servant long before he became a...
  • Oklahoma Sen. Tom Coburn says he'll retire at end of the year

    Oklahoma Sen. Tom Coburn says he'll retire at end of the year
    WASHINGTON -- Republican Sen. Tom Coburn said late Thursday that he will leave Congress at the end of this session, two years before his term expires. The Oklahoma senator who pioneered budget slashing before the ascent of the tea party has been...
  • A New World of Options

    A New World of Options
    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,...
  • A Cut Above

    A Cut Above
    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...
  • Yes, men should pay for pregnancy coverage, and here's why

    Yes, men should pay for pregnancy coverage, and here's why
    Anti-Obamacare conservatives are chuckling over an exchange from the House's grilling of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on Wednesday morning, in which Rep. Renee Ellmers (R-N.C.) challenged Sebelius to explain why men should have to...
  • French president Francois Hollande is embroiled in sex scandal

    French president Francois Hollande is embroiled in sex scandal
    PARIS -- French President Francois Hollande is expected to use his traditional new year’s news conference Tuesday to announce reforms to kick-start the country’s economy, combat widespread unemployment and boost his lamentable popularity...
  • Kenneth Schechter dies at 83; Navy pilot performed heroic blind landing

    Kenneth Schechter dies at 83; Navy pilot performed heroic blind landing
    The stunned Navy pilot was gripped in pain, blood was pouring down his face and a good part of his warplane was destroyed. But worst of all, Ensign Kenneth Schechter couldn't see. An enemy shell had smashed into his Skyraider and fragments pierced his...
  • Cancer patient weds in hospital

    Cancer patient weds in hospital
    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...
  • Cancer survivor conquers 37-mile bike ride up Maui volcano

    Cancer survivor conquers 37-mile bike ride up Maui volcano
    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...
  • Bad vibrations? Truck drivers at risk for aggressive prostate cancer

    Bad vibrations? Truck drivers at risk for aggressive prostate cancer
    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...