| Jun 7, 2013
| 8:19 PM
After finding a lump in her breast, Laura Wells had to wait nearly six months before getting a confirmed diagnosis of cancer.
The 46-year-old Costa Mesa woman was uninsured and working part-time when she discovered the lump in 2007. She worked for...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 12:23 AM
Los Angeles City Hall gets lit in various colors in support of different causes....
| May 29, 2013
| 2:32 PM
Bill Lansford, 90, a Latino Marine and Army veteran who sought to bring honor to the contributions of other Latinos who served in the nation’s wars, died May 22 at his Playa del Rey home. The cause was complications of prostate cancer, his wife Ruth...
| May 8, 2013
| 5:34 AM
The links between sleep and cancer are now so many, you could build a chain. A new study has found that for men who suffer insomnia and unwelcome wakefulness, the risk of prostate cancer is greater than for those whose sleep is undisrupted.
| May 3, 2013
| 4:14 PM
A man with no risk factors for prostate cancer can go his whole life without ever taking a PSA test, according to the American Urological Assn.
In a new clinical guideline unveiled Friday, the urologists said that only men between the ages of 55 and...
| Apr 22, 2013
Noel Greenwood, a former senior editor at the Los Angeles Times who helped shape local and California coverage as the newspaper outgrew its modest local ambitions and transformed itself into one of national stature, died Sunday at his Santa Barbara home....
| Apr 17, 2013
| 11:30 PM
One of the most hyped teams in NBA history fell exhaustedly into the playoffs Wednesday.
Appropriately, it happened with only three hours left in the season. Fittingly, it was clinched when they were just standing around.
Ten minutes before the...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 8:06 AM
The body of Nobel Prize-winning poet Pablo Neruda is being exhumed from his tomb in Chile on Monday morning in an attempt to discover whether he was poisoned by the regime of General Augusto Pinochet.
A team of forensic scientists will remove Neruda...
| Mar 3, 2013
Jerome Oxman, who started a mail-order business in the early 1960s that grew into a sprawling Santa Fe Springs outlet that became both a military surplus store and a military museum, has died. He was 97.
Oxman died of prostate cancer Feb. 22 at his...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 9:05 PM
Bishop Emeritus John D'Arcy, who oversaw the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend in Indiana for 24 years during a time of church closings, a national sex-abuse scandal and some run-ins with University of Notre Dame leaders, died Sunday of cancer at his...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 8:42 AM
Times reporter Nicole Santa Cruz will join L.A. Now Live to discuss the case of Dr. Ronald Gilbert, who was slain at his medical office near Hoag Hospital in Newport Beach....