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At this late date, about the only thing Mary Stark can protect her son from is bad news. Brandon is dying. He spends much of the day in an old La-Z-Boy recliner that his father rigged on wheels. A NASCAR quilt his mother made is tucked up under his chin....
Tags: University of Florida, Children, Medical Services, Death, Cancer
Special to The TimesIN the 1890s, a New York surgeon named William Coley tested a radical cancer treatment. He took a hypodermic needle teeming with bacteria and plunged it into the flesh of patients. After suffering through weeks of chills and fevers, many showed...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterWhen Rudolph W. Giuliani was diagnosed with prostate cancer in the spring of 2000, one thing he did not have to worry about was a lack of medical insurance. Today, the former New York mayor joins two other cancer survivors in seeking the Republican...
Ray Ellis, the versatile pop music arranger who wrote the charts for hits by the Four Lads, Bobby Darin, Connie Francis, Doris Day and Johnny Mathis, has died. He was 85. Ellis, a longtime resident of Ojai, died Oct. 27 of liver cancer at an assisted-...
2007-04-13 12:51:04.0 Administrator: Hello everyone, thank you for coming to the chat. We're starting a bit early so please send your questions. 2007-04-13 12:51:12.0 Helen : I have the BRCA2 mutation. I inherited the mutation from my Dad. He passed away...
Tags: Children, Death, Judaism, Breast Cancer, Mastectomy
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterFew of the primary contests that voters will decide Tuesday are as rancorous as the one between two Republicans who once served together in the Legislature. The fight between John Benoit and Russ Bogh, who once sat a few feet apart in the Assembly and...
Tags: Crimes, Cancer, Jim Battin, Elections, Health and Safety at Work
Despite years of health warnings about skin cancer, Americans continue to subject themselves to the sun's harms. New data show that from 1999 to 2004, sunburn prevalence among U.S. adults increased. Whites have the highest prevalence of sunburn...
Harold "Hal" A. Ellis Jr., a founder of real estate services firm Grubb & Ellis Co. and one of the best known figures in U.S. real estate, died Monday of metastatic melanoma at his home in Piedmont, Calif. He was 77. Ellis built a small Oakland brokerage...
Tags: Death, Real Estate, Family, Stock Broking, Stanford University
Call me squeamish, but I really wish I didn't know that John McCain recently suffered from an enlarged prostate. That, however, was merely one of the many bits of health trivia that emerged after the McCain campaign opened hundreds of pages of the...
Tags: World War II (1939-1945), Death, Bill Ayers, Elections, Russia
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterAs he exited the stairs of his "Straight Talk Express" campaign bus on a chilly March day in Iowa, Sen. John McCain carefully took one step at a time, his left hand gripping a rail and his right knee looking stiff. A bum knee isn't surprising in a 70-...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterMinutes after routine surgery for acute appendicitis in October 2003, Staff Sgt. Dean Witt, 25, was being moved to a recovery room at a Northern California military hospital when he gasped and stopped breathing. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD:...
Tags: Children, Crimes, Medical Services, Death, Iraq
Los Angeles Times Staff WritersJohn McCain is in good health despite a 15-year history of skin cancers, including a minor case as recently as February, and bouts with precancerous polyps in his colon, cysts in his kidney and stones in his bladder, his doctors said Friday. McCain, 71,...
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