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Oncology (INACTIVE)

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  • West L.A. pet hospital caters to high-end clients

     West L.A. pet hospital caters to high-end clients
    All the amenities of modern medicine are available at a new West Los Angeles hospital. There's 24-hour emergency care, a team of surgeons, psychology and physical therapy units, MRI and CT machines, one of the top oncologists in the country. Medical...
  • Indianapolis and Peyton Manning view his return with mixed emotions

    Indianapolis and Peyton Manning view his return with mixed emotions
    INDIANAPOLIS¬†— The Circle City is suddenly the Full Circle City. Peyton Manning is coming home Sunday to play the Indianapolis Colts for the first time, leaving this a town torn. A common sentiment here, where Manning won a Super Bowl and an...
  • Will Supreme Court's take on gene patents help Myriad?

    Will Supreme Court's take on gene patents help Myriad?
    While the Supreme Court’s decision to forbid patents on human genes knocked out Myriad Genetics' long-guarded patent on two genes linked to breast cancer, the Utah-based company’s stock still rose soon after the news broke. That bit of...
  • Decoding Angelina Jolie's double mastectomy and BRCA genes

    Decoding Angelina Jolie's double mastectomy and BRCA genes
    Angelina Jolie’s revelation that she underwent a preventative double mastectomy may seem like a shocking move to some. But for many women who have dangerous hereditary risks coded into their genes, this kind of surgery before cancer strikes serves...
  • Married cancer patients fare better: Can you put that in a pill?

    Married cancer patients fare better: Can you put that in a pill?
    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....
  • My melanoma, my message

    My melanoma, my message
    As a surgical oncologist, I'm usually the one delivering the bad news. But this time I was the recipient. Nine days earlier, my dermatologist had taken a biopsy from a small pink dot on my back, and now the results were available. It was, he told me,...
  • Robert Schuller diagnosed with life-threatening cancer

    Robert Schuller diagnosed with life-threatening cancer
    Doctors have diagnosed Robert H. Schuller with life-threatening cancer and said that with treatment he could live another two years, his family has announced. The 89-year-old has a life-threatening growth in his esophagus, said his daughter, Sheila...
  • Family 'surprised' by Robert Schuller cancer treatment prognosis

    Family 'surprised' by Robert Schuller cancer treatment prognosis
    The family of Robert H. Schuller was "surprised" by the diagnosis that treatment for life-threatening cancer could give the famed evangelist another two more years, according to the church headed by his daughter. The 89-year-old has a growth in his...
  • Santa Monica medical office building sells in record-setting deal

    Santa Monica medical office building sells in record-setting deal
    A medical office building across the street from the UCLA Medical Center in Santa Monica has sold for nearly $55 million to a Carpinteria investment firm in what brokers believe was a record-setting transaction. Montecito Medical Investment Co. bought...
  • Hoag's underhanded abortion ban

    Hoag's underhanded abortion ban
    In a most underhanded and insidious way, women's reproductive health rights in California were dealt a significant blow last month. That was when the availability of elective abortions at Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian, one of Orange County's elite...
  • Patient is out of network, out of luck

     Patient is out of network, out of luck
    A worrisome abdominal pain drove Jalal Afshar to seek treatment last year at healthcare giant Kaiser Permanente. The Pasadena resident and Kaiser member had lived for years with a rare condition known as Castleman's disease, which affects the lymph...