| Jun 28, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Avastin: The FDA goes up against drug manufacturer Genentech with regards to the late-stage cancer drug....
| Apr 18, 2011
| 4:35 PM
The 2011 Pulitzer Prize winners include Jennifer Egan, Siddhartha Mukherjee, Kay Ryan, Ron Chernow and Eric Foner....
| May 6, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Most viewed and commented: Diagnosis as disease Are doctors overmedicating their patients, and subsequently raising healthcare costs? That's what H. Gilbert Welch contends. The practicing physician and professor of medicine at the Dartmouth Institute...
| Jan 17, 2011
| 9:34 PM
Apple and Steve Jobs. Walt Disney Co. and Walt Disney. Ford Motor Co. and Henry Ford. There are few titans of industry who are as synonymous with their brands as these men have been -- and in Steve Jobs' case,......
| Jul 13, 2010
| 4:34 PM
USCâs Keck School of Medicine has received a pledge for a $24-million donation from media mogul Sumner M. Redstone to support cancer research and treatment by a USC doctor who Redstone said saved his own life, the school announced Wednesday.......
| Sep 30, 2010
| 3:45 PM
There may be few pregnancy nightmares worse than finding a lump in one’s breast, given the dueling fears that if it’s cancer, treatment could harm the developing fetus, while delay and pregnancy hormones could fuel a tumor’s growth....
| May 15, 2010
Allan Manings, a television comedy writer and producer who created the situation comedy "One Day at a Time" with his late wife, actress Whitney Blake, has died. He was 86.
Manings, who recently underwent surgery for esophageal cancer, died after going...
| Mar 17, 2011
| 2:00 PM
UCLA professor Keisuke Iwamoto answered reader questions about the dangers of radiation exposure in a live Web chat Thursday.
Iwamoto, a faculty member at UCLA's Division of Molecular and Cellular Oncology, studies radiation exposure and how it can...
| Mar 20, 2011
The Roy and Patricia Disney Family Cancer Center at Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank has ushered in a new era in cancer care for Californians. The Cancer Center brings together some of the most advanced technology in radiation oncology...
| Feb 27, 2012
Rebecca's cancer was born in her bone marrow. Her abnormal blood cells soon broke free of their nest, sailing down the rivers of her arteries and veins to seed her liver, lungs and brain with malignancy.
Chemotherapy for her metastatic acute myeloid...
| Sep 19, 2010
The Widower's Tale
Pantheon: 402 pp., $25.95
The outspokenly fuddy-duddy 70-year-old patriarch at the center of "The Widower's Tale," Julia Glass' class-consciousness-raising new novel, is a recently retired Harvard librarian named...