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Oncology (INACTIVE)

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  • Mammograms and the confused women of America

     
    Do mammograms prevent breast cancer deaths? How about breast self-examinations? Like most other women in this country, I'm confused. Two years ago, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force shocked women -- and a number of breast oncologists -- by...
  • Latin American leaders coping with cancer

     
    Latin America Venezuela: Several Latin America leaders past and present are coping with cancer, although Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez may have the most serious case of all...
  • Avastin: There's the truth and then there's the politics behind the cancer drug [The conversation]

     
    Avastin: The FDA goes up against drug manufacturer Genentech with regards to the late-stage cancer drug....
  • Jennifer Egan, Siddhartha Mukherjee and Kay Ryan win writing Pulitzer Prizes

     
    The 2011 Pulitzer Prize winners include Jennifer Egan, Siddhartha Mukherjee, Kay Ryan, Ron Chernow and Eric Foner....
  • May 6 buzz: How to stop healthcare costs from going up; the benefit of Superman going global

     
    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...
  • Steve Jobs medical leave: experts speculate but Apple quiet

     
    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,......
  • USC's Keck School receives $24-million pledge for cancer research

     
    USC’s 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.......
  • Pregnant breast cancer patients more likely to survive

    Pregnant breast cancer patients more likely to survive
    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....
  • Worried about radiation danger?

    Worried about radiation danger?
    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...
  • Disney Family Cancer Center

    Disney Family Cancer Center
    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...
  • In Practice: Doctors bury grief to help patients and families

    In Practice: Doctors bury grief to help patients and families
    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...