Displaying items 85-96 of 651 » View latimes.com items only< Previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11-55 Next >
Special to The TimesOctober is breast cancer month -- a time to reflect on both the great strides made against the disease and the awful toll it still takes. But in 2008, another sort of breast cancer-related phenomenon is on many minds. In the wake of former Sen. John...
Times Staff WriterCingular Wireless has named Andy Shibley vice president and general manager of the greater Los Angeles market. Arti Hurria, M.D., has been appointed director of the new aging and cancer research program at City of Hope. Schematic announced the addition of...
Dr. Donald F. Gleason, the Minnesota pathologist who developed the Gleason score that is now used almost universally in the U.S. to predict the likely outcome of prostate cancer, died Dec. 28 of a heart attack at his home in Edina, Minn. He was 88....
Times Staff WriterAlone at his computer, drool sliding down his chin, Tom Hill searched the Internet for anything that could save him. His 55-year-old body was gradually shutting down. His muscles twitched uncontrollably. He could no longer talk, so he scribbled notes...
Tags: Biology, Chemotherapy, Rentals, Insulin, Science and Technology
Special to The TimesIf you are lucky, this is the way cancer treatment ends, not with a bang but a whimper. Let's see, of the treatments listed for me in November: chemo--it's done; surgery--done; radiation--done. It remained only to go see my oncologist, Dr. James Waisman,...
Tags: Chemotherapy, Diseases and Illnesses, Mammogram, Luge, Sports
Special to The TimesMary Susan Herczog chronicled her battle with breast cancer in The Times from December 1997 to August 1998. Today, she updates us. * After going down the "how's this and how's that?" checklist and getting variations on "just fine, thanks" in response,...
Special to The TimesChemo is over. Chemo is over. Chemo is over. I think this bears repeating. Chemo's over. Chemo's over. Chemo's over. I've been busy since we last visited, so let's catch up. After five of eight rounds of chemotherapy, my doctor decided my heart and...
Special to The TimesI thought it was high time to introduce you to the directors of this production I've been starring in, the adorable and delightful total geniuses who are saving my life: Dr. Melvin Silverstein, surgical oncologist, and Dr. James Waisman, medical...
Tags: Chemotherapy, Diseases and Illnesses, Mammogram, Tumors, Biopsy
Times Staff WriterAndrea Collins' presence is felt in profound ways, even five weeks after her death. Her teammates on the Santa Ana Mater Dei High girls' volleyball team feel it every time they look toward the bench, where Collins' No. 54 jersey occupies an otherwise...
Fifth Annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Health & Fitness to Feature Top Medical and Holistic Health Experts Oct 4-5 at USCThis page has moved. If you are not automatically re-directed, please click here.
Fifth Annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Health & Fitness to Feature Top Medical and Holistic Health Experts Oct 4-5 at USCLOS ANGELES, Sept. 12, 2003 – The fifth annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Health & Fitness will feature 42 panel sessions conducted by some of the nation's top medical and holistic health experts specializing in a wide variety of areas...
Times Staff WritersWilliam Watson doesn't have cancer. But for at least four days last week, nurses at Martin Luther King Jr./Drew Medical Center gave the 46-year-old man a potent anti-cancer drug before they realized the medication was intended for another patient. When...
Oct 5, 2008 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Nov 30, 2006 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Jan 19, 2009 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Feb 20, 2005 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Aug 10, 1998 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Mar 29, 1999 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Jun 8, 1998 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Jul 13, 1998 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Oct 15, 2003 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Sep 12, 2003 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Sep 12, 2003 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Feb 26, 2004 |Story| Los Angeles Times