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The most undervalued, yet comprehensive cancer immunotherapy in development?

| March 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

Los Angeles, CA / ACCESSWIRE / November 3, 2014 / TheNational Cancer Institute (NCI) spends upwards of $4.9 billion each year oncancer research.

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Dr. Owen Witte recognized with AACR G.H.A. Clowes Memorial Award

| April 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

( American Association for Cancer Research ) The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) is honoring Owen N. Witte, M.D., founding director of the Eli & Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine & Stem Cell Research and distinguished professor of microbiology, immunology, and molecular genetics at the University of California, Los Angeles, with the 55th annual AACR G.H.A

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Cancer Support Network, Imerman Angels, Launches in Los Angeles

| April 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

April 12th Launch Party Entertains Los Angeles’ Elite and Celebrates West Coast Presence (PRWeb April 02, 2015) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2015/04/prweb12627221.htm

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Read All About It! The WLAVA Unfurls Its Meso Program for Veterans

| February 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Veteran's Administration's website has been updated. Veterans with mesothelioma and asbestos-related lung cancer can now arm themselves with the tools they need to fight back. Click here (http://www.losangeles.va.gov/services/Mesothelioma.asp) to learn more about the Comprehensive Mesothelioma Treatment and Research Program at the West Los Angeles VA

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Eva Mendes Praises Cancer-stricken Brother At Charity Fundraiser

| January 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Actress Eva Mendes fought back tears as she paid tribute to her cancer-stricken brother during a charity event in Los Angeles on Wednesday night (28Jan15).

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Protein-based Therapy Shows Promise against Resistant Leukemia

| January 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Resistance of leukemia cells to contemporary chemotherapy is one of the most formidable obstacles to treating acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), the most common form of childhood cancer. Now researchers at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) have designed and developed a new protein-based therapy they believe will prove highly effective against drug-resistant …

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UCLA researchers develop new tool to predict postoperative liver cancer recurrence after transplant

| January 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

( University of California – Los Angeles Health Sciences ) University of California Los Angeles transplantation researchers have developed a novel method that more accurately calculates the risk of disease recurrence in liver cancer patients who have undergone a liver transplant, providing a new tool to help physicians make treatment and surveillance decisions.

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Son of a Mesothelioma Victim Shows Veterans with Mesothelioma How to Get the Right Answers, Right Away

| December 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

“Unfortunately, the center is not on the radar,” said Clare Cameron, executive director of The Pacific Meso Center. The Comprehensive Mesothelioma Center (CMC) in West Los Angeles is headed by Dr. Robert B.

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Son of a Mesothelioma Victim Urges VA Secretary of Health to Fund Medical Program Dedicated to Veterans Stricken with …

| December 12, 2014 | 0 Comments


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New 'bubble baby' treatment means kisses for 18 kids

| November 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

A new treatment for children with “bubble baby” conditions means a pair of California twins can finally have their chubby cheeks kissed.A team at the University of California Los Angeles has combined two techniques — gene therapy and stem cell therapy — to treat 18 children with a genetically inherited immune condition called ADA-deficient severe combined immunodeficiency or SCID.

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