Subject:

Cancer

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2013

    Reg Penner and Greg Weiss, UCI Professors, Boost Home Pregnancy-Like Tests for Cancer

    Two UC Irvine professors called "superstars" for, among other things, working to develop the equivalent of a home pregnancy test for cancer, kick off the School of Physical Sciences' 2013-14 Breakfast Lecture Series next Tuesday, Oct. 8. "Benevolent Viruses Working to Detect Cancer" is the title of ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 8, 2013

    Bark for Life

    Fountain Valley Sports Park

  • Culture

    July 4, 2013

    There's Beauty in Beatriz da Costa's Malignant Tumors

    The late UC Irvine professor's documentation of her cancer battle finds a home at the Laguna Art Museum

  • Blogs

    July 4, 2013

    Last Shot: Getting a PET Scan

    [Editor's Note: Longtime concert photographer and fellow Weekling Andrew Youssef found out almost two years ago that he had Stage IV colon cancer. In that time, he has continued to shoot tons of music events for us on top of other freelance work and holding a day job at a hospital, of all places. As ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2013

    Last Shot: Surviving with Quicksand

    [Editor's Note: Longtime concert photographer and fellow Weekling Andrew Youssef found out almost two years ago that he had Stage IV colon cancer. In that time, he has continued to shoot tons of music events for us on top of other freelance work and holding a day job at a hospital, of all places. As ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2013

    Last Shot: Working a Steady Job While Fighting Cancer

    [Editor's Note: Longtime concert photographer and fellow Weekling Andrew Youssef found out almost two years ago that he had Stage IV colon cancer. In that time, he has continued to shoot tons of music events for us on top of other freelance work and holding a day job at a hospital, of all places. As ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2013

    Last Shot: The Roller Coaster of Cancer

    [Editor's Note: Longtime concert photographer and fellow Weekling Andrew Youssef found out almost two years ago that he had Stage IV colon cancer. In that time, he has continued to shoot tons of music events for us on top of other freelance work and holding a day job at a hospital, of all places. As ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 30, 2013

    Last Shot: The Difficulty Of Updating Friends About My Health

    [Editor's Note: Longtime concert photographer and fellow Weekling Andrew Youssef found out almost two years ago that he had Stage IV colon cancer. In that time, he has continued to shoot tons of music events for us on top of other freelance work and holding a day job at a hospital, of all places. As ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 16, 2013

    Last Shot: Telling Your Friends You Have Cancer

    [Editor's Note: Longtime concert photographer and fellow Weekling Andrew Youssef found out almost two years ago that he had Stage IV colon cancer. In that time, he has continued to shoot tons of music events for us on top of other freelance work and holding a day job at a hospital, of all places. As ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 10, 2013

    Bay Area Researchers Claim Cannabis Can Cure Cancer

    Marijuana has been used for medicinal purposes--relieving stress and pain and fighting hunger and nausea--for centuries if not millennia. But now, a pair of doctors in San Francisco claim that they've compiled reliable data showing that a certain compound in cannabis--cannabidiol--may actually cure ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2013

    Last Shot: Struggling to Shoot Coachella

    [Editor's Note: Longtime concert photographer and fellow Weekling Andrew Youssef found out almost two years ago that he had Stage IV colon cancer. In that time, he has continued to shoot tons of music events for us on top of other freelance work and holding a day job at a hospital, of all places. As ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 28, 2013

    Last Shot: Helmet Doesn't Let My Dedication Go Unsung

    [Editor's Note: Longtime concert photographer and fellow Weekling Andrew Youssef found out almost two years ago that he had Stage IV colon cancer. In that time, he has continued to shoot tons of music events for us on top of other freelance work and holding a day job at a hospital, of all places. As ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2013

    Last Shot: Chemical Warfare

    [Editor's Note: Longtime concert photographer and fellow Weekling Andrew Youssef found out almost two years ago that he had Stage IV colon cancer. In that time, he has continued to shoot tons of music events for us on top of other freelance work and holding a day job at a hospital, of all places. As ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2013

    Last Shot: Helplessness Blues at a Fleet Foxes Concert

    [Editor's Note: Longtime concert photographer and fellow Weekling Andrew Youssef found out almost two years ago that he had Stage IV

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2013

    Co Dang Long Pham, Westminster OB/GYN, Disciplined by California Medical Board For Letting Rectal Mass Grow

    Man, what is it with butt cancer nowadays? Weekly photographer/writer Andrew Youssef is documenting his battle with colon cancer for us, and I got another pal who's suffering from rectal cancer. And this morning, I learned that Westminster doctor Co Dang Long Pham was disciplined by the Medical Boar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 28, 2012

    This Joint's For You: An Open Letter To Sheriff Sandra Hutchens About Medical Marijuana

    Dear Sheriff Hutchens,We here at OC Weekly would like to extend our heartfelt condolences about your recent diagnosis of breast cancer. We're glad, however, that you plan to remain in office while you seek treatment, since you're the best sheriff this county's ever had--and yes, we know that's not s ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 13, 2012

    Race for the Cure

    Fashion Island

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2012

    Glen Justice, OC Cancer Doctor Who Devised $1 Million Insurance Fraud Scam, 'Couldn't Say No' To Patients

    ​A doctor charged with submitting bills for up to $1 million worth of cancer medications--medications that were never provided to patients--will be suspended for a year after he gets out of jail, then placed on 10 years of probation, the California Medical Board has announced.  Glen Justice r ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 19, 2012

    'Hot Coffee'

    Huntington Beach Library

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2012

    Beachwood BBQ To Raffle Off 130 Pints of Pliny The Younger

    ​We just got news that'll leave beer geeks salivating. Beachwood BBQ has Pliny The Younger--130 pints of it--and they're raffling it all away.   To honor the memory of Tony Carbone, a friend of the restaurant who died of cancer, Beachwood is hosting a charity raffle at its Seal Beach and ... More >>

  • Film

    September 29, 2011

    Knocked Down In '50/50'

    Cancer memoir meets Seth Rogen comedy in this slightly uncomfortable film

  • Blogs

    July 9, 2010

    [UPDATED:] The 88! Auctioning A Guitar Lesson For Leukemia Fundraiser

    ​Update: We just found out that Adam Merrin, also from the 88!, is auctioning off a piano lesson for the same charity as well. Bid on that here.Aw, sweet. Keith Slettedahl, guitarist/vocalist for the Los Angeles-based rock group, The 88!, is auctioning off a one-hour guitar lesson. What will you ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2010

    Bartender Again Gives Up Her Butt for Boobs

    ​Serena Stewart is once again giving up her butt for boobs--that is, the nanny, bartender and motorcyclist is enduring the pain to her backside from riding a motorcycle for more than 9,000 miles to raise money for breast cancer survivors.Stewart pushed off on her '06 Harley Davidson Road King in S ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 29, 2010
  • Blogs

    April 2, 2010

    Local Surfer Jodie Nelson Makes a Friend on Her Marathon Paddle

    Courtesy of Paddle With Purpose​Last weekend, co-founder of the SUP Spot and highly respected ambassador of stand-up paddling, Jodie Nelson, set out for an intense 39.8 mile paddle from Catalina Island to Dana Point during the Ohana Ocean Catalina Challenge, becoming the first woman ever to comple ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2010

    Local Surfer Jodie Nelson Paddles For Breast Cancer Awareness

    ​This weekend, co-founder of the SUP Spot and highly respected ambassador of stand-up paddling, Jodie Nelson, prepares for a historic challenge of being the first woman ever to paddle a grueling 39.8 miles from Catalina Island to Dana Point.

  • Calendar

    January 28, 2010

    Todd Rocks Benefit

    House of Blues

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2009

    Researchers: Cell Phones and Brain Tumors Are a Bad Connection

    ​Keep those Blackberries pushed up tightly against your heads, Christmas shoppers: a very large, 30-year study of just about everyone in Scandinavia shows no link between cell-phone use and brain tumors.Reuters has the skinny.The findings validate what UC Irvine medical researchers have been sayin ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 19, 2009

    BreastFest

    The Crosby

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2009

    Gettin' Made: For a Good Cause

    On October 29, The Vintage Emporium in Long Beach will be hosting a Crafty Thursday class to benefit breast cancer research. Class size is limited, so you breast sign up quick! Denise Hahn of In My Blue Room teaches a Mini-book workshop on October 29 to benefit breast cancer research.​ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2009

    Doctor-Minister Arrested for Fake Cancer Cure Has OC Ties

    ​Another health practitioner with Orange County ties has been arrested on suspicion of prescribing phony cancer cures.WSJ.com​Licensed physician and ordained Pentecostal minister Christine Daniel of Mission Hills was arrested Thursday night in Los Angeles for allegedly taking $1.1 million from 5 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2009

    "Natural Doctor" featured in OC Register Charged With Being a Fake

    Daryn Peterson Daryn Peterson must have been flying pretty high on June 10, when he opened the Orange County Register and read Courtney Perkes' feature story on him, "A Rejection of Western Medicine." Today, the 37-year-old Las Vegas resident was arrested and charged with unauth ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2009

    The Story Continues: Bone Marrow Donation Facts, Statistics, and Other Stuff

    Courtesy of HelpTami.Org​ Before I wrote this week's news article, "A Bone Marrow to Pick," about Matthew Nguyen and bone marrow donation, my assumption of the whole process came from watching Grey's Anatomy. It was the third season and Izzy Stevens (Katherine Heigl) had to donate bone ... More >>

  • News

    August 27, 2009
  • Blogs

    August 14, 2009

    Lit Drummer Allen Shellenberger Dead at 39

    ​Early this morning, news broke that Allen Shellenberger, drummer and founding member of Orange County band Lit, died yesterday at the age of 39. Shellenberger was diagnosed with brain cancer in May of last year. A tribute video to Shellenberger was produced and played before Lit's show at the Hou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 31, 2009

    Health Care Agency Blocks Planned Parenthood's Final Attempt to Secure County Funding

    ​After thirty years of working closely with the county and swooping in to absorb patients the county's shoddy public health care system could no longer treat, Planned Parenthood was forced to give up the county grant it has received for the past nine years. In a scathing letter written to the coun ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 28, 2009
  • Blogs

    May 23, 2008

    Lit Drummer Diagnosed With Brain Tumor

    Allen Shellenberger, drummer for Orange County’s Platinum rock band Lit, was diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor earlier this month. After biopsy, it was discovered that Shellenberger’s cancer is malignant glioma ‑ a type of primary central nervous system tumor that usually occurs in the ... More >>

  • News

    September 20, 2007

    Takin' Care

    Cruisin’ For A Cure

  • News

    July 19, 2007

    Saving the Boobs

    Breast Cancer Benefit at Alexs Bar

  • Blogs

    August 25, 2006

    Tongue tied (sort of)

    A dispatch arrives from the cutting edge of science, where the wonders never cease: Tongue made from buttocks A Polish man who had his tongue removed has had a new one made using tissue taken from his buttocks. Jarislav Ernst, 23, from Gliwice, now has a functioning tongue made from his backside a ... More >>

  • Features

    June 22, 2006

    Dr. Z, Sun God

    UCI's Dr. Christopher Zachary gives the sun what-for

  • News

    March 9, 2006

    Preemptive Strikes We Like

    Free Mammogram Screenings

  • Features

    March 25, 2004

    Bitter Harvest

    Four Huntington Beach kids have died of a rare disease. Officials say theres no pattern. The parents say the answer could be underground

  • Music

    May 23, 2002

    Pulling Out the Roots

    ROCK for CHOC benefit

  • Supplement

    May 9, 2002
  • News

    August 2, 2001

    Anti-Nuclear War

    Linda McLandrich says she lost her husband to San Onofre but swears she wont lose again

  • News

    May 25, 2000

    Russians, Rockets and the Santa Ana River

    A closed weapons plant in the Chino Hills may be leaking hazardous chemicals into the Santa Ana River

  • Columns

    January 27, 2000

    Bad Dirt!

    Are we inventing our own demise?

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