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Children's Hospital L.A. Researchers May Have Found New Cancer Treatment
Local researchers at the Saban Research Institute of Children's Hospital Los Angeles may have found a new treatment for acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), a type of cancer that affects white blood cells.
According to a statement from the hospital, the leading cause of relapse among people with ALL is that the cancer becomes resistant to chemo. This new treatment, developed by Drs. Nora Heisterkamp and Reshmi Parameswaran, binds only to cancer cells, meaning that in addition to addressing cancers that have become resistant to other drugs, the treatment is far less damaging to the body as a whole.
ALL is the most common type of cancer that's diagnosed in children.
Southern California's Snow-Capped Mountains Are Beautiful. Here's Where To Maximize The View (And Snap A Great Picture)It's been many, many years since we saw this much snow in our mountains. Going up there right now isn't safe, but here are some places where you can enjoy the view and snap a pic.
April Valentine died at Centinela Hospital. Her daughter was born by emergency C-section. She'd gone into the pregnancy with a plan, knowing Black mothers like herself were at higher risk.
A look at years past when snows creeped into our citified neighborhoods, away from the mountains and foothills.
In the face of a drier future, that iconic piece of Americana is on its way out in Southern California.
Another Missing Hiker Has Been Found Dead In San Gabriels As Search For Actor Julian Sands ContinuesBob Gregory, 62, went missing the same day as Sands. His body was recovered near Mount Islip.