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  • Two L.A. doctors are showing that preventing cervical cancer in third world is very inexpensive

    By Jared Sichel

    April 8, 2015 | 1:31 pm

    Until last September, Dr. Patricia Gordon was a successful radiation oncologist at the Beverly Hills Cancer Center on Wilshire Boulevard.

    She now takes no salary working at a nonprofit with an annual budget of $400,000, operating out of a shared office space in Beverly Hills and...

  • Finding a cure

    February 13, 2014 | 2:33 pm

    Israel’s reputation as a tech pioneer extends far beyond wireless technology and computer chips to the biomedical field. While some of the most ingenious treatments are being developed at Israeli universities, others are being launched by private start-up companies.  

    Here is a...

  • Cervical cancer vaccine stirs hope and debate

    By Nancy Sokoler Steiner

    February 15, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    The first human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine approved last year is inspiring passionate debate as state legislatures take up the issue of compulsory inoculation for preteen girls as a way to prevent cervical cancer. HPV infection is the major cause of cervical cancer in women. A...