Items Tagged ‘Dr. John Glaspy’

October 1, 2011

Fighting Breast Cancer on Two Fronts

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Noreen Fraser is fighting cancer on two fronts. For more than 10 years, her body has battled metastatic breast cancer that has spread to her bones and liver. Through her foundation, the Noreen Fraser Foundation, she raises money to fund research to discover more effective and less toxic treatments for women’s cancers. When she was […]

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Tags: breast cancer, cancer, Dr. Dennis Slamon, Dr. John Glaspy, UCLA’s Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center


October 1, 2010

Melanoma Survivor – Bill’s Story

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Melanoma Survivor Celebrates Two Birthdays Now Bill Bushnell now has two birthdays—the day he was born and the day he was reborn. Bushnell never expected to be reborn. Diagnosed in May 2005 with stage IV metastatic melanoma, his prognosis was not good. The cancer had spread to his lungs by the time doctors found it. […]

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Tags: cancer, Dr. Antoni Ribas, Dr. John Glaspy, melanoma


November 1, 2008

Melanoma Survivor is Loving Life

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The melanoma had spread throughout his body. It was everywhere, and none of the surgeries or chemotherapies or radiation seemed to work. So Joseph Rick planned a trip to Illinois and bought a grave plot next to his father. Once a big guy, he’d lost 165 pounds. He could barely walk. He was 40 and […]

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Tags: cancer, clinical trial, Dr. Antoni Ribas, Dr. John Glaspy, melanoma, UCLA’s Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center


November 1, 2007

Beating Back Late-Stage Melanoma

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Three shots did for Carol McSeveney what six surgeries, 32 doses of radiation and six infusions of interferon could not – beat back the stage IV melanoma that threatened to take her life. Today, eight years after her diagnosis with an aggressive form of melanoma, McSeveney is cancer free. And she says her participation on […]

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Tags: cancer, clinical trial, Dr. Antoni Ribas, Dr. James Economou, Dr. John Glaspy, melanoma, UCLA’s Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, vaccine for melanoma