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Huntington Recognized as Gold Seal Stroke Center

Huntington Memorial Hospital’s stroke program has received the Gold Seal of Approval from the Joint Commission, designating the hospital a primary stroke center. This means Huntington will join the network of “approved stroke center” hospitals throughout Los Angeles County. “This is a significant milestone for the hospital, but more important, a wonderful benefit for Pasadena…

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St. Baldrick’s Foundation Awards $11.5 Million for Cancer Research

St. Baldrick’s Foundation, a non-profit public charity based in Pasadena, which raises money for childhood cancer research, has awarded $11.5 million in funding for oncology research worldwide. The money will be used to conduct research and allow for clinical studies and trials, and future research. St. Baldrick’s is the world’s largest volunteer-driven fund raising organization…

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City of Hope Doc Named Fellow of World’s Largest Radiation Oncology Society

The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) recently selected 12 of its members to become Fellows of the American Society for Radiation Oncology, a prestigious cancer organization with more than 10,000 members who specialize in treating patients with radiation therapy. Jeffrey Wong, M.D., chair and professor of City of Hope’s Department of Radiation Oncology, will…

Celebrating 100 Years – Marion Melon
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Celebrating 100 Years – Marion Melon

Marion Melon celebrated her 100th Birthday at Monrovia Community Center Tuesday morning with accolades from outgoing Mayor Rob Hammond and Father Charles during a special luncheon in her honor. Born in Akron, Ohio, Marion survived two marriages – one of 39 years and the other of 2 1/2 – both of her husbands died of…

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