Cancer Research

Dr. Tri Minh Do, a former radiologist at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center in San Jose. (CBS)

San Jose Doctor Accused Of Paying Bills With Cancer Research Money

A former doctor at a South Bay hospital is accused of taking money intended for cancer research to pay his own bills.

09/04/2013

Cigarette

California Prop 29 Tobacco Tax Narrowly Loses In Final Vote Tally

A closely-watched effort to impose a new tax on tobacco to pay for cancer research in the nation’s most populous state has failed by six tenths of a percentage point.

06/22/2012

Cigarette, Tobacco generic

Poll Shows California Voters Support Tobacco Tax, Term Limits Measures

California voters appear ready to approve two statewide initiatives on the June 5 ballot, Proposition 28 to shorten legislator term limits and Proposition 29 to increase cigarette taxes, according to a new poll.

05/31/2012

Dr. Benjamin Braun

UCSF Doctors Lose Their Locks To Help Fund Cancer Research

It was a close shave Wednesday as several doctors took part in a fundraiser. At a special gathering, several doctors from the University of California at San Francisco’s Benioff Children’s Hospital shaved their heads to raise more than $22,000 for children’s cancer research.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/09/2011

Jay M. "Marty" Tenenbaum

SF Cancer Survivor Launches Web-Based Treatment App

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In the late 1990s, Marty Tenenbaum was a hotshot e-commerce entrepreneur riding high on the dot-com boom when he noticed a lump on his body. He learned he had melanoma, the […]

CBS San Francisco–01/16/2011

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