The odds were stacked against her: family health problems, homelessness. But Bay Area teen Sabrina Avalos is finding a way to overcome — and thrive.
Using certain electronic cigarettes at high temperature settings could potentially release more formaldehyde, a cancer-causing chemical, than smoking traditional cigarettes does, new lab tests suggest.
Wildlife biologists tracking a tumor-causing virus first diagnosed in eastern wild turkeys five years ago have found the virus is far more widespread — but less deadly — than expected.
A San Francisco man is attempting to run seven marathons in seven days on seven continents.
A new app developed by a Stanford professor is giving smartphones the power to help fight Alzheimer’s disease and cancer.
They call themselves “the bag ladies” or “the two little old ladies from Livermore.” But the nicknames don’t begin to describe the powerful way this week’s Jefferson Award winners touch the lives of cancer patients.
The ESPN personality known for his enthusiasm, ubiquity and his long battle against cancer, has passed away…
The award-winning actor was probably best known for his role on The CW’s “Gilmore Girls”
A Bay Area woman who crusaded for more people to become organ donors is being honored, even after her death.
Two Oakland women chose to do the right thing by returning an abandoned package they found near train tracks that contained scarves made in support of a teenage cancer patient in Dublin.