A cancer patient often has another concern: how to get to all those medical appointments. But that’s where this week’s Jefferson Award winner steps in. Sherry Higgs knows firsthand what it’s like to battle cancer. And she’s devoting her life to make sure patients get a ride.. and a friend.
California lawmakers advanced a right-to-die bill Thursday, giving hope to those who want the nation’s most populous state to allow terminally ill patients to end their lives under doctor’s care.
California lawmakers are expected to vote on legislation that would make it legal for terminally ill patients to end their lives with doctor-prescribed drugs.
Should the unthinkable happen on a San Francisco beach – a sunny, warm day – you may soon have a place to hide from that unfamiliar heat-emitting orb in the sky.
The 58-year-old actress & singer underwent a bilateral mastectomy for breast cancer…
Alaska Airlines Defends Decision To Remove Woman With Cancer, Family From Plane As Safety Precaution
Alaska Airlines supports an employee’s decision to boot a woman with cancer and her family off a flight from Hawaii to California for not having a note from her doctor clearing her to fly.
A woman with cancer and her family were kicked off from an Alaska Airlines flight from Hawaii to California after airline employees said she needed a note from her doctor before she could fly.
Every once in a while, a story comes through 60 Minutes that has the potential to change lives. This week, Scott Pelley’s report on a new medical treatment using the polio virus to kill cancer is that kind of story.
In a video recorded 19 days before Brittany Maynard took life-ending drugs, she tells California lawmakers that no one should have to leave home to legally kill themselves under the care of a doctor.
A team of doctors at the University of California, Davis Cancer Center in Sacramento live-tweeted Thursday as they removed a cancerous tumor from a Northern California woman’s lungs.