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Cancer

Norman Horn

Man Begins Cross-Country Trek To Benefit Cancer Awareness

San Francisco’s Ocean Beach was the starting point on Saturday for a man walking across the country to raise money and awareness for childhood cancer.

04/05/2014

Josh Radnor as Ted (credit: CBS)

The Outbreak: Viral Videos of The Week

Fan-made alternate ending to HIMYM, Kristen Bell sings as Princess Ana + more viral videos!

04/04/2014

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Stanford University Receives Huge Grant To Study Cancer Cells

Cancer research at Stanford University received a major boost in the form of a multi-million dollar grant that will be used to study the recurrence of the disease.

01/06/2014

10-year-old Monika Romo, a cancer patient, speaks with reporters at Pennycook Elementary School in Vallejo, December 19, 2013. (CBS)

Vallejo’s 10-Year-Old ‘Wonder Girl’ Inspires City After Battling Cancer

The City of Vallejo awarded “Wonder Girl,” a 10-year-old battling cancer, with a key to the city Thursday for her strength and ability to bring the community together.

12/19/2013

10-year-old Monika Romo, a cancer patient, will crusade for safer streets in Vallejo as "Wonder Girl", during a superhero adventure on December 19, 2013. (CBS)

‘Wonder Girl’ Cancer Patient Taking Page From Batkid To Battle Villains In Vallejo

A young Vallejo cancer patient is taking a page from the wildly famous ‘Batkid’ to crusade for safer streets in her community.

12/18/2013

A San Francisco Fire Department fire engine. (CBS)

KCBS Cover Story: San Francisco Firefighters Battling Alarming Cancer Rate

Flames and smoke are the visible threat but cancer is a silent killer that is claiming the lives of firefighters.

11/27/2013

Livermore Pleasanton Fire Department truck. (CBS)

Study Involving Bay Area Firefighters Confirms Cancer Risk

Firefighters are a tight-knit family, and when they lose one of their own, they come together for support and comfort. That is what happened in Livermore and Pleasanton this month, when a 48-year old firefighter died from what has become an all too common work-related illness.

11/26/2013

Blair Landfill in Richmond. (CBS)

State Finds Radioactive Waste In Richmond Landfill

Experts with the state have found radioactive waste inside a Richmond landfill near a popular trail. Residents who live nearby told KPIX 5 that the state is not doing enough to fix the problem.

11/22/2013

Zach Greene and his younger brother Spencer have both been diagnosed with Oligodendroglioma or “Oligo,” a rare brain cancer. (CBS)

Marin Family Rallies After Brothers Struck With Rare Brain Cancer

There are more than 100 types of brain tumors. So when a North Bay family was told that both of their children had the exact same form of rare cancer it was both surprising and devastating.

09/27/2013

Dr. Drew Pinsky (credit: Getty Images)

Dr. Drew Announces He Had Prostate Cancer

Live 105′s “Loveline” & “Dr. Drew on Call” host wrote on the HLN network’s site that he returned to work in 10 days after having…

09/24/2013

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