Cancer

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WiFi-Emitting Wall Coming To Block Out Sun On San Francisco Beach

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.

05/08/2015

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Rita Wilson Wife of Tom Hanks, Recovering After Double Mastectomy

The 58-year-old actress & singer underwent a bilateral mastectomy for breast cancer…

04/14/2015

Elizabeth Sedway, pictured with her family, said she would miss two scheduled chemo sessions as a result of the airline’s decision.(Elizabeth Sedway)

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.

04/09/2015

Elizabeth Sedway, pictured with her family, said she would miss two scheduled chemo sessions as a result of the airline’s decision.(Elizabeth Sedway)

Alaska Airlines Boots Mom With Cancer, Family Off Plane For Having ‘No Note 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.

04/07/2015

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Using Polio To Kill Cancer: A Producers’ Notebook

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.

03/30/2015

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WATCH: Family Releases Final Brittany Maynard Video As Calif. Debates Right To Die Law

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.

03/26/2015

Gwen Box of Chico recovers after lung cancer surgery at the UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento on March, 19, 2015. (UC Davis)

UC Davis Doctors Live Tweet Woman’s Lung Cancer Surgery

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.

03/19/2015

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#CamilleStrong Dublin Teen Battling Stage 4 Cancer Celebrates Her Last Chemo Treatment

The Dublin teen battling cancer, who captured the hearts and minds of the nation, is celebrating her last chemotherapy treatment.

03/12/2015

Will Ferrell and Rickey Henderson. (Photo Credit: Major League Baseball)

John Madden: Will Ferrell ‘Lacks Respect’ By Playing In Spring Training Games

Madden said he won’t be tuning in when the actor and comedian takes the field at five Arizona Cactus League games, playing all nine positions.

03/12/2015

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9 Tweets That Capture Will Ferrell’s Brief Career As An Oakland Athletic

The Oakland A’s spring training routine got a jolt Thursday from comedian Will Ferrell and his attempt to play in 10 positions for 10 teams in five different Cactus League games in one day.

03/12/2015

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