Cancer

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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

Dr. Paul Kalanithi, a neurologist at Stanford University, died of lung cancer on March 9, 2015. He is pictured with his daughter, Cady. (Stanford University)

Stanford Neurosurgeon Dies Of Stage-4 Lung Cancer At 37

A Stanford neurosurgeon who’d recently completed his residency and become a first time father died of lung cancer Monday at the age of 37, according to a statement issued by the journal Stanford Medicine.

03/11/2015

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11-Year-Old Leukemic Girl With Life-Threatening Bone Marrow Transplant Making Others Smile From ICU

Myla Cunanan didn’t want any presents for her 11th birthday last month.

03/09/2015

Bargain hunters eying the gowns at a Brides Against Breast Cancer sale.

‘Brides Against Breast Cancer’ Bringing Truck Full Of Drastically Reduced Gently Used Designer Bridal Gowns To Emeryville

Bay Area brides-to-be can help in the fight against breast cancer and save big bucks on their bridal gown. The Brides Against Breast Cancer Nationwide Tour is coming to Emeryville on Saturday, March 7.

03/06/2015

(CBS)

UC Davis Researchers Develop Molecule That Could Make Some Brain Cancer Cells Self-Destruct

Researchers at the University of California, Davis said they have developed a molecule that could be effective in fighting a typically fatal type of brain cancer, by causing the cancer cells to self-destruct.

03/04/2015

Rancho Feeding Corporation slaughterhouse in Petaluma. (CBS)

Co-Owner Of Northern California Slaughterhouse Pleads Guilty To Processing Cattle With Cancer

A co-owner of a Northern California slaughterhouse at the center of a massive recall has pleaded guilty to processing cattle with cancer for consumption.

02/18/2015

(Ucsf.edu)

Oakland Children’s Hospital To Pay $300,000 For Firing Employee With Breast Cancer

An Oakland hospital has agreed to pay $300,000 to a former employee who claimed she was wrongfully terminated after she was diagnosed with breast cancer more than three years ago.

02/12/2015

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SF Cancer Patient Files Lawsuit So Her Doctor Can Prescribe Medication To Bring About Her ‘Peaceful Death’

A San Francisco cancer patient and a team of right-to-die advocates are suing to make it possible for a doctor to prescribe medication that induces death to a terminally ill patient without the threat of prosecution.

02/11/2015

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