Cancer

A young woman is sitting at the beach of Lake Constance on April 17, 2007, near Lindau, Germany. The un-seasonably warm weather has heralded the start to what weather forecasters predict will be a record breaking summer. (Photo by Johannes Simon/Getty Images)

Skin Cancer Rate In Marin County Alarmingly Higher Than Rest Of California

Marin County is known for sun, but residents there may be paying for that exposure.

07/23/2014

Digital Hospital, Electronic Health Records, Medical Records

U.S. Sen. Boxer Seeks Solutions For Preventable Medical Errors In California Hospitals

Heart disease and cancer rank as the number one and two, leading causes of death in America, but few people know that medical errors ranks third, killing up to 440,000 people a year.

07/02/2014

Brandon Belt #9 of the San Francisco Giants is congratulated by teammates after Belt hit a three-run homer in the first inning against the Milwaukee Brewers at AT&T Park on August 8, 2013 in San Francisco, California. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Giants Slugger Brandon Belt Promises Homer For 12–Year-Old Cancer Patient, Delivers

It appears Giants 1st Baseman Brandon Belt did his best Babe Ruth impression over the weekend, saying he’d hit a home run for a sick child and delivering on that promise.

06/30/2014

Jeffrey Rusch of Camp Meeker has been denied coverage by Anthem Blue Cross for his cancer treatments. (CBS)

Anthem Blue Cross To Cover Sonoma County Cancer Patient After KPIX 5 Report

Anthem Blue Cross told the family of a Sonoma County man that they will cover his cancer treatment, after KPIX 5 reported that they received a letter denying coverage.

05/30/2014

Jeffrey Rusch of Camp Meeker has been denied coverage by Anthem Blue Cross for his cancer treatments. (CBS)

Sonoma County Man Battling Cancer Denied Coverage By Anthem Blue Cross After Paying $100K In Premiums

A Sonoma County man battling more than a dozen tumors in his body is fighting a new battle with his insurance carrier, who has denied coverage for his treatments.

05/28/2014

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New HPV Test To Screen For Cervical Cancer Not Doing Away With Pap Smears Just Yet

A new method to screen for cervical cancer that would allow women to skip the much-dreaded Pap smear has not yet gained universal acceptance and has instead created a debate over which screening method is preferable.

05/21/2014

Over 500 kids battling cancer had a day of fun at Great America in part of the Courageous Kids Day. (CBS)

Over 500 Kids Battling Cancer Enjoy Day Of Fun At Great America

More than 500 kids battling cancer got a chance to just have some fun Sunday at a Bay Area amusement park.

05/11/2014

Jimmy Fallon, Seth Rogen & Zac Efron (credit: Douglas Gorenstein/NBC/Getty Images)

The Outbreak: Viral Videos of The Week

This week we have Fallon, Rogen & Efron, Girl becomes Katy Perry & Family Feud Fail + more viral videos!

05/09/2014

Donald Sterling, owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, looks on as his team plays. (Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Los Angeles Clippers Owner Donald Sterling Reportedly Battling Cancer

After receiving a lifetime ban from the NBA, multiple media outlets reported Thursday that Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling has prostate cancer.

05/01/2014

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

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