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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

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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

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