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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

Apple Unveils New iPad Models

Apple CEO Tim Cook Says ‘Sitting Is The New Cancer,’ Plugs Health Features Of New Smartwatch

While promoting his company’s upcoming smartwatch, Apple (AAPL) CEO Tim Cook said one of the device’s features would remind users to avoid prolonged stretches of sitting.

02/11/2015

Camille Chabot (Facebook)

President Obama Surprises Bay Area Teen Battling Stage 4 Cancer With A Tweet From Air Force One

Camille Chabot has been spreading the word about her battle with cancer for months. The 19-year-old was shocked to see President Obama posing on Air Force One donning a t-shirt bearing the #CamilleStrong hashtag.

02/07/2015

Google headquarters. (Kimihiro Hoshino/AFP/Getty Images)

Google Lab Quietly Working On Fitbit-Like Wristband To Detect Cancer, Creating Synthetic Skin

While recent Google technologies such as driverless cars and wearable computers make headlines, the tech giant has been quietly working on health related-technologies cancer detectors and making synthetic human skin.

01/29/2015

(CBS SF)

Marin Family Whose Leukemic Child Can’t Vaccinate Asks School To Require Immunization

A six-year-old boy in Marin County who’s been fighting cancer most of his life is facing a new threat to his health his family says he shouldn’t have to worry about. 

01/28/2015

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