Gov. Jerry Brown is being treated for early stage prostate cancer but will stay on the job throughout his nearly four-week treatment, his office said Wednesday.
A cancer-causing chemical banned more than three decades ago is turning up in baby products found nationwide.
A Bay Area athlete’s battle with lung cancer has inspired a unique journey to raise awareness and funds to combat the disease.
The death of a vivacious Bay Area woman provides a powerful example of the need for early cancer screenings and prevention.
America’s favorite dietary supplements, multivitamins, modestly lowered the risk for cancer in healthy male doctors who took them for more than a decade, the first large study to test these pills has found.
It turns out that Mitt Romney made millions and saved the company he was running by peddling cigarettes in the former Soviet Union and in the United States in the early 90s.
Pets, like humans, are at risk for cancer.
Dozens of weight loss and immune system supplements on the market are illegally labeled and lack the recommended scientific evidence to back up their purported health claims, government investigators warn in a new review of the $20 billion supplement industry.
Republican congressional candidate Doug LaMalfa is backing off a claim that he made that women who have abortions are more likely to get cancer.
The health care giant late last year pledged to remove “chemicals of concern” from its baby products sold around the world. That change came after a large coalition of health and environmental groups began pressing J&J more than three years ago to make its personal care products safer.