A 41-year-old San Jose fire Captain died of a rare form of cancer on Friday after nearly 11 years with the department.
A San Francisco woman isn’t letting cancer treatment slow her down. In fact, this week’s Jefferson Award winner is still doing everything she can to help others in the same position.
Republican politicians continue to work against HPV vaccination despite its ability to prevent thousands of cases of cervical cancer and resulting deaths.
Gov. Jerry Brown has booted a doctor from a state advisory panel after she appeared in industry-funded television ads slamming a proposed tobacco tax to fund cancer research.
Local celebrities and those in the music community are in mourning over the loss of fellow musician/rapper, Adam “MCA” Yauch of the Beastie Boys…
A college professor and mother of two with a serious illness said a Bay Area hospital denied potentially life-prolonging treatment, despite approval from her insurance company.
Longtime Doobie Brothers drummer Michael Hossack, whose work is heard on the hits “Listen To The Music” and “China Grove,” died of cancer at age 65, his manager said Tuesday.
It’s a perfect recipe: students learning to cook healthy, organic food, to create meals to feed cancer patients. It’s called The Ceres Community Project. It started in Sonoma, and thanks to two determined women, it’s expanded and taken hold in Marin too.
John Madden remembers the great 49ers wide receiver as a happy guy who always had a bounce in his step. Freddie Solomon, the former Miami Dolphins and 49ers wide receiver who became known as “Fabulous Freddie” and committed himself to community service died this week at the age of 59.
A new commentary published online in the Feb. 1 issue of Nature says sugar is just as “toxic” for people as the other two, so the government should step in to curb its consumption.