Actor Michael Douglas said Monday that his throat cancer was caused by a virus he contracted by performing oral sex on women. “It is not one of the more common cancers, but it seems to be rising,” Dr. John Sunwood at Stanford University Medical Center, told KPIX 5.
An East Bay cancer survivor has turned his own diagnosis into an effort to heal others. A golf tournament he created has raised more than $1 million in the fight against the disease.
After a long battle with cancer, renowned mezzo-soprano singer, Zheng Cao of the San Francisco Opera, passed away at the age of 46…
Dr. Timothy Naimi, at Boston University School of Medicine, says this is the first time in 30 years that researchers have looked closely at alcohol and cancer deaths.
Strange but true, dogs’ scenting abilities can help humans with medical needs.
Has the controversy over doping in the sport of cycling been so drawn out that the supposed tell-all interview with Oprah Winfrey sort of anti-climactic? Some say so.
Flanked by the wife of the late actor and cancer victim Patrick Swayze, Rep. Anna G. Eshoo Wednesday celebrated the passage of a law that requires the federal government to fight harder against the most deadly cancers.
California Gov. Jerry Brown said Tuesday that he has concluded radiation treatment for early-stage prostate cancer, his second health scare since taking office two years ago.
For 30 years, Efren Bernal painted San Francisco’s world-famous cable cars. The longtime artist died from cancer this week.
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.