MammaPrint Identifies Breast Cancer Patients Who Can Skip ChemotherapyNew guidelines say all women with early-stage breast cancer should take the MammaPrint test, which identifies who can safely skip chemotherapy.
Alaska Airlines Boots Mom With Cancer, Family Off Plane For Having 'No Note To Fly'A woman with cancer and her family were kicked off from an Alaska Airlines flight from Hawaii to California after airline employees said she needed a note from her doctor before she could fly.
#CamilleStrong Dublin Teen Battling Stage 4 Cancer Celebrates Her Last Chemo TreatmentThe Dublin teen battling cancer, who captured the hearts and minds of the nation, is celebrating her last chemotherapy treatment.
Residents Raise More Than $11,000 For Sebastopol Police Dog’s ChemotherapyA Sebastopol police dog named Frank is attracting a lot of attention and money this week after the seven-year-old German shepherd was diagnosed with a deadly form of lymphoma and needs chemotherapy.
'Bag Ladies' Cheer Cancer Patients With Little ComfortsThey call themselves "the bag ladies" or "the two little old ladies from Livermore." But the nicknames don't begin to describe the powerful way this week's Jefferson Award winners touch the lives of cancer patients.
San Jose Teen Makes Steady Progress On Bucket List With Only 2 Weeks Left To LiveAt 17 years old, Alex Matlosz-Cox has already driven a Lamborghini, met San Francisco 49ers alumni and flown a private airplane on his own.
UCSF Cancer Patients Testing Scalp-Cooling Cap That Can Prevent Chemotherapy Hair LossCancer patients in San Francisco are testing out a device that can allow them to avoid the tell-tale sign of their condition – hair loss.
Anthem Blue Cross To Cover Sonoma County Cancer Patient After KPIX 5 ReportAnthem Blue Cross told the family of a Sonoma County man that they will cover his cancer treatment, after KPIX 5 reported that they received a letter denying coverage.
Sonoma County Man Battling Cancer Denied Coverage By Anthem Blue Cross After Paying $100K In PremiumsA Sonoma County man battling more than a dozen tumors in his body is fighting a new battle with his insurance carrier, who has denied coverage for his treatments.
Animal Update: Breast Cancer in DogsThough surprising to some, breast cancer is one of the most common cancers found in female dogs, but pet owners should know there are ways to prevent, diagnose and treat the cancer.
Community Corner: San Francisco Nonprofit Provides Comfort For Cancer PatientsA San Francisco non-profit says the everyday needs of cancer patients are often forgotten. That's why Giving Comfort is providing personalized Comfort Kits to cancer patients in need.
Cold Caps Tested At UCSF To Prevent Hair Loss During ChemotherapyHair loss is one of chemotherapy's most despised side effects, not because of vanity but because it fuels stigma_revealing to the world an illness that many would rather keep private.