A 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.
Hair 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.
Pets, like humans, are at risk for cancer.
Northern California cancer patients are taking advantage of a unique service provided by a Bay Area non-profit group – a second opinion on their cancer diagnosis, free of charge.
Young women diagnosed with breast cancer may be able to avoid a common complication of the treatment, early menopause.
A Los Altos woman who disappeared while windsurfing near Coyote Point Monday evening spent the night in the water before she was found just north of the San Mateo bridge the next morning.
A Stanford study has found that acupuncture may help women coping with the stresses of breast cancer treatment.
For many cancer patients, especially women, losing your hair during treatment can be devastating. But Bay Area scientists are testing an unusual device that may spare the hair.