Livermore Couple's $86 Million Award In Monsanto Pesticide Case StandsCalifornia's highest court rejected on Wednesday a challenge by Monsanto Co.'s to $86.2 million in damages to an East Bay couple who developed cancer after spraying the company's Roundup weed-killer in their yards for three decades.
Legendary Oakland A's Broadcaster Ray Fosse Dies After Longtime Battle With CancerRay Fosse, a legendary broadcaster with the Oakland A's and catcher during the team's 1970s dynasty, died after a longtime battle with cancer, his family announced Wednesday.
San Jose Woman Pleads Guilty To Faking Cancer Diagnosis, Soliciting Thousands In DonationsA 36-year-old San Jose resident pleaded guilty to federal wire fraud for soliciting donations from individuals to help her pay for cancer treatments she did not need nor received.
Coppertone Recalls Five Sunscreen Products Found to Contain BenzeneCoppertone is recalling five aerosol sunscreens sold by retailers nationwide after finding the cancer-causing chemical benzene in some batches of the products.
Thee Parkside Hosts Benefit for Exodus Drummer Tom HuntingA trio of top-flight Bay Area metal bands team up for a good cause Saturday when Thee Parkside holds a benefit to help legendary Exodus drummer Tom Hunting with his battle against stomach cancer.
Johnson & Johnson Recalls Sunscreens Due to Low Levels of Cancer-Causing BenzeneJohnson & Johnson said Wednesday that it is recalling five of its sunscreen products after some samples were found to contain low levels of benzene, a chemical that can cause cancer with repeated exposure.
San Francisco Federal Judge Slams Proposed Roundup Class Action SettlementConcluding that "mere tweaks cannot salvage the agreement," a federal judge in San Francisco on Wednesday refused to bless a proposed settlement of a class action lawsuit involving Roundup.
As Pandemic Eases, Contra Costa Health Official Warns Of 'Ticking Time Bomb' On Undiagnosed Health IssuesA Contra Costa County health official said Tuesday that, despite falling COVID-19 numbers, the county could be facing "ticking time bombs" related to other health issues.
9th Circuit Court Upholds $25M Award In Sonoma Man's Monsanto Cancer CaseA federal appeals court on Friday upheld a $25 million award against agribusiness giant Monsanto Co. in a lawsuit that alleged a North Bay man developed cancer from exposure to its best-selling weed killer, Roundup.
Marin Study Reveals Cancer Killing California Sea Lions Is Caused By STDFor decades, sea lions along the West Coast have been plagued by a lethal form of cancer. Now, Marin researchers have determined the cause of the disease and how it holds both promise, and shame, for mankind.
COVID: Swollen Lymph Nodes After Vaccination Could Lead To False Alarm On Breast Cancer Tests, UCSF Doctors SayIn a growing number of women, a COVID-19 vaccine is causing some to think they may have breast cancer. But top doctors in the Bay Area say it may actually be a side effect of the shot.
Bayer Submits $2B Settlement To San Francisco Federal Court Over Roundup Weed Killer ClaimsBayer AG has reached a settlement to resolve many current and anticipated future claims against its agrochemical subsidiary Monsanto Company arising from its Roundup weed killer, alleged to cause non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL).
Decades-Old Pollution Linked to Cancer in California Sea LionsA team of marine mammal pathology experts examining two decades of data have determined the likely causes of a mysterious cancer killing sea lions include DDT and other legacy toxins dumped into the sea years ago.
COVID-19 Creating A Cancer Crisis As Patients Delay Screenings For Early DetectionAs California and the Bay Area prepares for a worrisome new outbreak in coronavirus infections and hospitalizations, a second public health crisis has emerged: a massive drop in cancer screenings.
Beloved Jeopardy Host Alex Trebek Loses Battle With Pancreatic CancerBeloved 'Jeopardy' host Alex Trebek, who has been battling pancreatic cancer, has died of from the disease, game show officials tweeted Sunday morning. He was 80.