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.
Justice Ginsburg Hospitalized For Non-Surgical ProcedureSupreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Gins was hospitalized for a medical procedure and will be released at the end of the week, according to a report.
Johnson & Johnson Ends Sales Of Iconic Baby Powder In U.S., Canada Due To Cancer LawsuitsJohnson & Johnson is ending sales of its iconic talc-based Johnson’s Baby Powder in the U.S. and Canada, where demand has dwindled amid thousands of lawsuits claiming it has caused ovarian cancer.
Pioneering Immunotherapy Targeting Elusive Cancer Cells In ChildrenThe “remarkably successful” CAR-T cell therapy is giving new hope to the sickest cancer patients. Now, Stanford experts are focusing on advancing its use and broadening its benefits.
Stanford Cancer Institute Buys Innovative CT Scanner-Linear Accelerator to Reduce Radiation Side EffectsThe Stanford Cancer Institute will soon be the first hospital in the nation to use a new technology intended to reduce the number of radiation treatments for cancer patients.
California May Declare Acetaminophen, Common Pain Killer, A CarcinogenCalifornia is considering whether to label one of the United States' most common drugs a carcinogen.
Google Claims AI System Can Beat Doctors At Detecting Breast CancerGoogle says it has developed an artificial intelligence system that can detect the presence of breast cancer more accurately than doctors.
Fitness Challenge Raises Money For Pleasanton Officer Fighting Pancreatic CancerA Pleasanton police officer is in the fight of his life against stage four pancreatic cancer. Saturday, law enforcement and community members came together for a fitness challenge, to show him he's not fighting alone.
A Year Later, Pleasanton Officer Continues Battle Against CancerEast Bay law enforcement officers are rallying around one of their own as Pleasanton Police Officer Kyle Henrickson battles pancreatic cancer.
Baby Diagnosed With Rare Blood Cancer Saved By Miracle TreatmentOn any given day in the United States, 42 families will hear these devastating words from a doctor: "Your child has cancer."
'I Am A Very Lucky Guy': Man Who Beat Cancer Twice Wins $4.6 Million Lottery JackpotAn Oregon man is definitely on a winning streak. First he beat cancer. Then he beat it again. And then, he won the lottery!
Don't Miss The American Cancer Society's East Bay Jewel BallEvent chair Camalin Jones and American Cancer Society volunteer Jose Ramos talk to Bay Area Focus host Michelle Griego about the 2019 East Bay Jewel Ball happening on September 7, at the Blackhawk Museum in Danville.
EPA Won't Approve California Warning Labels For Roundup ChemicalThe Trump administration says it won't approve warning labels for products that contain glyphosate, a move aimed at California.
East Bay Regional Parks To Stop Using GlyphosateGlyphosate is being banned immediately in picnic areas in the East Bay Regional Park District, district officials said Wednesday.