North Texas teen meets California bone marrow donor who saved his life
On Friday, 17-year-old Chi-Heng Chan and his family finally got the chance to meet the woman who literally saved his life.
Artificial intelligence model to help scientists predict whether breast cancer will spread
Oncologists in the U.K. have developed an AI model to help predict whether aggressive forms of breast cancer will spread based on changes in a patient’s lymph nodes.
Dermatologists discover world’s smallest skin cancer
Dermatologists say a tiny spot was discovered on a patient's cheek measuring just 0.65 millimeters or 0.025 inches.
Santa Cruz fire captain dies after 2-year-long fight against cancer
Fire Capt. Brian Tracy with the Santa Cruz Fire Department has died from brain cancer, officials said.
Former NBA player Eric Montross battling cancer, family says
Montross’ family issued a statement through the school on Saturday announcing the 51-year-old’s diagnosis, though it didn’t specify the nature of the cancer.
Warrior player Klay Thompson surprises teen amputee with new wheelchair before game
Golden State Warrior guard Klay Thompson surprised a Santa Rosa teenager with a brand new and custom-made basketball wheelchair before the Warriors vs. Bucks game. Video provided from the Golden State Warriors.
Berkeley teen becomes youngest person ever to swim Hawaii Kaiwi channel
A Bay Area teen has created history by being the youngest person to ever swim the Kaiwi Channel in Hawaii.
US cancer death rate has fallen 33% since 1991, report says
The American Cancer Society credited the overall decline to less smoking, advances in treatment, and other factors. Still, one form of cancer has increased in recent years.
What is Mohs surgery? Jill Biden to undergo preventative skin cancer surgery
First lady Jill Biden is having a procedure known as Mohs surgery to remove a potentially cancerous lesion above her right eye. Here’s what the surgery entails.
Tennis legend Martina Navratilova diagnosed with two forms of cancer
Tennis legend Martina Navratilova revealed she has been diagnosed with throat and breast cancer. "It’s going to stink for a while, but I’ll fight with all I have got," she said.
Modest Mouse drummer Jeremiah Green diagnosed with stage 4 cancer
Modest Mouse’s official Instagram account announced Jeremiah Green’s diagnosis in a message penned by frontman Isaac Brock.
Modest Mouse drummer Jeremiah Green battling stage 4 cancer, family reveals
Jeremiah Green, the band's founding member and drummer, is battling stage 4 cancer, his family revealed on social media.
Couple battling cancer both die on same day
Steve and Wendy Hawkins of South Dakota passed away in a local hospital.
‘It was my home’: Pediatric cancer survivor returns for wedding photo shoot at hospital that cured her
Riley Wagner, the bride, basically lived at Children’s Medical Center Dallas after she was diagnosed with stage 4 neuroblastoma at just 6 weeks old.
Pausing breast cancer treatment for pregnancy appears safe in new study
Young women diagnosed with breast cancer often must delay pregnancy for several years while they take hormone-blocking pills.
San Jose Sharks host Hockey Fights Cancer event at SAP Center
The Sharks hosted some special children for their game Thursday night in San Jose. Children fighting pediatric cancer were honored as part of a league-sponsored initiative called Hockey Fights Cancer.
Experimental cancer vaccine shows promising results in animal studies, NIH researchers find
The study found the vaccine boosted the number of cytotoxic T cells capable of infiltrating and attacking tumor cells.
Watch: Girl, 9, cries tears of joy as mother reveals she's cancer-free
Earlier this year, Leeanne O’Donoghue was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer and underwent weeks of treatment — which she said had been "soul-destroying" for her kids.
Dry shampoos containing cancer-causing benzene remain on store shelves, study suggests
An independent research group found that 70% of the dry shampoo samples tested showed “quantifiable levels” of benzene, with some containing up to 170 times the FDA limit.
Gas stoves in California leaking cancer-causing benzene, study finds
Homes in almost every region in the study — Greater Los Angeles, the San Francisco Bay Area, Sacramento and Fresno — had benzene levels that far exceed the limit determined to be safe.