Despite years of grueling medical procedures, the Yaos try to maintain a somewhat normal life. But last month in the middle of that fragile normalcy, Caleb made an abnormal request. He wanted 10,000 model airplanes for his sixth birthday.
A woman with cancer was kicked off a flight just before it left Hawaii bound for California after she was told she couldn’t fly without a doctor’s note.
The 7-year-old thought he was attending a school assembly, but it was actually a surprise celebration for him. The cheers in the Villalovoz Elementary School auditorium were almost deafening.
Wildlife biologists tracking a tumor-causing virus first diagnosed in eastern wild turkeys five years ago have found the virus is far more widespread — but less deadly — than expected.
Stuart Scott, the longtime “SportsCenter” anchor and ESPN personality known for his enthusiasm and ubiquity, died Sunday. He was 49.
Dr Ernie Bodai, a Sacramento surgeon, introduced the first-ever fundraising stamp.
The date, the stamp has raised $75 million for cancer research
oday, thanks to breakthroughs in cancer research, more and more people are becoming cancer survivors rather than cancer victims. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there are 12 million cancer survivors in the U.S. today. Every dollar we can raise through these stamps to fight breast cancer will help save lives.”
Cancer is a group of many related diseases that begin in cells, the body’s basic unit of life. Normally, cells grow and divide to produce more cells only when the body needs them.
A state senator wants to ban recycled tires used in the artificial turf at schools and playgrounds because there may be a link to cancer. That has people asking what this ban would mean for local schools that already have the turf and the businesses that produce it.
A Southern California woman who authorities say faked terminal cancer to get money has been referred to a special court for people with mental illness.
Diem Brown has lost a long battle with cancer. The reality star and advocate for cancer survivors died Friday in a New York hospital, according to E! Network correspondent Alicia Quarles. She was 32.