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Tracy School Surprises Boy, Family Battling Cancer With Help

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.

03/20/2015

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Scientists: Tumor-Causing Virus Widespread In Wild Turkeys

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.

01/21/2015

LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 16:  TV personality Stuart Scott accepts the 2014 Jimmy V Perseverance Award onstage during the 2014 ESPYS at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on July 16, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Longtime ESPN Sportscaster Stuart Scott Dies At 49

Stuart Scott, the longtime “SportsCenter” anchor and ESPN personality known for his enthusiasm and ubiquity, died Sunday. He was 49.

01/04/2015

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Who Is Dr. Bodai?

Dr Ernie Bodai, a Sacramento surgeon, introduced the first-ever fundraising stamp.

12/21/2014

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The Race to 1 Billion How Can You Be A Part

The date, the stamp has raised $75 million for cancer research

12/21/2014

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What Does The Money Go To And What Has It Done?

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.”

12/21/2014

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Other Cancers

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.

12/18/2014

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State Senator Wants To Ban The Use Of Recycled Tires For Playground Turf

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.

12/18/2014

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Donors Raise $3,000 For Woman Who Allegedly Faked Having Cancer

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.

12/13/2014

NEW YORK, NY - JULY 26:  Diem Brown attends the OCRF's 17th Annual Super Saturday Hosted By Kelly Ripa And Donna Karan on July 26, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images)

MTV ‘Challenge’ Star Diem Brown Dies At 32

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.

11/14/2014

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Lucky Break: Rocklin High Football Player’s Injury Reveals Tumor

Max O’Rourke spent most of Sunday in surgery and is still recovering.

10/12/2014

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Breast Cancer Study: Double Mastectomy Does Not Offer Increased Survival Chance

The study, involving 200,000 California women treated for cancer in one breast, confirmed what doctors and scientists suspected—removing both breasts does not always mean a better end result.

09/02/2014

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