Couple Claiming Roundup Weedkiller Caused Cancer Awarded $2 BillionA jury ordered agribusiness giant Monsanto Co. to pay a combined $2.05 billion to a couple who claimed the company's popular weed killer Roundup Ready caused their cancers.
Sunscreen Enters Bloodstream After Just One Day Of Use, Study SaysIt took just one day of use for several common sunscreen ingredients to enter the bloodstream at levels high enough to trigger a government safety investigation, according to a pilot study.
'Jeopardy!' Host Alex Trebek's Emmy Award Comes With Standing OvationTrebek, 78, who announced in March he has advanced pancreatic cancer, told the theater audience Sunday he had been worried that sympathy, rather than merit, might snare him the trophy for best game show host.
Study Estimates 15K Cancer Cases Could Stem From Chemicals In California Tap WaterA new study finds that drinking tap water in California over the course of a lifetime could increase the risk of cancer.
Study: Eating Just 1 Slice Of Bacon Daily Linked To Increased Risk Of Colon CancerEating even a moderate amount of red or processed meat is linked with an increased risk of colorectal (bowel) cancer, according to a new study published Wednesday.
Cell Tower To Be Shut Down, Officials Now Look To Ground In Elementary School Cancer CasesLawyers at the Cochran Law Firm said Thursday said they're investigating a link between cancer-causing chemicals used at the former Nestle decaffeination plant near the school site, and the high rate of cancer in the area, but they're not ruling out the cell tower, or some combination of the two.
Cancer-Surviving Teen Gets Wish At Rained Out River Cats Game He's so full of energy and joy, it's hard to believe the 13-year-old Yuba City native is just a few months removed from his last chemotherapy treatment.
Jury Orders Chevron To Pay $21 Million For Cancer ClaimsA jury ordered Chevron Corp. to pay the families of two brothers a combined $21.4 million after they claimed the men's exposure to a toxic chemical while working at a company plant caused the cancer that killed them.
Firefighters Working To Combat Cancer In Decontamination UnitsNevada County Consolidated Fire just bought two of the decontamination units from a Canadian company.
Man Diagnosed With Cancer Scammed Out Of $32,000 Trying To See The Country With His WifeA Citrus Heights man was diagnosed with some serious conditions and was scammed out of $32,000.
Study: U.S. Cancer Death Rate Plummets From 1991 PeakThe nation’s cancer death rate dropped a whopping 27 percent during the last quarter century, according to a new report by the American Cancer Society.
Justice Ginsburg Undergoes Surgery To Have Cancerous Growths Removed From LungThe Supreme Court says Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had surgery to remove two malignant growths from her left lung.
Little Boy Gets Hero's Welcome At Carmichael School After Last Chemo TreatmentFritz Stark, the 5-year-old boy from Carmichael who's battled B-Cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia for the past 3 years, is now officially cancer-free and done with chemotherapy!
Woman Cancer Free After CAR T-cell Therapy Shows Promising ResultsDoctors say a new cancer treatment called CAR T-cell Therapy is showing some very promising results, especially for those suffering from cancers of the blood and organs.
11-Year-Old Leukemia Survivor Collecting Toys For Pediatric Cancer PatientsAs she's done for the last four years, a young Texas leukemia survivor is spreading cheer to kids who are in the fight for their lives.