Sammie Dacong's Fundraiser To Help Other Make-A-Wish Requests Come True Reaches GoalA fundraiser to help other Make-A-Wish requests come true that was started by Samantha Dacong, a Sacramento teen who recently died from cancer, has reached its goal of raising $165,000.
Sammie Dacong, Sacramento Teen With Terminal Cancer Who Raised $130K+ For Others To Have Their Wishes, DiesSamantha Dacong, the Sacramento high school senior with terminal cancer who was raising money so that other people’s Make-A-Wish requests could be granted, has died.
'Simply Just Another Bump In The Road': Future Sacramento Firefighter Tells Inspirational Story From Chemo To CadetFrom chemo to cadet, a future firefighter is determined to beat cancer to help his community.
New UC Davis Study Examines How Cancer Impacts Racial And Ethnic MinoritiesA new first-of-its-kind cancer study is being conducted at UC Davis Health that examines how the disease impacts minorities.
'Important For Me To Protect Her': West Sacramento Son Gets Vaccinated For Mom Battling CancerEvan Brown, 12, loves baseball and his friends, but most importantly, he loves his mom, Melissa. She is battling an incurable blood cancer called multiple myeloma which requires daily chemotherapy pill treatments.
High School Senior With Terminal Cancer Helps Raise Money For Others Battling IllnessesA Sacramento high school senior diagnosed with terminal cancer is using her uncertain future to spread happiness.
COVID Vaccinations Could Cause False Positive Readings Of MammogramsWhen she found a lump in her left breast during a routine self-check, Boston primary care physician Dr. Devon Quasha knew exactly what to do. She immediately scheduled a diagnostic mammogram and ultrasound at Massachusetts General Hospital for early January.
Colon, Rectal Cancer Cases Rising In People Under 50, Researchers SayCases of colon and rectal cancer are on the rise in young adults -- and the median age of patients diagnosed is getting lower.
California Appeals Court Upholds Verdict In Monsanto Cancer CaseA California appeals court on Monday upheld a groundbreaking verdict that Monsanto’s widely used weed killer caused cancer in a school groundskeeper but the panel also slashed the damage award from $78.5 million to $21.5 million.
Judge: California Can't Require Cancer Label For Weed KillerCalifornia can't require a cancer warning label on Roundup, the world's most widely used weed-killer, a federal judge ruled Monday.
Cancer Survivor To Graduate Nursing School With Daughter: 'You’d Be Amazed At What You Can Do If You Just Don’t Quit'A North Carolina mother who survived breast cancer will graduate from nursing school with her daughter.
Lodi Girl, 10, Battles Cancer While Trying To Avoid CoronavirusAvoiding coronavirus while going through chemo, a 10-year-old Lodi girl faces this challenge every week while keeping up with her distance learning.
California Schools Violating Pesticide Law – CBS13 Investigates: Weed Killer Warnings On CampusWhen a local grandma saw Roundup weed killer warning signs posted at three of her grandsons’ schools, she had questions that the schools couldn’t answer.
Rush Limbaugh Says He Has Been Diagnosed With Advanced Lung CancerRush Limbaugh, the most prominent political radio host in the United States, said Monday that he is beginning treatment for lung cancer.
US Life Expectancy Increases For First Time In 4 Years As Drug Overdose, Cancer Deaths DeclineLife expectancy in the U.S. has gone up for the first time in four years as the number of fatal drug overdoses and six of the 10 leading causes of death declined, according to two new government reports.