CRISPR technology modifies cells to fight cancer: 'Ultimate tool for manipulating life'
This molecular tool has been recognized in the medical community for its work in editing the DNA cells of people, plants and animals.
Biden has cancerous skin lesion removed from chest, doctor says
A skin lesion removed from President Joe Biden’s chest last month was a basal cell carcinoma — a common form of skin cancer.
Thieves steal cancer patient supplies, wigs from San Mateo bus
A Bay Area non-profit said thieves have stolen a bus that carries supplies to cancer patients. The bus has been recovered. But it's damaged, and almost everything inside was stolen.
Younger brother donates bone marrow to older brother
Get your tissues ready.
Fashion line dream comes true for teen battling cancer
A 15-year-old has spent most of her life battling cancer. Thanks to the kindness of strangers, one of her wildest dreams came true.
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.
Woman warns others how manicure may have given her cancer
A woman was shocked to discover she developed cancer beneath her nail. Even more shocking, her doctor believes it was caused by a trip to the nail salon.
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.
Couple battling cancer both die on same day
Steve and Wendy Hawkins of South Dakota passed away in a local hospital.
Screenings only detect 14% of cancer cases, study suggests
Researchers in Chicago conducted a study highlighting the importance of recommended cancer screenings and early detection to improve survival rates.
‘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.
Orange County teen creates cancer-detecting toothbrush
FOX 11’s Sandra Endo shares James Nguygen’s inspirational story.
LAPD officer, his wife both diagnosed with stage 4 cancer; Help needed for their 2 young kids
LAPD Officer Michael Tomelloso and his wife, Laura, were both diagnosed with stage 4 cancer just weeks apart. A Blue-Ribbon Trust Fund and GoFundMe campaign have been created to assist with their medical expenses and care for their two young kids, including one who is special needs.
'Game of Thrones' actor, Dr. Feelgood guitarist Wilko Johnson dies at 75
Wilko Johnson helped give Dr. Feelgood a dangerous edge with his choppy, relentless guitar style and thousand-yard glare. The look was terrifying enough to earn him a role as silent executioner Ser Ilyn Payne on “Game of Thrones.”
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.
Frequent chemical hair straightening linked to higher uterine cancer risk, NIH study finds
The study authors highlighted how the risks may be more heightened for Black women, who reported using hair straightening products more frequently than other groups.
'Celebrating a Vision' for cancer survivors
An illness for any of us is a game-changer. With October being Breast Cancer Awareness Month we highlight a woman, who's never had cancer herself, on a mission to grant wishes to others fighting cancers.