Cancer Survivor Spreads Word About Treatment That Stopped DiseaseIt's been a long three years of doctor visits, surgeries, and multiple rounds of chemotherapy for 63-year-old Peter Romero. Now, just in time for the holidays, he's cancer free.
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.
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.
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.
California Could List One Of The Most Common Pain Killers As CarcinogenA fight is coming to California over whether to list one of the world's most common over-the-counter drugs as a carcinogen, echoing recent high-profile battles over things like alcohol and coffee.
22-Year-Old Modesto Nursing Student Celebrates Becoming Cancer-Free For The New YearA new year can bring many things for people. For one Modesto nursing student, ringing in the new year brings a clean bill of health.
Rocklin Man Battling Cancer Completes Light DisplayThe Lind family light show in Rocklin officially powers up Thanksgiving night.
Hidden Toxic Mold Lurking In Schools: Why No One Is TestingHidden toxic mold devastated a Northern California school district. Now the superintendent is calling on lawmakers to protect students state-wide.
UC Davis Seeking Dogs To Participate In Canine Cancer Vaccine StudyThe UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine is looking for healthy dogs for a canine cancer vaccine study.