A Bay Area scientist is the first veterinarian to be chosen as a TED Fellow.
Belmont City Councilman Eric Reed died on Friday following an extended battle with cancer.
San Francisco is banning the sale of upholstered furniture and children’s products that contain flame retardant chemicals.
Tobacco-related cancers are the leading cause of cancer deaths in San Francisco for both men and women.
Anglers are advised to avoid eating channel catfish and limit their consumption of black bass and rainbow trout caught in the north lake at San Francisco's Lake Merced.
The San Francisco Police Department is warning the Chinese community after three suspects scammed an Asian woman out of $5,000 in the Sunset District.
Stanford mathematics professor Maryam Mirzakhani, the first woman to win the Fields Medal, mathematics' leading award, has died of cancer at the age of 40.
The San Francisco Bay Area ranks among the top 10 most polluted regions in the country, according to a report issued Wednesday.
Learning you have cancer can be devastating. That will happen to nearly 1.7 million Americans this year.
Millions of people are suffering and dying prematurely because their cancer has not been detected swiftly enough.
The Newark Police Department is mourning the death of one of its officers who passed away Sunday due to cancer.
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden will deliver the keynote address Monday at a health care event in San Francisco.
Admired pediatric doctor and clinical associate professor at Stanford University School of Medicine, Dr. Nanci Yuan, died this month of colon cancer at 47.
Vice President Joe Biden will visit the Bay Area on Saturday to discuss the Obama Administration's new push for a cancer cure.
A well-known San Francisco clothier died Saturday night in his San Francisco home.
Stuart Scott impacted a lot of people. In a tumultuous year of loss in my own life, I found solace in Stu's message.
A bill signed by Gov. Jerry Brown Monday prohibits smokeless tobacco use at California's five professional baseball stadiums.
PALS East Bay is seeking someone to shepherd Monty and Brownie through the last of their days together.
The co-owner of a Petaluma slaughterhouse that processed sick cattle for human consumption, some with eye cancer, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court.
Beaten back by months of aggressive treatment, Kevin Weston's cancer resurfaced in March.
A fundraiser is being held Saturday for a West Marin family struck with successive tragedy.
An experimental blood test has shown promise toward detecting early lung cancer.
Tests found 98 shampoos, soaps and other personal products contained high levels of a cancer-causing ingredient.
Next year Stanford researchers begin human clinical trials on an antibody that has destroyed all cancers in mice.
Family House will more than double its capacity to house children receiving life-saving treatment and their families.
Researchers said Monday they have devised a test that can detect bladder cancer from certain odors in the urine.
A study found men who ate more vegetables and olive oil after a prostate cancer diagnosis saw better survival rates.
A new report suggests the number of US cancer survivors will increase by 30 percent in the next decade.
Since 1976, rates for breast cancer in women 25 to 39 years old increased from 1.53 to 2.90 per 100,000 in 2009.
From 2000 to 2009, cancer death rates decreased by 1.8 percent per year among men and by 1.4 percent among women.
When it comes to another dollar in taxes on a pack of cigarettes, supporters and opponents are making their voices heard.