Marty Collins had surfed in Santa Cruz on and off for nearly 50 years. One day he went out, got held under for two or three waves, and realized that he couldn't hold his breath nearly as long as he used to. Something was up. Turns out he had a mass the size of a man's fist around one of his lungs. Collins and his wife were distraught, until they talked to his doctor.
Hazel Neibert is the first to admit that her health was low on her priority list. But when she discovered a lump in her breast, everything changed.
Prakashni Shandil suffered one bad sore throat after another and antibiotics weren't much help. Tests revealed a shocking diagnosis — cancer.
"Your daughter has cancer." The words are devastating for any parent to hear, but especially so when your daughter is just 9 years old.
The Breast Cancer Risk Assessment Tool helped doctors detect Julie DeNapoli's breast cancer before it became invasive, making it easier to treat.
After receiving cancer treatment at Sutter Health, a Vacaville man shares his positive outlook on life with fellow cancer patients.