cancer

Reader Input: Stop ISIS cancer from spreading

It seems our president may be dragged by the foot into Syria. Realty trumps a failed foreign policy — a policy in which bad guys flourish. Sen. (Dianne) Feinstein stated th ...

Reader Input: Let’s find ways to end the stigma

The silver lining to the tragic death of Robin Williams could be that his star power draws a lot of media attention and shines a light on his struggles with substance abuse and a m ...

For one woman, a picture says a thousand words

Placer High graduate and Auburn resident Rae Francis uses her positive attitude and outlook on life to inspire others with her colorful works of art that line the walls at Auburn R ...

Another View: In the face of adversity, appreciation of life lives

As I walked in the door of our home after visiting a friend at Auburn Faith hospital, the expression on Val’s face told me she had bad news. “She’s not going to ...

Canine cancer awareness drives Pilot Hill woman

PILOT HILL – Tinkerbell, a bright-eyed Pembroke Welsh Corgi, was showing signs of trouble. Margot Farrelly was noticing the dog’s stool was bloody and the 8-year-old&r ...

Reader Input: Big pharm no cancer answer

Kudos to George Lasater about his use of Laetrile in order to cure his cancer (“Holistic care helped prostate,” Reader Input, Sept. 12). The American Cancer Society f ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: American Fire smoke to hang around longer; Relay for Life this weekend; Newcastle Fire District can’t protect the kids and Placer cross country

Welcome to the Auburn Journal’s “Noon Hour Update,” where we’ll present you with stories and updates on what’s going on in the news and what we’ ...

Foresthill woman among many who opt for pre-emptive cancer surgery

Faced with a choice between having unnecessary, major surgery now and the possibility of needing it later, Foresthill resident Emily Kelley opted for aggressive precaution. Kelley ...

Auburn woman's 'first dance' with dying father saved for future wedding

When Rachel Wolf thinks about life after her father dies, one of the hardest parts is knowing she wouldn’t be able to dance with him on her wedding day. Dr. James Wolf, Rach ...