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Apr 9, 2013 at 4:12 PM
Those federal budget cuts triggered by so-called "sequestration" are impacting some of the most vulnerable cancer patients. As of April 1, Medicare payments are being cut for chemotherapy drugs, and experts say that could be very disruptive to older patients.
Apr 9, 2013 at 4:06 PM

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — Those federal budget cuts triggered by so-called "sequestration" are impacting some of the most vulnerable cancer patients. As of April 1, Medicare payments are being cut for chemotherapy drugs, and experts say...
Dec 3, 2012 at 9:26 PM

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — Bakersfield's Comprehensive Blood & Cancer Center and San Francisco-based Dignity Health are teaming to provide a higher level of cancer care in Kern County.

The organizations announced a partnership...
Dec 3, 2012 at 2:12 PM
Bakersfield's Comprehensive Blood & Cancer Center and San Francisco-based Dignity Health are teaming to provide a higher level of cancer care in Kern County.
Nov 28, 2012 at 3:29 PM

Need a little help shopping for all those special people on your Christmas list? Comprehensive Blood and Cancer Center is hosting the 5th Annual Holiday Boutique to raise money for the American Cancer Society and Relay for Life...
Sep 26, 2012 at 2:10 PM
It's a medical nightmare: a 24-year-old man endures 350 surgeries since childhood to remove growths that keep coming back in his throat and have spread to his lungs, threatening his life. Now doctors have found a way to help him by way of a...
Aug 26, 2012 at 12:01 AM

Free prostate cancer screenings are being offered by Comprehensive Blood and Cancer Center and local urologists.

This special event is coming up on Saturday, Sept. 15, and is designed to bring this lifesaving opportunity to the...
Jun 3, 2012 at 12:17 PM
Doctors have successfully dropped the first "smart bomb" on breast cancer, using a drug to deliver a toxic payload to tumor cells while leaving healthy ones alone.
Jan 2, 2012 at 12:17 PM

The Comprehensive Blood and Cancer Center spread holiday cheer for about 500 people on New Year's Day.

Homeless men and women were transported to CBCC on Truxtun Avenue on the day of the event and served a traditional holiday meal by...
Sep 15, 2011 at 3:44 PM

The Alumni Nursing Chapter at California State University, Bakersfield is hosting its fifth annual Spirituality in Health Care seminar, “Bridging Healing and Spirituality,” from 5 to 9 p.m. Monday, Sept. 19 in the Doré...
Sep 9, 2011 at 5:49 PM

In commemoration of Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, Comprehensive Blood and Cancer Center is hosting it's third annual Prostate Cancer Screening Event on Saturday, Sept. 24, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

One-hundred uninsured men will...
Sep 2, 2011 at 6:05 PM
Medical experts are calling a new cancer treatment a medical miracle. It's a drug tested, right in our own backyard, that prolongs the life for those living with lung cancer.
Sep 1, 2011 at 9:27 PM
The Comprehensive Blood and Cancer Center is hosting a free prostate cancer forum. The program will educate people about using robotic surgery to treat prostate cancer and share the importance of talking to your doctor about getting regular...
Apr 5, 2011 at 4:53 PM
If you are over 20 years of age, you should be examined. Organizers of a free oral cancer screening say early detection can save your life. The event is coming up on Wednesday, April 13 from 5-7 p.m. at Comprehensive Blood and Cancer Center, 6501...
Mar 3, 2011 at 5:45 PM
Friday at 11 a.m. the Comprehensive Blood and Cancer Center Foundation is opening its brand new library for patients undergoing chemotherapy and other treatments. The library is located within the infusion center and offers iPads, Laptops, CD...