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New test for amyloid plaque could hep with Alzheimer's research. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Breakthrough Plaque Test Could Help With Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s disease often goes undiagnosed for years, and that means treatment is started too late. But, a new test now available in North Texas could change that.


A view of a close up of a lung x-ray of a cigarette smoker. (credit: American Cancer Society via Getty Images)

North Texas Lung Transplant Patient Making History

Michael Young of Grand Prairie never set out to make medical history. The 59-year-old simply made it a point to take care of himself, follow his doctors’ orders and diligently adhere to his medication. In June, Young will become one of a small group of lung transplant patients who have survives 20 years past their surgery.


Baylor Cancer Hospital (Photo credit Steve Pickett, CBS 11 News)

Baylor Opens First Cancer Hospital In DFW

The hospital is open now, but Baylor expects it to be fully operational in November.


Sevetra Pankey

Grandmother Lifts Voice Up Higher Than Hospital Tower

Inside Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, the sounds of pulsing machines fill the hallways. But inside the hospital’s chapel there is another sound. It’s the voice of Sevetra Pankey.


Charles A. Sammon Cancer Center

Baylor Set To Open Doors On New Cancer Center

North Texans diagnosed with cancer will soon have a new battleground where they can fight their disease. The state-of-the-art cancer center at Baylor opens this weekend with amenities and luxuries never seen in a North Texas cancer center before.