Brain Cancer

Wes Craven (Getty Images)

Horror Master Wes Craven Dies At 76

Craven’s family said in a statement that he died in his Los Angeles home Sunday after battling brain cancer.

08/30/2015

A patient undergoes magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) at a hospital. (credit: Fred Dufour FRED/AFP/Getty Images)

Brain Cancer Survivors Show Strength Through Struggles

It sets in quickly and turns lives upside down — brain tumors are considered among the toughest cancers to treat. May is Brain Cancer Awareness Month and a North Texas woman who knows the battle firsthand is among those hoping to educate the public.

CBSDFW.COM–05/07/2015

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Denton County Firefighter Dies From Brain Cancer

Mike Bell, a 19-year veteran of the Denton Fire Department, died Sunday evening after battling a rare form of brain cancer.

12/26/2012

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Denton Firefighters Shave Heads To Support Comrade Battling Cancer

If you run into a Denton firefighter over the next couple of weeks, compliment them on their hair….or the lack of it.

CBS 11–11/08/2012

Firefighters gather to have their heads shaved in support of Michael Bell, who is battling brain cancer (Credit: KTVT)

Denton FD Supports Brother By Shaving Heads

The Denton Fire Department is accustomed to working together to combat the many challenges they face. But today, they rallied together in support of one of their own – a brother firefighter who is battling cancer.

11/08/2012

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Teddy Bears Make Cancer Bearable For Fort Worth Girl

You would think that an 11-year-old, battling brain cancer, would have more things to worry about than other children. Not Autumn. “I wanted to make kids feel like they’re special.”

10/04/2011

James Sikes (courtesy: Sikes Family)

Dallas Zoo Names Giraffe After Cancer Victim

The Dallas Zoo’s baby giraffe officially has a name. She was named Jamie, after James Camden Sikes, who died of brain cancer.

09/01/2011

James Sikes (courtesy: Sikes Family)

Giraffe’s Name Could Honor 8-Month-Old Cancer Victim

Doctors discovered a brain tumor in Kara and Matthew Sikes’ only child. The cancer spread throughout the baby’s brain, so his parents took him back to their East Dallas home for his final days.

08/09/2011