Breast Cancer

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Rita Wilson Undergoes Double Mastectomy After Breast Cancer Diagnosis

Actress and singer Rita Wilson announced on Tuesday that she had a double mastectomy after being diagnosed with breast cancer.

04/15/2015

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Woman Claims She Was Fired From Starbucks During Cancer Struggle

Lake Worth woman says Starbucks fired her while she is still struggling with cancer.

CBS 11–04/01/2015

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Fort Worth Stock Show Goes Pink

Cowboys at the Fort Worth Stock Show wore pink to raise awareness about breast cancer.

CBS 11–01/27/2015

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Husband & Wife Endure After Both Diagnosed With Cancer

Over the course of four decades a marriage that lasts endures a lot—and shares even more. Marilyn and her husband, Steve, have redefined togetherness: but, not in the way that either of them would have imagined.

CBS 11–10/30/2014

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Texans With Character: Jim Hatcher

One couple’s sweet love story is helping to make the lives of breast cancer survivors and their families a little easier.

10/10/2014

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Texans With Character: Leslie Williams

Fighting cancer is something that nobody can do alone, and one North Texas woman is making sure of that. Leslie Williams is the founder of Survivors on Purpose.

08/22/2014

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Study Ties New Gene To Major Breast Cancer Risk

It’s long been known that faulty BRCA genes greatly raise the risk for breast cancer. Now scientists say a more recently identified, less common gene can do the same.

08/06/2014

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Report Finds No Cancer Clusters In Flower Mound

The Texas Department of State Health Services has released a new report which indicated most cancer rates in Flower Mound over a ten-year period were not higher than expected.

07/30/2014

The pink ribbon, symbolic of breast cancer support, is seen during the Komen Community Challenge rally on April 26, 2007 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

New Komen Leader Has Eye On Future

The new leader of the Susan G. Komen organization said that it has moved on from the controversy over its decision to stop giving grants to Planned Parenthood.

07/19/2014

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Man Scams Hurst Woman Battling Cancer

Police in Hurst are asking for help with finding the man who took advantage of a woman who was trying to raise money to pay for her breast cancer treatments.

06/25/2014

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3-D Mammogram Scans May Find More Breast Cancer

3-D mammograms may be better at finding cancer than regular scans, a large study suggests. The study involved almost half a million breast scans, with more than one-third of them using relatively new 3-D imaging along with conventional scans.

06/24/2014

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What It Means To Be A Cancer ‘Pre-Vivor’

Saturday is the annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure in Plano, and participant Paola Gerber talks about what it means to be a breast cancer ‘pre-vivor.’

06/13/2014

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