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Two doctors look at breast cancer x-rays. (credit:  Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

FDA Approves New Targeted Breast Cancer Drug

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a first-of-a-kind breast cancer medication that targets tumor cells while sparing healthy ones.

02/22/2013

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Get Healthy Texas: Exercise Is Medicine

Mary Margaret Floyd is a 70-year-old cancer survivor who is participating in the Exercise is Medicine program sponsored by Baylor All Saints in Fort Worth.

01/26/2013

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Women That Soar: Dr. Beatrice Wiafe-Addai

A group of women are being honored for their contributions to the community. One of them is Dr. Beatrice Wiafe-Addai, being recognized for her fight against breast cancer.

12/06/2012

Two doctors look at breast cancer x-rays. (credit:  Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Study: Drug Cuts Breast Cancer Reoccurrence & Death Rate

Breast cancer patients taking the drug tamoxifen can cut their chances of having the disease come back or kill them if they stay on the pills for 10 years instead of five years as doctors recommend now, a major study finds.

12/05/2012

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Doctor Talks HIV, Breast Cancer, Facebook

A doctor talks about some of the latest medical headlines including the age of new HIV patients, concerns over breast cancer screenings, and stress caused by Facebook.

11/28/2012

Cindy Stewart surrounded by pink flowers and some of the words of encouragement given to her by students at Arlington High School (Joel Thomas/CBSDFW)

Arlington High ‘Relentless’ In Honoring School Counselor

52-year old Cindy Stewart is passionate about her job as a counselor at Arlington High School. She has incurable breast cancer. Yet she battles through the pain and drain of her illness and chemo and the radiation therapies to be at school almost every day she physically can.

11/14/2012

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)

North Texans Ready For Komen 3-Day Walk

A 60-mile journey starts Friday morning in Plano. Thousands of men and women will begin a weekend of walking, all to raise money and awareness about breast cancer.

11/02/2012

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Teacher’s Hair Now History Thanks To Cancer

The words ‘teacher’ and ‘dedication’ go hand in hand, but for one Watuaga Middle School teacher, his dedication over 2 years to helping friends and family with cancer played out in the school cafeteria Thursday.

11/01/2012

A house maid cleans an apartment window. (credit: ROMEO GACAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Free Housekeeping For Cancer Patients

Breast Cancer Awareness Month is now over, but there is a service available to cancer patients year round. It is called Cleaning for a Reason.

10/31/2012

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Too Much Pink Raises A Stink At Red Oak High School

Dressed head to toe in pink, 17 year old Dustin Drake showed up to class Friday, ready for Red Oak High School’s annual ‘Pink Out,’ a day meant to promote cancer awareness.

10/26/2012

A nurse performs a mammogram on a patient. (credit: Mychele Daniau/AFP/Getty Images)

North Texas Program Helping Cancer Patients Cope For 35 Years

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. CBS 11 News took a closer look at a North Texas program that has been helping people cope with the challenging diagnosis for 35 years.

CBSDFW.COM–10/25/2012

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Retailers Fight Breast Cancer With Deals

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and many retailers across North Texas are offering month-long special shopping deals that help benefit the breast cancer battle.

10/16/2012

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