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On March 10, 2002, Jolie adopted her first child, seven-month-old Maddox Chivan. Jolie adopted a six-month-old girl from Ethiopia, Zahara Marley, on July 6, 2005. Jolie gave birth to a daughter, Shiloh Nouvel, in Swakopmund, Namibia, by a scheduled caesarean section, on May 27, 2006. On March 15, 2007, Jolie adopted a three-year-old boy from Vietnam, Pax Thien. On July 12, 2008, she gave birth to twins, son Knox Léon Jolie-Pitt, and a girl, Vivienne Marcheline Jolie-Pitt, while in Nice, France. (Photo credit ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Cancer Prevention Surgery: Right For Everyone?

Angelina Jolie’s decision to have a double mastectomy may prompt more women to look into cancer prevention surgery, raising questions about what insurance companies cover in these situations.

05/14/2013

American Cancer Society's 13th Annual Mother Of The Year Luncheon

Former CBS Anchor Discusses Decision To Have Mastectomy

Rene Syler, who co-anchored CBS News’ The Early Show from 2002 to 2006, joins KRLD to discuss her decision to have a mastectomy.

KRLD–05/14/2013

Actress Angelina Jolie arrives at the 84th Annual Academy Awards at the Hollywood & Highland Center February 26, 2012 in Hollywood, California. (credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Jolie Says She Had Double Mastectomy

Angelina Jolie said that she has had a preventive double mastectomy after learning that she carried a gene that made it extremely likely that she would get breast cancer.

05/14/2013

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

Breast Cancer In Younger Women Increasing

A study released Tuesday looked at 40 years of data and found a small, but steady, increase in the number of young women diagnosed with advanced breast cancer.

02/26/2013

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

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