CBS 11 Header TXA 21 Header MeTV Header KRLD Header The Fan Header
NFL Preseason: Broncos vs Cowboys on CBS 11 & 105.3 The Fan at 6:00pm | Cowboys News

Cancer Cells

A cancer patient rubs her head before trying on a wig. (credit:  Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Cold Caps Tested To Prevent Hair Loss During Chemo

Hair loss is one of chemotherapy’s most noticeable and despised side effects. Now U.S. researchers are about to put an experimental hair-preserving treatment to a rigorous test.

07/22/2013

Two doctors review images of a prostate with cancer before performing a bracytherapy operation. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Cancer Debate: Are Tumors Fueled By Stem Cells?

How can a cancer come back after it’s apparently been eradicated? Three new studies, including one by a Texas, are bolstering a long-debated idea: that tumors contain their own pool of stem cells that can multiply and keep fueling the cancer, seeding regrowth.

08/01/2012

A woman receives a mammogram screening. (credit: Getty Images/D. Clarke Evans/NBAE)

Report: We Control Many Breast Cancer Risk Factors

According to a new report, women concerned about breast cancer should worry less about cellphones and hair dyes and worry more about weighing or drinking too much, exercising too little, using menopause hormones and getting too much radiation from medical tests.

12/07/2011

(FILE PHOTO) Detail of a person with a malignant melanoma, which is a malignant skin tumor. (credit: American Cancer Society/Getty Images)

FDA Approves Gene-Targeting Skin Cancer Drug

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a first-of-a-kind drug to treat the deadliest form of skin cancer by targeting a particular genetic mutation found in about half of patients.

08/17/2011

(credit: AP Graphics)

‘Amazing’ Therapy Wipes Out Leukemia In Study

Scientists are reporting the first clear success with a new approach for treating leukemia — turning the patients’ own blood cells into assassins that hunt and destroy their cancer cells.

08/11/2011

(FILE PHOTO) Detail of a person with a malignant melanoma, which is a malignant skin tumor. (credit: American Cancer Society/Getty Images)

A Melanoma Smart Phone App – Really?

These days, you can find smart phone “apps” that promise to do just about everything. Now, there’s one that says it can help determine your risk for melanoma. The new apps claim to turn your smart phone into a medical imaging device.

07/08/2011

A researcher extracts fluid from a vial at a lab. (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Local Mom Happy As Experimental Cancer Vaccine Treatment Ends

Nearly nine months ago, CBS 11 News began following a North Texas cancer patient as she started a new Dallas-based vaccine clinical trial. Find out how the vaccine is working and the changes it’s made in the Frisco mother’s life.

05/31/2011

(credit: Getty Images/American Cancer Society)

Texas Center Part Of Single Cell Cancer Test Trials

A blood test so sensitive that it can spot a single cancer cell lurking among a billion healthy ones is moving one step closer to being available at your doctor’s office.

01/03/2011