Cancer Research

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

Embattled Cancer Agency Changes Course On Grant

The state’s $3 billion cancer research initiative has changed course and will give a scientific review to an already approved project that led to a top agency executive resigning in protest.

06/07/2012

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It’s Big Tobacco vs Lance Armstrong In California

California is one of only a few states that has not hiked its cigarette taxes in the last decade. Now Texan Lance Armstrong is championing a $1-per-pack tax on cigarettes and other tobacco products to fund cancer research.

06/01/2012

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Texas Vets: Pets Can Help With Cancer Research

Leading Texas veterinarians are mobilizing to enlist pets in the testing of experimental cancer therapies, a potential benefit to not just dogs and cats but people.

01/30/2012

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

A view of a close up of a lung x-ray of a cigarette smoker. (credit: American Cancer Society via Getty Images)

Study: Lung Cancer X-Ray Screenings Have No Benefit

Routine chest X-rays do not prevent lung cancer deaths, not even in smokers or former smokers, according to a big government study challenging a once common type of screening.

10/26/2011

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)

Neighborhood Draped In Pink To Support Friend

When you drive through one North Texas neighborhood things may look a little different. That’s because pink has taken over most of the trees, yards, and doors.

10/14/2011

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