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1 In 5 U.S. Cancer Cases Are Repeats

Second cancers are on the rise, a recent study has found, and nearly 1 in 5 new cases in the U.S. now involves someone who has already had the disease at least once before.

08/24/2015

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Jimmy Carter ‘At Ease’ & Ready For Cancer Radiation Treatment

Former President Jimmy Carter announced Thursday that his cancer showed up in four small spots on his brain and he will immediately begin radiation treatment, saying he is “at ease with whatever comes.”

08/20/2015

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Jimmy Carter To Discuss Cancer Diagnosis Publicly Today

Former President Jimmy Carter plans to discuss his recent cancer diagnosis Thursday for the first time since revealing last week that he was ill.

08/20/2015

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Department Rallies Around Officer Fighting Cancer

A military veteran, a police officer in Richardson and now James Schumann is in the fight for his life.

08/14/2015

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter poses for a photo as he promotes his new book "A Call To Action Women, Religion, Violence, And Power" at Barnes & Noble on 5th Avenue on March 25, 2014 in New York City. (credit: Jemal Countess/Getty Images)

Various Factors In Carter’s Cancer Treatment

Determining what treatment to pursue for former President Jimmy Carter’s cancer will depend on its type, its origin and factors such as age and health, doctors said.

08/13/2015

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Kids With Cancer Get Chance At Saving Fertility

To battle infertility sometimes caused by cancer treatment, some children’s hospitals are trying a futuristic approach.

08/11/2015

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Feds After Armstrong’s Medical Records

The federal government wants Lance Armstrong’s medical records because they could prove how far he was willing to go to conceal his PED use from the public.

08/10/2015

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Feds Demanding Lance Armstrong’s Medical Records

The federal government wants to see Lance Armstrong’s medical records from his treatments for cancer, specifically whether his doctors knew back in 1996 that he was using performance-enhancing drugs.

08/05/2015

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Melanoma Patient Given Months To Live Shares Survival Story

In April of last year, Kimberly Hinshaw felt a small, pea-sized bump on her thigh. It didn’t hurt and she says if she hadn’t been applying lotion she probably never would have noticed it

06/18/2015

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Major Cancer Breakthrough Brewing At Baylor

Baylor Medical Center is working with a genetic research lab to diagnose cancer before a tumor even forms.

05/21/2015

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New Blood Tests May Transform Cancer Care

A new type of blood test is starting to transform cancer treatment, sparing some patients from the surgical and needle biopsies that have been long needed to guide their care.

05/11/2015

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Brain Cancer Survivors Show Strength Through Struggles

It sets in quickly and turns lives upside down — brain tumors are considered among the toughest cancers to treat. May is Brain Cancer Awareness Month and a North Texas woman who knows the battle firsthand is among those hoping to educate the public.

CBSDFW.COM–05/07/2015

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