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Livestrong Takes Hit After Lance Armstrong Confession

The Livestrong cancer charity reports a sharp downturn in donations and revenue in 2013 after founder Lance Armstrong admitted taking performance-enhancing drugs during most of his record-setting cycling career.

09/11/2014

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Non-Profit Turns Up “The Bling” To Raise Cancer Awareness

A North Texas based non-profit is turning up the ‘bling’ to raise awareness about ovarian cancer. The disease is often called the ‘silent killer’—taking the lives of some 15,000 women every year.

09/10/2014

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Cancer Patient Avoids Prison For Growing Marijuana

A dying man who grew marijuana to treat terminal cancer was sentenced to probation Tuesday, avoiding prison even as he defended his decision to violate the law. The man grew 71 marijuana plants in a trailer outside his parents’ home.

09/09/2014

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“Stand Up To Cancer” Raises $109 Million

The star-studded “Stand Up to Cancer” telethon that aired on broadcast and cable networks in the United States and Canada on Friday night raised $109 million.

09/08/2014

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Cancer Survivor Vows To Play High School Football Again

Newman Smith senior safety, Kalen Berry, was sidelined by cancer last year. He is looking to make a comeback this year.

09/02/2014

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Texans With Character: Leslie Williams

Fighting cancer is something that nobody can do alone, and one North Texas woman is making sure of that. Leslie Williams is the founder of Survivors on Purpose.

08/22/2014

Jim Kelly waves to the crowd during introductions during the Class of 2014 Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Ceremony at Fawcett Stadium on August 2, 2014 in Canton, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Keidel: Jim Kelly’s Final Score

Word dripped down this week that Jim Kelly’s cancer is gone. But what does that mean? Is it gone today only to make its interminable, terminal march back to his enervated frame? Or is it really gone, as in he won?

08/22/2014

After CBS Evening News anchor Katie Couric lost her husband, Jay Monahan, to colon cancer in 1998, she became a vocal advocate in the battle against the deadly disease. She is a co-founder for the public awareness initiative Stand Up To Cancer. (credit: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Stars Join “Stand Up To Cancer” Telethon

Jennifer Aniston and Halle Berry are among the stars slated to appear on “Stand Up to Cancer,” the telethon set to air September 5 on 31 broadcast and cable networks.

08/20/2014

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Study Ties New Gene To Major Breast Cancer Risk

It’s long been known that faulty BRCA genes greatly raise the risk for breast cancer. Now scientists say a more recently identified, less common gene can do the same.

08/06/2014

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

Study: Female Breast Cancer Rates Higher In Flower Mound

Why is the breast cancer rate higher? The report says it could be because women have better access to medical care or screening in Flower Mound.

07/30/2014

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UNT ‘Nano’ Creation Attracts U.S. Government’s Attention

An associate professor of Chemistry at the University of North Texas has created a new tool to crack down on I-D theft, trace criminals and help in the fight against cancer.

07/30/2014

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Report Finds No Cancer Clusters In Flower Mound

The Texas Department of State Health Services has released a new report which indicated most cancer rates in Flower Mound over a ten-year period were not higher than expected.

07/30/2014

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