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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

A senior technician holds collected blood samples. (credit: Rodger Bosch/AFP/Getty Images)

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

A patient undergoes magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) at a hospital. (credit: Fred Dufour FRED/AFP/Getty Images)

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

Wipe Out Cancer

North Texas Family Beats Cancer With Help Of “Wipe Out Cancer”

One local family says when cancer hit their family; it was their little girl who taught them how to be tough.

04/05/2015

Kaitlyn Johnson and family

Following Experimental Treatment, 4-Year Old Girl’s Cancer In Remission

Kaitlyn Johnson can now once again play like any other four year old. Just one month after receiving an experimental treatment for leukemia, doctors say her cancer is in remission.

04/03/2015

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Woman Claims She Was Fired From Starbucks During Cancer Struggle

Lake Worth woman says Starbucks fired her while she is still struggling with cancer.

CBS 11–04/01/2015

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)

Angelina Jolie Gets More Preventive Surgery

Angelina Jolie revealed Tuesday that she has undergone more preventive surgery, having her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed in hopes of reducing her risk of cancer.

03/24/2015

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North Texas Basketball Team Is On A Mission To Wipe Out Cancer

A group of eight children and their families received very special attention in Frisco last night.

CBS 11–03/20/2015

Ryan Anthony during his chemotherapy maintenance treatments. (credit: Baylor Scott & White Health)

Legends Join DSO Principal Trumpeter For “Cancer Blows” Concert

As a 7-year-old, Ryan Anthony picked up the trumpet to be like his grandpa. Decades later, that love of music may very well have helped save the Dallas Symphony Orchestra trumpeter’s life.

CBS 11–03/02/2015

Emily Thompson wipes tears after her big band surprise. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

McKinney Girl Battling Cancer Gets Surprise Concert

A quick, late afternoon car trip turned into a wonderful surprise for a 12-year-old McKinney girl battling cancer.

CBS 11–02/26/2015

Wild Turkey (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)

Scientists: Tumor-Causing Virus Widespread In Wild Turkeys

Wildlife biologists tracking a tumor-causing virus first diagnosed in eastern wild turkeys five years ago have found the virus is far more widespread — but less deadly — than expected.

01/21/2015

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