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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

Brooke Foster (credit: CBS 11 News)

Valentine Penny Campaign Helps Cancer-Stricken Teen

A North Texas teen originally from Waxahachie is in Los Angeles alongside her mother receiving experimental cancer treatment.

01/08/2015

ESPN sportscaster Stuart Scott arrives at the 13th annual Michael Jordan Celebrity Invitational gala at the ARIA Resort & Casino at CityCenter on April 4, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images for Michael Jordan Celebrity Invitational)

ESPN Sportscaster Stuart Scott Dies At 49

Stuart Scott’s fight with cancer ended Sunday when the longtime “SportsCenter” anchor and ESPN personality known for his enthusiasm and ubiquity died at age 49.

01/05/2015

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Stage 4 Cancer Patient Temporarily Stranded At DFW

American Airlines refused to let a stage IV cancer patient board her plane home with her oxygen tank, then changed their minds Tuesday.

12/02/2014

Enrollment Specialist Horacio Castaneda (L) helps Rosa Ayala Cruz (R) apply for health benefits. (credit: Chris Schneider/Getty Images)

Top Federal Health Official Again Visits Dallas

Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell made another trip to Texas on Monday to encourage residents to sign up for insurance under the Affordable Care Act, while those helping to get people signed up said they are seeing a steady number of inquiries.

11/24/2014

Cline McMurry needs a bone marrow transplant (credit: CBS 11 News)

Friends Bring Halloween To Boy Who Needs Transplant

Cline needs a bone marrow transplant. Out of 11 million registered donors there isn’t a match.

10/31/2014

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Husband & Wife Endure After Both Diagnosed With Cancer

Over the course of four decades a marriage that lasts endures a lot—and shares even more. Marilyn and her husband, Steve, have redefined togetherness: but, not in the way that either of them would have imagined.

CBS 11–10/30/2014

The Google logo is seen at the Google headquarters in Mountain View, California. (credit: KIMIHIRO HOSHINO/AFP/Getty Images)

Google Working On Pill That Seeks Cancer

Google is working on a cancer detecting pill in its latest effort to push the boundaries of technology. The pill looks for malignant cells and reports findings to a sensor.

10/29/2014

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