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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.

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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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Texans With Character: Jim Hatcher

One couple’s sweet love story is helping to make the lives of breast cancer survivors and their families a little easier.

10/10/2014

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Jurors Deliberating In Poisoned Doctor Trial

A Texas cancer researcher accused of poisoning a colleague who was also her lover was described by prosecutors on Wednesday as a devious and manipulative person.

09/24/2014

Pete and Kathy Cason (credit: CBS 11 News)

Oncor Settles With Cancer Patient Before His Death

More than four months after a Oncor utility crew accidentally burned down his home in Burleson, Pete Cason lost his battle with cancer Monday.

09/22/2014

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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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