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Students Learn; Support Cancer Stricken Friends

It is, at best, an awful coincidence. Three kids with cancer — all at the same Keller school.

03/26/2014

Mark Tuck gets his hair 'buzzed' during the Kid’s Cancer Buzz-Off. (Source: CBSDFW.COM)

Allen Family Brings Cancer Buzz-Off To North Texas

Beating cancer, by telling people, to “buzz-off.” It’s a growing New England event that’s now expanding to North Texas, thanks to an Allen family who suffered a great loss more than 20 years ago.

CBS 11–03/21/2014

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Early Diagnosis Key To Fighting Skin Cancer

More than 3.5 million cases of skin cancer are diagnosed each year. But it is something that can be overcome if any changes to the skin are detected and treated early.

03/06/2014

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Study: Meat, Dairy May Be As Detrimental To Health As Smoking

Eating a diet heavy on meat and cheese may be as harmful to you as smoking a cigarette, researchers claim.

03/05/2014

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Spin-Cyclists Raise Money To Combat Ovarian Cancer

More than 300 people participated in “Wheel to Survive,” a six-hour indoor cycling event, in Dallas Sunday to raise money for the fight against Ovarian Cancer.

02/23/2014

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Doctors Recommend Genetic Retesting For Breast Cancer

Over the past decade, the phrases ‘BRCA 1’ and ‘BRCA 2’ went mainstream as genetic testing to assess breast cancer risk became common. But, now, doctors are telling patients whose tests were negative to get retested.

CBS 11–02/18/2014

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Study Disputes Value Of Routine Mammograms

A Canadian study that many experts say has major flaws has revived debate about the value of mammograms.

02/12/2014

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Veterans Waiting For VA Care Left In Worse Condition

Texas veterans with cancer were among those left with a higher risk of dying because of delays in routine screenings from the Veterans Health Administration.

02/03/2014

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TCU Baseball Team Dubs Boy With Deadly Disease ‘Honorary Frog’

A young boy with a deadly disease was adopted as an honorary Horned Frog Saturday night by TCU’s baseball team.

01/25/2014

Cleaning For A Reason

Cleaning For A Reason

Cleaning For A Reason is a nonprofit serving the entire U.S. and Canada, and has partnered with over 1,000 maid services to offer professional house cleanings to help women undergoing treatment for cancer. To date, Cleaning For A Reason has provided more than 17,000 cleanings for women, with a value of more than $4 million. Click here for more information.

01/20/2014

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Woman Sees New Life In The Face Of Cancer

At age 22, Leah Duncan of Mansfield was looking forward to the future. But her world changed after a cancer diagnosis. She worried that she would not be able to get pregnant.

01/07/2014

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Hugh Jackman Treated For Skin Cancer

Hugh Jackman took to social media on Thursday to reveal that he recently had skin cancer removed from his nose. His wife had urged him to get a “mark” checked out.

11/22/2013

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