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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

The pink ribbon, symbolic of breast cancer support, is seen during the Komen Community Challenge rally on April 26, 2007 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

New Komen Leader Has Eye On Future

The new leader of the Susan G. Komen organization said that it has moved on from the controversy over its decision to stop giving grants to Planned Parenthood.

07/19/2014

An extraordinary lineup of actors, musicians, athletes and journalists banded together for "Stand Up To Cancer," the groundbreaking initiative aimed at raising funds to accelerate innovative cancer research bringing new therapies to patients quickly that will save lives now. (credit: Craig Sjodin/ABC via Getty Images)

“Stand Up To Cancer” Returns September 5

Dozens of broadcast and cable networks will again donate a simultaneous hour of commercial-free airtime to carry the fundraiser “Stand Up to Cancer.”

07/09/2014

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High-Tech, 220-Ton, Cancer-Fighting Machine Arrives In Irving

Workers were busy Wednesday moving and installing a huge, high-tech piece of cancer fighting equipment at the new Center for Proton Therapy.

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New Cancer-Fighting Machine Arrives In Irving

A 220-ton innovative cancer-fighting machine has finally made it to North Texas after its trip halfway across the globe.

07/02/2014

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