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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.

CBS 11–07/02/2014

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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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Camp iHope Helping North Texas Kids Deal With Cancer

A unique North Texas summer camp is giving hope and helping kids fight cancer at the same time. Camp iHope was started at Medical City Children’s Hospital in Dallas. The idea is to help sick kids temporarily forget their difficult reality.

CBSDFW.COM–06/26/2014

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Man Scams Hurst Woman Battling Cancer

Police in Hurst are asking for help with finding the man who took advantage of a woman who was trying to raise money to pay for her breast cancer treatments.

06/25/2014

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3-D Mammogram Scans May Find More Breast Cancer

3-D mammograms may be better at finding cancer than regular scans, a large study suggests. The study involved almost half a million breast scans, with more than one-third of them using relatively new 3-D imaging along with conventional scans.

06/24/2014

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Ice Cream Pajama Party To Raise Funds For Cancer

What do ice cream and pajamas have in common? Usually, nothing. But this Saturday in Plano, the two come together to raise money for a great cause.

06/20/2014

Dylan Ducek's family in Omaha, Nebraska to support him. (credit: Jane Slater/CBS 11 SPORTS)

Texas College World Series Player A Testament In Perseverance

At the College World Series in Nebraska, a lot of people were surprised when Texas Tech didn’t start their lefty freshman — all-American Dylan Dusek. The teen has been impressive, but the journey to the mound is the inspiring part of his story.

CBSDFW.COM–06/17/2014

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