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Tony Gwynn #19 of the San Diego Padres swings at a pitch during a 1989 game at Jack Murphy Stadium in San Diego, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Hall Of Famer Tony Gwynn Dies Of Cancer At 54

Gwynn’s sweet left-handed swing made him one of San Diego’s best-loved athletes. He was nicknamed “Mr. Padre” during his 20-year major league career.

06/16/2014

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What It Means To Be A Cancer ‘Pre-Vivor’

Saturday is the annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure in Plano, and participant Paola Gerber talks about what it means to be a breast cancer ‘pre-vivor.’

06/13/2014

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Texas Man Says Surgeons Removed Wrong Kidney

A North Texas man is seeking more than $1 million in damages after he says surgeons mistakenly removed his healthy kidney instead of his cancerous one.

06/12/2014

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“White-Eye” Photos May Indicate Rare Cancer In Children

Texas doctors are working to develop a new and easy way to diagnose a rare but serious form of eye cancer. Retinoblastoma is characterized by tumors that form inside the eye. In the U.S., it appears in some 350 babies and toddlers each year.

CBS 11–05/19/2014

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Cancer Patient Homeless After Power Company Mistake

Pete Cason has defied death, and the cancer growing inside him, for three years, his wife Kathy a nearly constant companion.

05/16/2014

Free Skin Cancer Screening In New York

“Gotta Hat It” Fundraiser Raising Skin Cancer Awareness

May is Melanoma Month and some local celebrities are joining with DermOne to fight the most common form of cancer in the U.S, skin cancer.

CBS 11–05/13/2014

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Cancer Stricken Child Receives Service Dog

Kyle Murray, 10, is battling for his life. He was diagnosed with an aggressive form of brain cancer when he was three years old.

05/07/2014

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Davis Questions Abbott’s Role In CPRIT Turmoil

Democrat Wendy Davis is renewing attacks in the Texas governor’s race on Republican rival Greg Abbott over past turmoil at the state’s $3 billion cancer-fighting agency.

05/06/2014

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Hundreds Buzz Off Their Hair For Good Cause

It was all smiles as dozens of north Texans gave up their hair for a charitable cause at AT&T Stadium.

05/04/2014

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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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