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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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New Drug, Study Method Shows Breast Cancer Promise

A novel way to speed the testing of cancer drugs and quickly separate winners from duds has yielded its first big result: an experimental medicine that shows promise against a hard-to-treat form of breast cancer.

12/13/2013

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Group: Breast Cancer Awareness Is More Than Pink Ribbons

This month many people are thinking ‘pink’ for breast cancer awareness, but for survivors, the fight is anything but pretty. Now local survivors have taken to the internet to paint another picture of breast cancer.

CBSDFW.COM–10/16/2013

Lasers are precisely pinpointed on a patient with prostate cancer at a radiation oncology center. (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Drug Safely Cuts Prostate Cancer Risk, Texas Study Finds

The results of a long-term major federal study that was done in Texas is easing worries about the safety of a hormone-blocking drug that can lower a man’s chances of developing prostate cancer.

08/14/2013

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Cold Caps Tested To Prevent Hair Loss During Chemo

Hair loss is one of chemotherapy’s most noticeable and despised side effects. Now U.S. researchers are about to put an experimental hair-preserving treatment to a rigorous test.

07/22/2013

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FDA Approves New Targeted Breast Cancer Drug

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a first-of-a-kind breast cancer medication that targets tumor cells while sparing healthy ones.

02/22/2013

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FDA Expands Approval Of Prostate Cancer Drug

The Food and Drug Administration has expanded approval of Johnson & Johnson’s prostate cancer pill Zytiga for men with an earlier stage of the disease.

12/10/2012

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Grand Prairie Man Battling Advanced Breast Cancer

It’s shock enough to be diagnosed with cancer. But, a Grand Prairie man says he was terrified when doctors told him he had breast cancer.

CBS 11–10/12/2012

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Entire School Surprises Cancer Student

A senior at Boles High School, near Quinlan, is battling a rare form of cancer. So, the entire school surprised him with a day he and his classmates will never forget.

CBS 11–09/21/2012

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Cancer Patients See Benefits From Yoga

Breast cancer survivors are finding yoga can help them relax and recover after treatment.

09/07/2012

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Home Burglarized While Child At Chemo Treatment

It was a crushing blow for Linda Diaz. She didn’t know how she was going to tell her 12-year-old son, Christopher, he had cancer. Just days later she had to try and explain why someone burglarized their home. Burglars

02/21/2012

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Induced Labor Lets Dying Texas Man See His Daughter

Diane Aulger was two weeks from her due date when she and her husband decided there was no time to wait: Mark Aulger had days to live, and he wanted to see his child.

02/13/2012

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