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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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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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Hundreds Gather In Plano For World AIDS Day

Crowds gathered in Plano Sunday to honor people who died from AIDS and to support those living with the disease.

12/01/2013

A researcher extracts DNA from samples for AIDS vaccine testing. (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Tests Suggest Baby Born With HIV May Be Cured

Doctors now have convincing evidence that they put HIV into remission, hopefully for good, in an American baby born with the AIDS virus — a medical first that is prompting a new look at how hard and fast such cases should be treated.

10/23/2013

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October Is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness month.  The National Cancer Institute estimates that this year alone there will be 232,340 new cases of breast cancer in women and 2,240 new cases of breast cancer in men.  Help raise awareness in the fight against breast cancer by signing up for The Komen Race for the Cure on Saturday, October 19th and going out to support those participating in the Komen 3-day on Nov 1-3rd.  For more information go to Komen-Dallas.org or The3Day.org.  And to find out if you are eligible for a free mammogram at the YWCA please go to YWCADallas.org

10/14/2013

People participate in a march organized by Komen For the Cure, the world's largest breast cancer charity. (credit: GALI TIBBON/AFP/Getty Images)

Dallas Komen Race Gets Less Online Money

The Susan G. Komen for the Cure’s signature walk has drawn fewer online signups and donations than last year in the foundation’s hometown.

10/21/2012