Leukemia

Wipe Out Cancer

North Texas Family Beats Cancer With Help Of “Wipe Out Cancer”

One local family says when cancer hit their family; it was their little girl who taught them how to be tough.

04/05/2015

Kaitlyn Johnson and family

Following Experimental Treatment, 4-Year Old Girl’s Cancer In Remission

Kaitlyn Johnson can now once again play like any other four year old. Just one month after receiving an experimental treatment for leukemia, doctors say her cancer is in remission.

04/03/2015

North Texas 4-year-old cancer patient Kaitlyn Johnson. (credit: Children's Health)

North Texas Child With Leukemia Turns To Experimental Treatment

A family from Royce City has traveled to Philadelphia to begin an experimental treatment that could save the life of four-year-old Kaitlyn Johnson.

02/16/2015

(credit: CBSDFW.COM)

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

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

LEUKEMIA GIRL

Frisco Student Finalist In Nat’l T-Shirt Design Competition

A teenager in Frisco was selected, from among thousands of entrants, as a finalist in a t-shirt design contest benefiting The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

CBSDFW.COM–05/01/2014

Leukemia survivor Miles, 5, dressed as BatKid, and Batman release the San Francisco Giants mascot from the Penguin as part of a Make-A-Wish foundation fulfillment. (credit: Ramin Talaie/Getty Images)

Philanthropists Pay Bills For Leukemia ‘Batkid’ Fantasy

A California city is being rescued from paying the cost of staging the “Batkid” fantasy that captured the nation’s imagination.

01/20/2014

James Dolan Osborne (credit: Fort Worth Police)

Ex-Con Recieves 60 Years For Beating His Grandmother

A 43-year-old ex-con was sentenced to 60 years in prison on Thursday for beating his 85-year-old grandmother during an all-night drunken rage last year.

09/26/2013

(credit: Office of President George H. W. Bush)

Former President George H.W. Bush Shaves Head To Encourage Child

Former President George H.W. Bush has shaved his head to show solidarity for the sick child of a Secret Service agent.

07/24/2013

(credit: CBS 11 News)

Stranger Buys A Car For Teenager Battling Cancer

14-year old Hanna Berg is battling leukemia with her mother at her side all the way. Even harder for the family, they didn’t have a car.

CBS 11–12/19/2012

(credit: CBS 11 News)

Five-Year-Old Leukemia Patient Takes Ride Of A Lifetime

A young boy who fights for his life everyday got to take a moment to just — live. Wednesday night, he was taken on the ride of his life.

CBS 11–12/05/2012

(credit: Fricke family)

Cancer Survivor’s Lemonade Stand Helps Other Kids

3 year-old Culter Fricke is now cancer free after a 2 year battle with leukemia. Now, his family is selling lemonade to help other kids fighting the disease.

CBS 11–10/05/2012

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