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Leukemia

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6-Year-Old’s Fight Against Leukemia Warming Hearts Of Frisco

A six-year-old Frisco boy has captured the heart of the community. While battling cancer friends, neighbors, acquaintances and many who don’t even know him have been fighting to pay some of his medical bills.

12/19/2011

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Sick Dallas Child Looking For Bone Marrow Donor

Resting in the hospital, Zach Guillot is not happy. This is be the second time that the first-grader will undergo chemotherapy for a rare type of leukemia.

12/09/2011

Texas Governor Rick Perry gestures prior to the start of a presidential debate hosted by Bloomberg and the Washington Post on October 11, 2011. (credit: Andrew Harrer-Pool/Getty Images)

Medical Board Mulls Stem Cell Therapy Used On Perry

The experimental stem cell procedure that Governor Rick Perry underwent this summer could be restricted or even blocked under new rules.

11/04/2011

Daniel White, who is accused of manslaughter.

Family of Frisco Man Blames Employer For Accidental Shooting Death

After finishing an interview with CBS 11, Danny Grimes left for work. That’s when his life made a turn for the worst.

08/29/2011

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‘Amazing’ Therapy Wipes Out Leukemia In Study

Scientists are reporting the first clear success with a new approach for treating leukemia — turning the patients’ own blood cells into assassins that hunt and destroy their cancer cells.

08/11/2011

Micaela

Plano Girl’s Fight For Life Gives Her Family The Meaning of Life

Micaela White is the girl who has it all; a graduate of Ursuline Academy with plans to attend The University of Oklahoma. Micaela White is also the girl who’s been through it all.

07/26/2011

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Other Dreams Realized As Former Mavs Player Battles Cancer

As the Dallas Mavericks work to fend off the Miami Heat in the NBA Finals, a former Mavs player continues to fight a different kind of enemy – cancer. And, he’s done it all supported by his Mavericks teammates.

06/03/2011

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Report Concludes No Cancer Clusters In Flower Mound

In the fall of 2009, residents asked the state to investigate whether there was a cancer cluster in Flower Mound. The final report has been released.

04/28/2011

Maritza Ruiz, who passed away at the age of 8 from leukemia.

Memorial Held In Oak Cliff For 8-Year-Old Leukemia Victim

It was an unlikely place to find grace. In the parking lot of an Oak Cliff Sonic restaurant Sunday afternoon, there were tricked out low-rider cars, rappers and tattoo artists.

02/13/2011

Brianna Lewis

Parents Plead For Blood As 4-Month-Old Battles Leukemia

Mary Lewis has refused to leave Children’s Medical Center of Dallas since New Year’s Day. She’s there all day every day by her daughter Brianna’s bedside. “I haven’t stepped foot outside. It’s been 22 days and I haven’t left and I’m not going to.”

01/21/2011

A doctor holds an intravenous drip over a trauma patient. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Bone Marrow Donor Meets The 6-Year-Old He Saved

Avarie Giles, 6, carries a little stuffed duck with her everywhere. His name is Donor Duck, and he’s a reminder of the gift that saved her life.

CBSDFW.COM–10/07/2010

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