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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

Nora Ephron arrives at the special screening of "Julie & Julia" held at Mann Village Theatre on July 28, 2009 in Westwood, California. (credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Filmmaker & Author Nora Ephron Dies At 71

Nora Ephron, the author and filmmaker who challenged and thrived in the male-dominated worlds of movies and journalism, died on Tuesday from a form of leukemia. She was 71.

06/27/2012

Melissa High School students Hailey Helmberger and Kaleb Hurst climbed Fountain Place on Jan. 28, 2012 to battle blood cancers.

Melissa H.S. Juniors Climb 52 Flights To Aid Fight Against Blood Cancer

Melissa High School juniors Haley Helmberger and Kaleb Hurst spent their Saturday morning climbing up 52 flights of stairs to help raise money to fight blood cancers as part of the annual Big D Climb challenge.

01/28/2012

Etta James in 2009. (credit: Rick Diamond/Getty Images)

Etta James, Legendary Blues Singer, Dies At 73

Etta James, the R&B singer whose enduring hits include “At Last” and “Tell Mama,” has died at the age of 73.

01/20/2012

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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

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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

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