Ovarian Cancer

Cancer survivor Katie Ballard is set to graduate from SMU this weekend.

SMU-Graduating Cancer Survivor This Week’s “Texan With Character”

Katie Ballard went to the doctor after having some problems. Two days later she was in surgery.

05/15/2015

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Non-Profit Turns Up “The Bling” To Raise Cancer Awareness

A North Texas based non-profit is turning up the ‘bling’ to raise awareness about ovarian cancer. The disease is often called the ‘silent killer’—taking the lives of some 15,000 women every year.

09/10/2014

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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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North Texas Grandma Works To Adopt Orphaned Grandson

Eleven year old Hunter Keipper keeps a chest with his parents’ belongings — both were dead before he turned 10. Now his grandmother and caregiver is working to adopt her orphaned grandson.

CBS 11–10/02/2013

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Retooling Pap Test To Spot More Kinds Of Cancer

For years, doctors have lamented that there’s no Pap test for deadly ovarian cancer. Now researchers are trying to retool the test for cervical cancer so that it could spot early signs of other gynecologic cancers.

01/09/2013

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Doctor Talks Ovarian Cancer, Acupuncture, Sugar

Dr. Crystal Foster joined CBS 11 News to talk about some of the latest medical headlines, including a study about ovarian cancer screenings, the benefits of acupuncture, and hospitals removing sugary drinks.

09/12/2012