FDA Approves First-Of-A-Kind Test For Cancer Gene ProfilingU.S. regulators have approved a first-of-a-kind test that looks for mutations in hundreds of cancer genes at once, giving a more complete picture of what's driving a patient's tumor and aiding efforts to match treatments to those flaws.
Movember: Prostate Cancer Runs In The Family For Denton ManMike McMillian lost his father to prostate cancer and two of uncles were diagnosed with it, as well as himself.
Movember: Denton SWAT Officer Shares His Story Of Battling Prostate CancerCBS11 Chief Meteorologist Scott Padgett is raising awareness during the month of November about men being screened for prostate and testicular cancer.
Emmy Winning "Benson" Star Robert Guillaume Dies At 89Guillaume, who rose from the poorest slums of St. Louis to become a star in stage musicals and win Emmy Awards for his portrayal of the sharp-tongued butler in the TV sitcoms "Soap" and "Benson," has died at age 89.
Texas Grand Jury Indicts Ex-Teacher's Aide Who Faked CancerA former North Texas teacher's aide who faked having cancer and took a car and donations from staff and students has been indicted on a count of theft of property.
Drugs Score Big Wins Against Lung, Prostate, Breast CancersDrugs are scoring big wins against common cancers, setting new standards for how to treat many prostate, breast and lung tumors. There's even a "uni-drug" that may fight many forms of the disease.
Former Mesquite Teacher’s Aide Who Lied About Cancer SentencedThe former North Texas teacher’s aide who lied about having cancer and initially accepted donated money and a car has learned his fate for crimes committed in West Virginia.
Students Who Help Lying Teacher's Aide Treated To Sweet SurpriseThere was a sweet surprise today for some students in Mesquite. It was less than two weeks ago when a former teachers aide who lied about having cancer duped students, faculty and staff at Wilkinson Middle School.
Prostate Cancer Awareness MonthAccording to the CDC, prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in men, and 1 in 7 men will be diagnosed in their lifetime. September is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month and there are several events going on around DFW to support the cause.
Revolutionary Prostate Cancer Research At North Texas UniversityProstate cancer impacts some 200,000 American men every year. But, fascinating research happening right here in North Texas could one day provide new options for early detection and treatment.
Legendary Soul Singer Bobby Womack Dead At 70Bobby Womack, a colorful and highly influential R&B singer-songwriter who influenced artists from the Rolling Stones to Damon Albarn, has died. He was 70. Womack was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease two years ago.
Classic Car Event Fights Prostate CancerSome awesome classic cars will be rumbling through downtown Fort Worth this weekend as the annual Cowtown Cruisin' For a Cure event rolls into North Texas.