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Group: Breast Cancer Awareness Is More Than Pink Ribbons

This month many people are thinking ‘pink’ for breast cancer awareness, but for survivors, the fight is anything but pretty. Now local survivors have taken to the internet to paint another picture of breast cancer.

CBSDFW.COM–10/16/2013

A symbol for radioactivity is visible on a container once used to transport nuclear fuel rods. (credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Report Tallies Texas Nuclear Plant Violations

An unreleased report said that two Texas nuclear power plants, in Glen Rose and Wadsworth, each experienced more than 150 lower-level safety violations from 2000 through 2012.

10/15/2013

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Fort Worth Children’s Cancer Suite Allows Unique Treatment

Now that MIBG is available in North Texas, doctors and parents hope that it will deliver a miracle.

CBS 11–02/22/2013

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Grand Prairie Man Battling Advanced Breast Cancer

It’s shock enough to be diagnosed with cancer. But, a Grand Prairie man says he was terrified when doctors told him he had breast cancer.

CBS 11–10/12/2012

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Entire School Surprises Cancer Student

A senior at Boles High School, near Quinlan, is battling a rare form of cancer. So, the entire school surprised him with a day he and his classmates will never forget.

CBS 11–09/21/2012

A symbol for radioactivity is visible on a container once used to transport nuclear fuel rods. (credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Texas Regulators Approve Nuclear Waste Burial

State regulators have given final approval for a Dallas company to begin burying low-level radioactive waste at a West Texas site near the New Mexico.

04/27/2012

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Radiation Detectors Donated To 3 North Texas Cities

Law enforcement leaders from three North Texas cities were on hand Thursday to accept the donation of new tools to help in their battle against terrorism. The Department of Homeland Security gave police in Dallas, Fort Worth and Arlington nearly 300 radiation detectors.

04/19/2012

A symbol for radioactivity is visible on a container once used to transport nuclear fuel rods. (credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Dallas Company Could Bury Nuclear Waste In April

Trucks carrying radioactive waste will likely be rolling along Texas highways as early as April, bound for burial at a dump near New Mexico.

03/19/2012

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Radioactive Tissue Holders Pulled From Stores In Texas

Metal tissue holders contaminated with low levels of radioactive material may have been distributed to Bed, Bath & Beyond stores in more than 20 states including Texas, federal regulators said Thursday.

01/13/2012

A symbol for radioactivity is visible on a container once used to transport nuclear fuel rods. (credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Grand Prairie Police Looking For Stolen Nuclear Gauge

Grand Prairie police are asking the public for help in finding a nuclear density device that was stolen out of the back of a pickup.

11/16/2011

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North Texas Patients Among 1st To Get 3D Mammograms

One of the biggest mammography centers in North Texas is now using a new form of breast examination that could eventually make the traditional mammography obsolete.

07/22/2011

Fate, Texas cancer patient Nate Oxford receives treatment. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Fate Parents Refuse To Let Cancer Determine Their Son’s Fate

Nate Oxford is only 5-years-old, but has already battled cancer three times. The cancer wouldn’t go away, but the family also wouldn’t give up. Drastic measures were needed so they took a chance on a radical new treatment.

05/20/2011

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