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Texas Family Learns 6-Year-Old’s Growth Spurt Caused By Tumor

At 6-years-old, Bryce Aswell towers over his kindergarten classmates — and eats like a teenage boy! But, two months ago the couple learned what was really behind Bryce’s growth spurt: a brain tumor.

CBS 11–03/24/2015

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“White-Eye” Photos May Indicate Rare Cancer In Children

Texas doctors are working to develop a new and easy way to diagnose a rare but serious form of eye cancer. Retinoblastoma is characterized by tumors that form inside the eye. In the U.S., it appears in some 350 babies and toddlers each year.

CBS 11–05/19/2014

A nurse performs a mammogram on a patient. (credit: Mychele Daniau/AFP/Getty Images)

Study Disputes Value Of Routine Mammograms

A Canadian study that many experts say has major flaws has revived debate about the value of mammograms.


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Make-A-Wish Builds Dream Tree House For Anna Teen

While home building is on the rebound in Texas, a very special house was dedicated for a brave Anna teen who is facing medical problems — a tree house from the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

CBS 11–06/21/2013

Generic aspirin lie in bottle. (credit; Getty Images/Tim Boyle)

Study: Aspirin May Help Treat Some Colon Cancers

Aspirin, one of the world’s oldest and cheapest drugs, has shown remarkable promise in treating colon cancer in people with mutations in a gene that’s thought to play a role in the disease.


A woman receives a mammogram screening. (credit: Getty Images/D. Clarke Evans/NBAE)

Study Finds Answers For Breast Cancer Patients

When Terri Thompson was first diagnosed with breast cancer 13 years ago, there was no question about how her cancer would be treated after she had her tumor removed.


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Research Could Lead To Breast Cancer Cure

After analyzing the genetics of actual tumors, researchers say they are now closing in on the causes of cancer and how to cure it.

CBS 11–09/24/2012

Crowley mother, Jennifer Clark, chose to amputate her leg three years ago.  Now she is a triathlete and headed to the Para-Triathlon World Championships.
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Amputee Mom To Compete For World Title

Three years ago, a North Texas mother made a life altering choice, that would be gut wrenching for most anyone. Now she has a chance to become a world champion.

CBS 11–09/14/2012

Elysian Fields High School crowned blonde-haired, blue-eyed Randi Allen as its Homecoming Queen.

Quick Turnaround And Good News For Homecoming Queen, Tumor Survivor

It was amazing when Elysian Fields High School crowned blonde-haired, blue-eyed Randi Allen as their Homecoming Queen: Ten days before that, she was in the hospital with her head covered in bandages.


Fort Worth youngster Joe Turner gets his 'wish' to be a Fort Worth police officer. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Fort Worth Boy Gets Wish To Be A Police Officer For A Day

A lot of little boy’s dream of becoming a police officer. On Wednesday, an eight-year-old from Fort Worth got that opportunity. But protecting the peace seems easy compared to what he’d already been through.