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.
McCain Returns To Congress To Cheers From Fellow SenatorsThe 80-year-old McCain had a visible scar above his left eye after doctors removed a blood clot earlier this month.
N. Texas Baby Girl Born Twice Celebrates First BirthdayMargaret and Jeff Boemer of Lewisville never gave up hope about their daughter, Lynlee.
Woman Resigned To Being Plump Learns She Had 140-Pound Tumor Mary Clancey says she was resigned to being a plump old lady. Over 15 years she kept getting bigger despite dieting. But with her health deteriorating, her son persuaded her to go to the hospital.
Texas Judge Grants Bond To Asylum Seeker With Brain TumorAn immigration judge has granted bond to a Salvadoran woman in a move that may allow her to soon leave a detention facility in Texas to seek treatment for a brain tumor.
130 Lb. Tumor Removed From Man Who Was Told He Was Just FatDoctors removed a 130-pound tumor from a man who’d been told by other physicians he was just fat. They said the tumor probably started as an ingrown hair that became infected, swelled and developed its own blood supply.
Texas Family Learns 6-Year-Old's Growth Spurt Caused By TumorAt 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.
"White-Eye" Photos May Indicate Rare Cancer In ChildrenTexas 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.
Study Disputes Value Of Routine MammogramsA Canadian study that many experts say has major flaws has revived debate about the value of mammograms.
Make-A-Wish Builds Dream Tree House For Anna TeenWhile 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.
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.
Study Finds Answers For Breast Cancer PatientsWhen 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.