Texas Doc Among 3 Sharing $500,000 Prize For Work On Cancer TherapyTumors once considered untreatable have disappeared and people previously given months to live are surviving for decades thanks to new therapies emerging from the work of three scientists.
Doctors Hunt For Hidden Cancers With Glowing DyesDyes are being tested to make cancer cells light up so doctors can cut them out and give patients a better shot at survival.
New Frontier In Cancer Care: Turning Blood Into Living DrugsImmune therapy is the hottest trend in cancer care and this is its next frontier — creating "living drugs" that grow inside the body into an army that seeks and destroys tumors.
Jimmy Carter Says Latest Brain Scan Shows No CancerJimmy Carter inspired pronouncements of answered prayers Sunday, revealing that his latest brain scan showed no signs of cancer four months after the former president announced that melanoma had spread to his brain and put himself "in the hands of God."
Cold Caps Tested To Prevent Hair Loss During Chemo Hair loss is one of chemotherapy's most noticeable and despised side effects. Now U.S. researchers are about to put an experimental hair-preserving treatment to a rigorous test.
Cancer Debate: Are Tumors Fueled By Stem Cells?How can a cancer come back after it's apparently been eradicated? Three new studies, including one by a Texas, are bolstering a long-debated idea: that tumors contain their own pool of stem cells that can multiply and keep fueling the cancer, seeding regrowth.
Report: We Control Many Breast Cancer Risk FactorsAccording to a new report, women concerned about breast cancer should worry less about cellphones and hair dyes and worry more about weighing or drinking too much, exercising too little, using menopause hormones and getting too much radiation from medical tests.
FDA Approves Gene-Targeting Skin Cancer DrugThe Food and Drug Administration has approved a first-of-a-kind drug to treat the deadliest form of skin cancer by targeting a particular genetic mutation found in about half of patients.
'Amazing' Therapy Wipes Out Leukemia In StudyScientists are reporting the first clear success with a new approach for treating leukemia -- turning the patients' own blood cells into assassins that hunt and destroy their cancer cells.
A Melanoma Smart Phone App - Really?These days, you can find smart phone "apps" that promise to do just about everything. Now, there’s one that says it can help determine your risk for melanoma. The new apps claim to turn your smart phone into a medical imaging device.
Local Mom Happy As Experimental Cancer Vaccine Treatment EndsNearly nine months ago, CBS 11 News began following a North Texas cancer patient as she started a new Dallas-based vaccine clinical trial. Find out how the vaccine is working and the changes it's made in the Frisco mother's life.
Texas Center Part Of Single Cell Cancer Test TrialsA blood test so sensitive that it can spot a single cancer cell lurking among a billion healthy ones is moving one step closer to being available at your doctor's office.