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Doctors Perform First Skull And Scalp Transplant

Doctors from MD Anderson Cancer Center and Houston Methodist Hospital transplanted part of a donor’s skull and scalp to help a man with a large head wound from cancer treatment.



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Dr. Laura Murillo of the Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce talks with Dr. Ronald DePinho, President of the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center of Houston.


Vice President Joe Biden talks with his son, U.S. Army Capt. Beau Biden at Camp Victory on the outskirts of Baghdad on July 4, 2009. (credit: KHALID MOHAMMED/AFP/Getty Images)

VP Biden Cancels Appearances To Stay With Son At Cancer Center

Vice President Joe Biden has canceled three appearances Thursday in Rhode Island and Maine, opting to stay in Houston while his son, Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden, is evaluated at a top cancer center.


Attorney General of Delaware Beau Biden speaks on stage during the final day of the Democratic National Convention at Time Warner Cable Arena on Sept. 6, 2012 in Charlotte, N.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

AP: Vice President Biden’s Son Being Evaluated At Cancer Center

Beau Biden, the Delaware attorney general and the son of Vice President Joe Biden, is being evaluated at a cancer center in Texas, according to people with knowledge of his condition.


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Doctor Accused Of Poisoning Fellow Medical Professional

A medical doctor who practiced in the Houston area is accused of poisoning another doctor she was dating.


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Cancer Center To Spend Billions In ‘Moonshot’ Effort To Fight Disease

The nation’s largest cancer center is launching a massive “moonshot” effort against eight specific forms of the disease, similar to the all-out push for space exploration 50 years ago.