Stories and Insights

New genetic test for breast cancer may be unable to keep promises

New genetic test for breast cancer may be unable to keep promises

 by 

The affordability of a new genetic test that analyzes specific genes to determine breast and ovarian cancer risk will result in more women getting tested, but will those results be accurate?

Conquering the Complexities of Cancer

 by 

Are we winning the war against cancer? A UT Southwestern physician explains advancements in cancer treatments and other positive signs of success in the fight against cancer.

Understanding and managing morning sickness

Understanding and managing morning sickness

 by 

The doctors at UT Southwestern in Dallas explain how women can overcome some symptoms of morning sickness through diet and other means.

Popular energy drinks come with concerns

Popular energy drinks come with concerns

 by 

Energy drinks are popular, but are they safe? A UT Southwestern physician explains some of his concerns.

Organ donation – the gift of life

Organ donation – the gift of life

 by 

Melissa Robinson gave one of her kidneys to her friend, Dewayne Dunning. A doctor at UT Southwestern in Dallas talks about the advantages of having a living organ donor for such transplants.

Looking in the mirror after breast cancer surgery

Looking in the mirror after breast cancer surgery

 by 

The surgeons at UT Southwestern have your answers about new breast cancer surgeries including nipple-sparing surgery.

Feeling your baby move during pregnancy

Feeling your baby move during pregnancy

 by 

Feeling your baby move is one of the most exciting parts of pregnancy. A UT Southwestern obstetrician outlines when and how pregnant women should feel fetal movements.

It’s time to rethink taking daily, low-dose aspirin

It’s time to rethink taking daily, low-dose aspirin

 by 

Taking low-dose aspiring regularly might not be the best treatment for patients who have not had a heart attack or stroke. A doctor at UT Southwestern in Dallas discusses the best use of aspirin.

Hoarse? Lost your voice? Here’s what to do

Hoarse? Lost your voice? Here’s what to do

 by 

If you’re hoarse for more than two weeks, you should see a laryngologist (an ENT surgeon who specializes in the vocal cords).

Understanding the increase in pancreatic cancer

Understanding the increase in pancreatic cancer

 by 

Pancreatic cancer cases are on the rise and will become the second deadliest type of cancer in the United States by 2030. Doctors at UT Southwestern discuss the future of pancreatic cancer.