Stories and Insights

What to expect during stroke recovery

What to expect during stroke recovery

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Getting better after a stroke is a marathon, not a sprint. Learn what happens during a stroke and about the team at UT Southwestern in Dallas dedicated to stroke recovery.

Radiation therapy, at age 100, keeps getting better

Radiation therapy, at age 100, keeps getting better

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Radiation therapy has been used to fight cancer for more than 100 years. An oncologist at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas explains its history and its future.

‘Baby blues’ or postpartum depression?

‘Baby blues’ or postpartum depression?

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After a baby is born, are you feeling blue, or is it postpartum depression? Two UT Southwestern doctors in Dallas talk about how to tell the difference.

Protect yourself from skin cancer every day

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UVA and UVB rays from the sun can cause melanoma, a scary form of skin cancer that is diagnosed in one in 50 Americans in their lifetimes.

Preventing strokes by fixing the brain’s ‘plumbing’

Preventing strokes by fixing the brain’s ‘plumbing’

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A UT Southwestern doctor in Dallas discusses “flow diversion” as one way to treat brain aneurysms before a stroke.

Why did I get breast cancer?

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The surgical oncologists at UT Southwestern have the answers to your breast cancer questions, including "Why did I get breast cancer?"

Watch for stroke symptoms when pregnant

Watch for stroke symptoms when pregnant

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Each year, thousands of women have a stroke during their pregnancy or in the first few weeks following delivery. A UT Southwestern doctor in Dallas talks about stroke symptoms and reducing your risk.

UT Southwestern aims to reduce heart patient readmissions

UT Southwestern aims to reduce heart patient readmissions

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Hospital readmissions are an issue for heart attack and heart failure patients. UT Southwestern is involved with a program to reduce these readmissions.

Stentrievers: A game-changer in treating major strokes

Stentrievers: A game-changer in treating major strokes

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Severe stroke treatment by the team at UT Southwestern in Dallas now includes the groundbreaking use of stents.

The importance of creating a personal bond between oncologist and patient

The importance of creating a personal bond between oncologist and patient

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A personal bond between you and your oncologist can be of benefit in your cancer treatment. A doctor at UT Southwestern Dallas discusses why he thinks it’s important to have a trusting relationship with your doctor.