UT Southwestern’s Harold C. Simmons Cancer Center is expanding into new locations in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, making it more convenient for patients and their referring physicians to receive services from the only NCI-designated cancer center in North Texas.
Cancer Care in Richardson/Plano
New and current Simmons Cancer Center patients can experience high-quality, specialized cancer care in the Simmons Cancer Clinic at the Clinical Center at Richardson/Plano location near the UT Dallas campus on Waterview Parkway. Board-certified medical oncologist Klaus Hollmig, M.D., oversees care at this location as Medical Director, and he and the experienced staff seamlessly coordinate with other members of the care team in Dallas. In addition to appointments with Dr. Hollmig, patients can receive chemotherapy and imaging at this location, as well as have labs drawn.
Urologic Cancer Care in Fort Worth
In partnership with our affiliate, Moncrief Cancer Institute, UT Southwestern will soon be offering more services in Fort Worth’s Medical District. Members of UTSW’s nationally ranked urology team will provide screening, evaluation, diagnoses, and care associated with prostate, bladder, and kidney cancer at Moncrief Cancer Institute on West Magnolia Avenue.
If you have a patient with any of the following signs or symptoms, consider referring to UTSW’s urologic specialists who will partner with you on your patient’s care:
- Blood in urine (micro and macro)
- Abnormal prostate palpation
- Voiding symptoms
- PSA issues
- Mass identified by imaging in the kidneys
Urologic specialists seeing patients in Fort Worth include:
Oncology Rehabilitation in Fort Worth
Have a patient who is struggling with mobility or daily tasks during or after cancer treatment? Then consider a referral for oncology rehabilitation, already offered in Dallas, and now available at Moncrief Cancer Institute’s new facility.
- Oncology rehabilitation encompasses physical, occupational, and speech therapy services that include:
- Exercise programs to help restore range of motion and build strength and endurance
- Assistance with handling activities of daily living
- Manual therapy to address scar adhesions, radiation Ḁbrosis, and lymphedema
- Techniques for pain management
Medication management UTSW’s rehabilitation team will coordinate with oncologists and primary care physicians for continuing care and medical releases.