Cancer Stories

Cancer clinical trials open for participants

Cancer clinical trials open for participants

 

These and other trials offer access to treatment options that would otherwise be unavailable to patients in the region – including a new investigation on acute myeloid leukemia.

Network of community clinics continues to grow

Network of community clinics continues to grow

 

Over the past five years, UT Southwestern has expanded beyond its main campus in the Southwestern Medical District to locations throughout Dallas – and now Fort Worth, as well.

A new chapter in radiation oncology

A new chapter in radiation oncology

 

A new, state-of-the-art, patient-friendly building on UT Southwestern’s east campus is the largest individual facility for radiation oncology in North Texas and the most comprehensive.

Prostate Cancer Awareness Guide

Prostate Cancer Awareness Guide

 

Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer in men. Use this guide to understand the risks, treatment options, and more.

The truth about breast implant-related cancer risk

The truth about breast implant-related cancer risk

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A rare breast implant-related cancer was covered by the New York Times in spring 2017. Dr. Kenkel explains the symptoms and who is at risk.

Introducing a new, faster treatment for early-stage breast cancer

Introducing a new, faster treatment for early-stage breast cancer

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Before she was diagnosed with Stage One breast cancer, Leslie LeBlanc was a busy working mom. Thanks to a new type of radiation therapy, she was able to get the treatment she needed without missing a beat.

High-tech radiation oncology building opens its doors

High-tech radiation oncology building opens its doors

 

For patients, the new facility on the UTSW campus will be an invaluable lifeline in their fight against cancer.

Bleeding after menopause: It’s not normal

Bleeding after menopause: It’s not normal

 

Postmenopausal bleeding is never normal and may in fact be an early symptom of endometrial cancer, says UT Southwestern gynecologic cancer specialist Matthew Carlson, M.D.

Cervical Cancer Awareness Guide

Cervical Cancer Awareness Guide

 

This guide to cervical cancer will help women better understand this disease, know their risk, and learn the treatment options.

6 ways millennials and Gen Xers can reduce their colorectal cancer risk

6 ways millennials and Gen Xers can reduce their colorectal cancer risk

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Studies show rising colorectal cancer rates among younger adults. Dr. Beg discusses how a healthy lifestyle and proper screening can reduce the risk.