Kidney cancer patients may see long-lasting tumor shrinkage with immunotherapy, which uses the immune system as a weapon to fight cancer. Learn more.
Kidney cancer often doesn’t respond well to conventional radiation therapies, but a certain type of high-dose radiation therapy is proving effective.
As of Sept. 1, 2017, all Texas health insurance plans must cover 3-D mammograms for women 35+. What this means for women’s health.
Large kidney tumors or those starting to spread can put patients’ lives at risk. Learn about robotic surgery for kidney cancer and when we recommend it.
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Diagnosed at age 3 with a rare genetic disorder, Ryan Dant was not expected to live beyond age 10. But thanks to his parents who never lost hope and a clinical trial at UT Southwestern, the now 29-year-old recently finished college and is looking forward to life’s next chapter. “It’s an incredible story,” says UTSW’s Elizabeth Maher, M.D., Ph.D., one of the specialists on his team.
Not every kidney tumor needs treatment right away, if at all. Learn about active monitoring of early-stage kidney cancer and when we recommend it.
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.
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, 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.