Cancer Stories

Well-rounded medicine

Well-rounded medicine

 

Not only is UT Southwestern up to date on the latest treatments, we're also conducting research to develop future cures. Add your voice –#CallOutCancer today.

Cancer-killing virus one of two new melanoma treatments

Cancer-killing virus one of two new melanoma treatments

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The FDA approved two new drugs for the treatment of melanoma in two days, giving additional hope to patients with the deadliest form of skin cancer. Add your voice –#CallOutCancer today.

Breast cancer at age 90: Making the choice to fight

Breast cancer at age 90: Making the choice to fight

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Dr. Tonelli was diagnosed with breast cancer in her nineties. Learn why she made the choice to fight.

Personalized treatment is key for Stage 0 breast cancer

Personalized treatment is key for Stage 0 breast cancer

 

Should we treat Stage 0 breast cancer? It’s a controversial topic among physicians and patients alike. Four of our breast cancer specialists weigh in.

What are the options for breast reconstruction after cancer?

What are the options for breast reconstruction after cancer?

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Breast reconstruction is an option after cancer surgery or preventative mastectomies. A UT Southwestern doctor discusses the latest options.

Is there hope for fertility after surviving cancer?

Is there hope for fertility after surviving cancer?

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A cancer diagnosis doesn’t necessarily mean infertility. Learn more about pre-treatment fertility preservation options for cancer patients.

What men need to know about male breast cancer

What men need to know about male breast cancer

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Women aren’t the only ones at risk for breast cancer. Dr. Evans says male breast cancer is rare, but men should be aware of the risk. #CallOutCancer today.

Finding the new normal as a triple-negative breast cancer survivor

Finding the new normal as a triple-negative breast cancer survivor

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Two years ago, Brianna Hinojosa-Flores was a 41-year-old mother of two who had just been diagnosed with a cancer that’s tough to beat – triple-negative breast cancer. #CallOutCancer today.

Obesity and cancer: How to decrease your risk

Obesity and cancer: How to decrease your risk

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Obesity is directly linked to many cancers, including colon and breast cancers. Dr. Froehlich explains how to reduce your risk by losing weight. Add your voice – #calloutcancer today.

Putting the heart first in breast cancer chemotherapy

Putting the heart first in breast cancer chemotherapy

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Chemotherapy and radiation are effective breast cancer treatments. But rarely, these treatments can affect the function of the heart. Add your voice – #calloutcancer today.