Cancer Stories

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.

Getting your life back: Rehabilitation after breast cancer

Getting your life back: Rehabilitation after breast cancer

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Breast cancer survivors often want to get back to their regular activities right away. Dr. Barker explains how breast cancer rehabilitation can help. Add your voice – #calloutcancer today.

Cancer at 20 can’t cancel college graduation

Cancer at 20 can’t cancel college graduation

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Katie went to the ER with severe abdominal pain. It’s a good thing she went – she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer.

Facing radiation without fear

Facing radiation without fear

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Radiation therapy can save the lives of cancer patients. A UT Southwestern radiation oncologist in Dallas talks about the therapy and clears up some misconceptions