Cancer Stories

How does cancer treatment affect your heart?

How does cancer treatment affect your heart?

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In rare cases, some cancer treatments can lead to heart problems. Dr. Banks explains what researchers have learned.

Knowing your family history can save your life

Knowing your family history can save your life

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Cancer has haunted Denise’s family for years. Learn how genetic testing helped save her life. Add your voice – #calloutcancer today.

Treating prostate cancer with radiation

Treating prostate cancer with radiation

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Dr. Folkert explains radiation therapy options for prostate cancer, including a new trial to reduce treatment side effects.

Cancer care at the highest level

Cancer care at the highest level

 

How to select the right cancer center for you or your loved one begins with knowing that the best cancer care is within your reach.

Music therapy comforts cancer patients

Music therapy comforts cancer patients

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Music therapy sessions at UT Southwestern can include singing, songwriting, lyric interpretation, and improvisation.

Why are doctors diagnosing fewer cases of colon cancer?

Why are doctors diagnosing fewer cases of colon cancer?

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Colon cancer diagnoses are decreasing in the United States. Dr. Mansour and Dr. Beg explain the causes and what they’ve observed at UT Southwestern. Add your voice –#CallOutCancer today.

Advanced Options for Ovarian Cancer Treatment

Advanced Options for Ovarian Cancer Treatment

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Recent commentaries in the New York Times and Forbes lament the slow adoption by oncologists of a method of administering chemotherapy that’s been shown in several randomized controlled trials to improve survival in women afflicted with ovarian cancer.

What to expect if you have colon cancer

What to expect if you have colon cancer

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Surgical techniques for colon cancer offer more options than in the past.

HPV: The infection behind a throat cancer epidemic

HPV: The infection behind a throat cancer epidemic

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HPV, a common sexually transmitted infection, causes throat cancer in young adults. Dr. Sumer explains how a vaccine may be able to curb the epidemic.

Enjoy the sun without danger

Enjoy the sun without danger

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Skin cancer is the most common cancer in our country. Many types of skin cancer are curable, but its deadliest form – melanoma – affects more than 73,000 people every year. Add your voice – #calloutcancer today.