Cancer Stories

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

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.