It's often harder to distinguish healthy breast tissue from possible cancer in women with dense breast tissue, so those women and the radiologists who read their mammograms must be particularly vigilant.
Dawn Davis' family history made breast cancer seem inevitable. She made sure it wasn't.
The Program for Fertility Preservation can help cancer patients by offering them a range of advanced options and - just as important - timely access to treatment when days can be critical.
UTSW doctors are practicing in a relatively new area of medicine that treats the effects of cancer therapy on the heart and vascular system.
UT Southwestern is the region's premier referral center for skin- and nipple-sparring mastectomies and leads innovation in all aspects of breast reconstruction.
Although rare, liver cancer is one of the fastest growing cancer types in the United States, and it's a particular issue in Texas, which currently has the second-highest incidence of disease and prevalence in the country.
Bruce Meyer, M.D., M.B.A., Executive Vice President for Health System Affairs, shares his thoughts.
Cancer patients often think of clinical trials as a treatment of last resort or assume that if they should be in a trial their doctor will tell them.
The Cancer Answer Line is available for patients, non-patients, friends, and family members of people touched by cancer.
New breath-hold treatment for breast cancer patients uses video surveillance to spare heart from radiation
UT Southwestern has added high-tech video surveillance to the treatment of breast cancer patients who receive radiation while using the deep inspiration breath-hold technique.