Not long ago, breast cancer patients were advised to have all lymph nodes in their armpits removed as a precautionary measure. But now, research from UTSW validates that a more conservative approach causes less harm to patients and gets the same results.
For people who live in the Richardson/Plano area, leading-edge cancer care has just gotten more convenient.
An enhanced way of imaging prostate cancer is facilitating diagnosis and expanding treatment options.
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.