Cancer Stories

Liver Tumor Program Addresses Escalating Problem

Liver Tumor Program Addresses Escalating Problem

 

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.

What Motivates Us?

What Motivates Us?

 

Bruce Meyer, M.D., M.B.A., Executive Vice President for Health System Affairs, shares his thoughts.

Clinical Trials: What Every Cancer Patient Should Know

Clinical Trials: What Every Cancer Patient Should Know

 

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.

Helpline Welcomes Your Questions

Helpline Welcomes Your Questions

 

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

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.

3 Questions with Thomas Andrews, M.D.

3 Questions with Thomas Andrews, M.D.

 

Thomas Andrews, M.D., discusses cardiac care, including treatment decisions, diet and exercise, and cancer therapy's impact on the heart.

Comprehensive Program Predicts Risk of Hereditary Cancer

 

UTSW program can help determine the likelihood of developing cancer.

Silent No More

Silent No More