Cancer Stories

Cancer prevention: The diet, exercise, and weight connection

Cancer prevention: The diet, exercise, and weight connection

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Eating a healthy diet and weight management is a simple – but effective – cancer prevention plan. Dr. Froehlich offers exercise and diet tips to get on track. #calloutcancer

Should I be screened for lung cancer?

Should I be screened for lung cancer?

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Lung cancer survival rates have been low for years. But low-dose CT scans may help more patients beat the odds. Learn more. Add your voice today #calloutcancer.

Cancer genetics program overview

 

All cancer is genetic, but not all cancer is inherited.

Cancer genetics introduction

 

Much of the future of cancer care is in our genes.

Genetic counseling

 

Understanding the complexity of genetic and genomic testing can be daunting for patients.

Risk assessment

Risk assessment

 

As part of the cancer risk assessment process, various risk models are run based on a patient’s family and medical history.

The power of cascade testing

 

The power of genetic testing to aid in cancer prevention is amplified with cascade testing.

Molecular genetics tumor board

 

The purpose of the tumor board is to provide a multidisciplinary review of somatic (tumor) testing for the purposes of clarifying the potential implications of a patient’s results.

Pediatric cancer genetics program with Children's Medical Center

 

The Cancer Genetics program works closely with pediatric oncologists at Children’s Health to provide cancer genetics services to pediatric patients in Dallas.

Helping different patients make difficult cancer genetic decisions

 

Recently, Angelina Jolie informed the world through two New York Times opinion articles that she had her breasts and ovaries removed after learning she had a BRCA1 mutation.