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As the only National Cancer Institute–designated cancer center in the North Texas region, UT Southwestern’s Simmons Cancer Center is committed to sharing its expertise and improving the quality of lung cancer care for this area of the country.
Promising new treatment approaches—including ones developed at UT Southwestern—are steadily improving care for patients with metastatic lung cancer.
Treatments for locally advanced lung malignancies run the gamut of cancer care. So does the lung cancer expertise at Simmons Cancer Center.
The most advanced minimally invasive surgical techniques, used routinely at UT Southwestern to resect early-stage lung cancers, are sparing patients much of the pain and debility that can accompany open thoracotomy.
Shame or guilt, anger, depression, defensiveness, confusion, or even stark misconceptions can lurk below the surface of a lung cancer diagnosis.
Low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) screening for lung cancer represents a vital new opportunity to more frequently catch tumors early, when they often can be cured with surgery.
For a quarter-century, UT Southwestern has been blazing the path for the lung cancer treatments of tomorrow, as well as the care of today.
Assaults on KRAS. Researchers are finding new ways to neutralize the impact of the KRAS gene mutation, a notorious molecular villain in lung as well as other cancers.