Cancer Stories

The pain of stigma, the embrace of family, the complexity of care

The pain of stigma, the embrace of family, the complexity of care

 

Shame or guilt, anger, depression, defensiveness, confusion, or even stark misconceptions can lurk below the surface of a lung cancer diagnosis.

At the right time and place

At the right time and place

 

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.

Big Science

Big Science

 

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.

Clinical Research

 

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.

A multidisciplinary approach to care

A multidisciplinary approach to care

 

It takes a village to provide comprehensive lung cancer care.

Changing the Game

Changing the Game

 

Pervasive and particularly deadly, lung cancer has remained intractable even as other cancers have yielded more readily to treatment advances. But science is steadily shedding light on therapeutic approaches that may begin to turn the odds of beating the disease in lung cancer patients’ favor.

Providing a clearer view to lung cancer’s pathways and metabolic process

 

Advanced imaging technology, a quartercentury of foundational radiological studies, and extensive resources focused on lung cancer and metabolism are bearing fruit in innovative new research at UT Southwestern.

How does nutrition affect pancreatic cancer?

How does nutrition affect pancreatic cancer?

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Pancreatic cancer is a serious disease that many people don’t know a lot about. Join the monthly #PancSM Twitter chat to discuss risk factors and treatments. Add your voice –#CallOutCancer today.

Why do nonsmokers get lung cancer?

Why do nonsmokers get lung cancer?

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Nonsmoker? That doesn’t mean lung cancer won’t strike. There are many causes for lung cancer, and advanced treatment options, too. Add your voice –#CallOutCancer today.

Top-Tier Cancer Care

 

“Cancer care at the highest level. Anywhere.” It’s a bold statement about UT Southwestern’s cancer-fighting capabilities, but it’s one that’s backed by an objective measure.