Cancer Stories

Transplant programs reach elite benchmarks

 

2015 has been an important year for the UT Southwestern transplantation programs, two of which reached significant milestones in the number of procedures their specialists have performed.

Joining together to fight pancreatic cancer

Joining together to fight pancreatic cancer

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Pancreatic cancer is aggressive, quick to spread, and not commonly discussed. But PurpleStride DFW 2015 wants to change that. Add your voice –#CallOutCancer today.

Dr. James Willson explains why where you first seek cancer care is important

Dr. James Willson explains why where you first seek cancer care is important

 

Dr. James Willson explains why where you first seek cancer care is important. Add your voice –#CallOutCancer today.

Here’s one call you’ll want to take

Here’s one call you’ll want to take

 

A UT Southwestern health initiative seeks to “Call Out Cancer” and
 put the disease in its place. And you’re invited to join the effort. Add your voice –#CallOutCancer today.

Finding a new ‘normal’

Finding a new ‘normal’

 

Breast cancer survivor Brianna Hinojosa-Flores reflects on life after treatment and being “part of a club we did not ask to join." Dr. James Willson explains why where you first seek cancer care is important. Add your voice –#CallOutCancer today.

Q&A – Fall 2015

 

Have a question for our doctors? Drs. He, Banks, and Khan provide answers to some recent questions. (Fall 2015) Add your voice –#CallOutCancer today.

Well-rounded medicine

Well-rounded medicine

 

Not only is UT Southwestern up to date on the latest treatments, we're also conducting research to develop future cures. Add your voice –#CallOutCancer today.

Cancer-killing virus one of two new melanoma treatments

Cancer-killing virus one of two new melanoma treatments

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The FDA approved two new drugs for the treatment of melanoma in two days, giving additional hope to patients with the deadliest form of skin cancer. Add your voice –#CallOutCancer today.

Breast cancer at age 90: Making the choice to fight

Breast cancer at age 90: Making the choice to fight

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Dr. Tonelli was diagnosed with breast cancer in her nineties. Learn why she made the choice to fight.

Personalized treatment is key for Stage 0 breast cancer

Personalized treatment is key for Stage 0 breast cancer

 

Should we treat Stage 0 breast cancer? It’s a controversial topic among physicians and patients alike. Four of our breast cancer specialists weigh in.