Lung Stories

Smokers – Make 2017 Your Year to Get Screened

Smokers – Make 2017 Your Year to Get Screened

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Still smoking and concerned about lung cancer? You can reduce your worry with our state-of-the-art lung cancer screening program. Smoking cessation can reduce your risk.

UTSW is first in Texas to transplant lungs using new technology to make organs more viable

UTSW is first in Texas to transplant lungs using new technology to make organs more viable

 

This new technology, now in use at UTSW, can increase the number of lungs available for transplant by up to 15 percent.

10 years of surviving colon cancer: Charles’ story

10 years of surviving colon cancer: Charles’ story

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Charles Quarton beat colon cancer in 2005. Ten years later, he’s fighting a new battle with lung cancer – but he’s also living life to the fullest.

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.

Game-changing lung cancer treatment may be at hand

Game-changing lung cancer treatment may be at hand

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Lung cancer can be difficult to treat. But a drug originally used to treat skin cancer is showing promise for improving quality of life for lung cancer patients like Donna Fernandez. 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.

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.

Breathing easier

 

Helping Adults With Cystic Fibrosis Breathe Easier

 

The UT Southwestern Adult Cystic Fibrosis Program is one of the largest adult CF programs in the country and the only adult CF program in Dallas accredited by the CF Foundation.