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Website Information on Colon Cancer Too Complex, Fails to Address Key Concerns, Researcher Finds


Popular web information on colorectal cancer is too difficult for most lay people to read and doesn’t address the appropriate risks to and concerns of patients, a study by UT Southwestern gastroenterologists suggests.
4/14/2014 1:00 PM EDT

Grants From Friends of the Comprehensive Cancer Center Will Support Promising Research on Lung and Breast Cancer by Early-Career Scientists


Grants totaling $100,000 from Friends of the Comprehensive Cancer Center will bolster innovative research by two UT Southwestern Medical Center scientists who are at an early stage in their careers, but already are doing promising work on potential...
4/11/2014 11:00 AM EDT

NCI Award Supports Access to National Clinical Trials to Test New Treatment for Adults


UT Southwestern has been selected as one of only 30 academic sites in the NCI National Clinical Trials Network, giving UTSW patients access to the cancer research trials sponsored by the NCI.
4/9/2014 4:30 PM EDT

Blocking DNA Repair Mechanisms Could Improve Radiation Therapy for Deadly Brain Cancer, UT Southwestern Oncologists Find


UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers have demonstrated in both cancer cell lines and in mice that blocking critical DNA repair mechanisms could improve the effectiveness of radiation therapy for highly fatal brain tumors called glioblastomas.
4/8/2014 10:40 AM EDT

Possible World's First: UT Southwestern Physicians Use Cyberknife to Treat Vocal Cord Cancer


Stephen Wiley, a lifelong cowboy from Terrell, has helped UT Southwestern Medical Center pioneer a new treatment for vocal cord cancer.
4/3/2014 11:00 AM EDT

Ut Southwestern Certified as Advanced Comprehensive Stroke Center for Ability to Handle the Most Complex Stroke Cases on 24/7 Basis


Recognizing UT Southwestern Medical Center’s high-level capabilities in treating the most complex stroke cases on a round-the-clock basis, The Joint Commission has certified the Medical Center as an Advanced Comprehensive Stroke Center.
3/31/2014 3:25 PM EDT

Telestroke Program Extends Critical Care to Patients in Rural and Regional Areas


UT Southwestern Medical Center has launched a state-of-the-art telemedicine program that will extend immediate access to UTSW’s nationally recognized stroke care during the crucial time period when treatment is needed for a patient of an ischemic...
3/31/2014 3:05 PM EDT

Gene May Predict if Further Cancer Treatments Are Needed


UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers are developing a new predictive tool that could help patients with breast cancer and certain lung cancers decide whether follow-up treatments are likely to help.
3/28/2014 11:00 AM EDT

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Super Bowl 2011 News Tips

Are the Green Bay Packers all the way back? Will the Pittsburgh Steelers capture their third NFL championship in the past six years? The experts at UT Southwestern Medical Center can’t predict the outcome of the game just down the road in...
2/3/2011 3:15 PM EST

Flu Tips 2009

Flu tips from UT Southwestern Medical Center.
11/23/2009 12:00 PM EST

Cancer Experts at UT Southwestern Medical Center

The following physicians are top experts at UT Southwestern Medical Center in the fields of lung cancer, radiation oncology and breast cancer.
4/4/2008 1:00 PM EDT

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