Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center

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The Future of Cancer Care, Today.

At Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center, we are experts in diagnosing and treating cancer because our sole focus is cancer. We offer:

  • The top cancer specialists in the country
  • Innovative therapies
  • Seamless disease-oriented teams collaborating for each patient
  • A broad array of treatment options
  • Leading-edge clinical trials
  • The most advanced technology and equipment
  • State-of-the-art clinics and hospitals
  • Support services for our patients and their loved ones

Virtual Visits Available

Many of our patients are finding virtual visits, which make it easy to connect with a specialist from the comfort of your home, to be a great substitute for in-person appointments. We will continue to offer these whenever possible. We strongly encourage you to contact us through MyChart or the UT Southwestern Appointment Line (214-645-8300) to see whether a virtual visit is a viable option for you.

Grateful to Get the Shot

Meet Larry Carlson, a kidney cancer patient at Simmons Cancer Center. Now that he's been vaccinated against COVID-19, he’s looking forward to being more social, spending time with his grandkids, and getting back to the gym while wearing a mask and keeping an appropriate distance. His oncologist describes getting the vaccine at UT Southwestern as an extension of the care he receives here.

Simmons Cancer Center: Virtual Tour

Welcome to Simmons Cancer Center. We invite you to watch this virtual tour to help familiarize yourself with our main location in Dallas before your visit. Whether you want to learn more about parking, our clinics, infusion rooms, where to go for imaging, or even how to find a snack, this video will lead you in the right direction.

Nationally Ranked by U.S. News & World Report for Cancer Care

UT Southwestern’s cancer care has earned top 25 national recognition from U.S. News & World Report, placing us among the country’s leading cancer treatment facilities.

Our team of hundreds of leading cancer physicians and oncology-trained support staff are trusted partners in returning patients with cancer to good health. Through a combination of expertly delivered, compassionate care and our initiatives to develop new lines of defense against cancer, we offer more than most cancer centers. We deliver the future of cancer care, today.

With NCI Comprehensive designation, Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center is among the most elite cancer centers in the U.S. According to a 2009 study from The Dartmouth Institute, one-year cancer deaths are 25% lower for patients with the four most common types of cancer who receive care at NCI-designated cancer centers.

Simmons Cancer Center Among Top Research, Care Institutions in the Nation

The National Cancer Institute and the National Comprehensive Cancer Network have both recognized Simmons Cancer Center as one of the elite centers in the country for patient care, research, and education. 

Simmons Cancer Center is the only NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center in North Texas and one of just five in the entire Southwest. In addition, Simmons Cancer Center is among only 30 U.S. cancer research centers to be designated by the NCI as a National Clinical Trials Network Lead Academic Participating Site. 

NCCN is a nonprofit alliance of 30 distinguished comprehensive cancer centers throughout the United States, including Harvard, Yale, and the Mayo Clinic. 

NCCN leaders praised Simmons Cancer Center's combination of medical and scientific expertise, as well as its leadership in clinical trials and advanced therapies, when it named UT Southwestern to its alliance in March 2020.

NCCN and NCI comprehensive designations are the gold standards for cancer programs. They reflect our ability to deliver the best care available today and our promise to discover treatments that will lead to the best cancer care of tomorrow.

Cancer Stories

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Find a Clinical Trial

We have a wide range of clinical trials open to patients with all stages of cancer. Search for opportunities to participate in a cancer study.


Simmons Acute Care

We offer same-day appointments for established patients experiencing cancer-related symptoms or side effects that need urgent attention.

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