Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center
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.
Building a Future Without Cancer
At Simmons Cancer Center, our care is built on a foundation of science and discovery and delivered by teams of the top cancer specialists in the country. Here, along with our experts, you’ll find innovative therapies, advanced clinical trials, state-of-the-art facilities, and more.
Meet four of our patients whose futures are forever changed by the care they have received. Together, we are building a future without cancer.
UT Southwestern’s patient care app – UTSWMyCare – helps you easily manage your health and stay connected to UTSW and your provider. Find a physician. Access your medical records. Schedule appointments, and much more.
UTSWMyCare is simple to use, convenient, and always available. It’s medicine made easier.
Nationally Ranked by U.S. News & World Report for Cancer Care
UT Southwestern is ranked among the nation’s top 20 hospitals for cancer care (#19) by 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 32 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 32 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.
Conditions and Treatments
- Airway Cancer
- Anal Cancer
- Basal Cell Carcinoma
- Bladder Cancer
- Bone Marrow Transplant
- Bone Metastases
- Bone Tumors
- Breast Cancer
- Cancer Pain Management
- Cancer and Transplant Dental Care
- Cervical Cancer
- Chest Cancer
- Childhood Sarcoma
- Colorectal Cancer
- Cutaneous Lymphoma
- Endometrial Cancer
- Esophageal Cancer
- Gallbladder/Bile Duct Cancer
- Gastric Cancer
- Gastrointestinal Cancer
- Genetics and Hereditary Cancers
- Genitourinary Cancer
- Gestational Trophoblastic Disease
- Gynecologic Cancer
- Head and Neck Cancer
- Intracardiac Cancer
- Kidney Cancer
- Liver Cancer
- Lung Cancer
- Merkel Cell Carcinoma
- Nasopharyngeal Cancer
- Neuro Oncology
- Oncology Imaging
- Oropharyngeal Cancer
- Ovarian Cancer
- Pancoast Cancer
- Pancreatic Cancer
- Pediatric Blood Cancer: Leukemia and Lymphoma
- Pediatric Cancer
- Pericardial Cancer
- Peritoneal Cancer
- Pleural Cancer
- Prostate Cancer
- Radiation Oncology
- Sinus and Nasal Cavity Cancer
- Skin Cancer
- Spinal Tumors
- Squamous Cell Carcinoma
- Testicular Cancer
- Thyroid Cancer
- Vaginal Cancer
- Vocal Cord Cancer
- Vulvar Cancer