Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center

Cancer Answer Line

Cancer can be difficult to understand. Our Cancer Answer Line specialists can help. Whether you or a loved one has been diagnosed with cancer, or you just want to learn more about a cancer-related topic, contact us. We’ll help you find the answers.


You can also email us at CancerAnswerLine@utsouthwestern.edu.

Our Cancer Answer Line experts can answer questions about:

  • Clinical trials
  • Diagnosis
  • Early detection
  • Exercise
  • Nicotine Cessation
  • Nutrition
  • Prevention
  • Referrals
  • Screening guidelines
  • Second opinions
  • Supportive care resources
  • Treatment
  • Community resources
  • Anything related to cancer

This service is available for patients, non-patients, friends, or family members of people touched by cancer. We can help you gather information, get answers to general questions about cancer and cancer care, empower you and your family to make cancer-related decisions, and help you navigate your way through this difficult topic.

We’re available 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Your call or email is always free and confidential.

If you have questions about cancer, we’re here to help.

Note: This service cannot provide specific medical advice, review medical records, or make a diagnosis based on the information you provide. We provide cancer-related information for your general knowledge. This service is not a substitute for a doctor's advice.