Our team of hundreds of leading cancer physicians and oncology-trained support staff is a trusted partner in returning patients with cancer to good health.
Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center
UT Southwestern Medical Center’s experienced lymphoma specialists expertly diagnose and treat people with every variety of lymphatic system cancer. Our multidisciplinary team offers the most advanced technologies, evidence-based treatments, and comprehensive lymphoma care available.
As the only National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center in North Texas, we deliver the best cancer care available today and push to discover new treatments. NCI designation means we offer patients the ability to participate in the broadest possible range of clinical trials, with access to potential therapies not available at other facilities.
Specialized Expertise for Each Patient’s Needs
Lymphoma is cancer of the lymphatic system, which includes the body’s 600 lymph glands (nodes), the liver, and the spleen. The lymphatic system is part of the immune system, which helps the body fight infection and disease.
While some lymphomas can be life-threatening, many can be treated successfully, and some might not require treatment until years after diagnosis.
Whether our patients require aggressive treatment or a watch-and-wait approach, our dedicated team of lymphoma specialists at UT Southwestern offers expert, individualized care.
Highlights of our program include:
- Specialized expertise in diagnosing each unique variation of lymphoma
- Specifically targeted treatments tailored to each patient’s needs and variation of the disease
- In cases that require bone marrow transplantation, UT Southwestern’s Bone Marrow Transplant program is one of the top programs of its kind in the country
- A broad range of support services that provide care beyond treatment, for both our patients and their families
Types of Lymphoma
Lymphoma is broken down into two main types:
- Hodgkin lymphoma
- Non-Hodgkin lymphoma
The main difference between the two is the type of lymphocyte (a kind of white blood cell) involved.
There are more than 30 unique varieties of non-Hodgkin lymphoma alone. Approximately 80,000 new cases of lymphoma are diagnosed in the U.S. each year, with non-Hodgkin lymphoma making up about 90 percent of those cases.
Areas of Expertise for Lymphoma Care
Our team of lymphoma experts works with each patient to come up with a personalized treatment plan. We offer expertise in:
- Cutting-edge medical therapies, such
as the latest chemotherapies, immunotherapies, and transplant options
- The most advanced imaging
available anywhere, which leads to a more accurate diagnosis and targeted
- Clinical trials that provide
access to treatments that are available only at top cancer centers
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