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AI improving treatments for diabetes, depression, cancer, and more

Artificial intelligence and deep machine learning are being used in a variety of ways to enhance medical research and potentially improve patient care at UT Southwestern.

Catching cancer earlier in Texas is the Moncrief mission

Catching cancer early is the key to improving survival rates. That's why UT Southwestern's Moncrief Cancer Institute is providing free cancer screenings across Texas to people who are uninsured or underinsured.

Ask the dietitian: How can good nutrition help cancer patients?

Eating a high-protein, low-fat diet can help cancer patients deal with the treatments and recovery, says a UT Southwestern oncology dietitian.

New approach to robotic mastectomy can preserve full breast and nipple sensation

This new robot-assisted breast cancer surgery can preserve a woman’s breast and nipple sensation – something unimaginable just five years ago.

3 ways oncologists can improve survivorship care after cancer treatment

As cancer care improves, more people are living with survivorship symptoms, such as fatigue and depression. See 3 ways providers can help patients prepare for life after treatment.

Outsmarting breast cancer with novel pre-operative therapy and personalized radiation

A novel treatment may reverse resistance to both endocrine therapy and radiation therapy in breast cancer patients. Learn more from UT Southwestern radiation oncologists.

Breast implant illness: Diagnosing and treating its many complex symptoms

Though breast implant illness is not a formal diagnosis, its symptoms are very real. Christine Stiles, M.D., and Abby Culver, M.D., discuss BII and common myths about the condition.

Microsurgery can help reduce the risk of lymphedema after breast cancer surgery

Discover how microsurgical procedures can help reduce the risk of lymphedema after cancer surgery and provide a new treatment option for patients.

For Mother's Day, 6 stories of survival

A mother's strength – and will to live – is reflected in six amazing stories of survival from UT Southwestern.

Sugar, inflammation, and soy: How does nutrition influence breast cancer risk?

Suzanne Conzen, M.D., explains how eating a healthy diet composed mainly of plant-based foods can be an effective way to help prevent breast cancer.

Corrective breast reconstruction: Free-flap procedures offer natural options if implants fail

Having a breast reconstruction fail is devastating. Dr. Teotia and Dr. Haddock at UTSW are pioneers in flap procedures. They work to improve recovery, and results.

New breast reconstruction approach delivers efficiency, natural results for cancer patients

UT Southwestern offers authentic breast reconstruction with DIEP flap surgery. Our techniques have delivered an improved and streamlined patient experience.

IORT: Treating cancer with internal radiation therapy

With brachytherapy, tiny implements deliver radiation directly to a tumor. And the list of cancers for which it is effective is expanding. Learn more about how UT Southwestern is leading the way in brachytherapy in Texas.

Smarter radiation, fewer sessions: How SABR might help defeat metastatic cancer

Stereotactic ablative therapy (SABR) has proven effective in treating many types of primary tumors. Robert Timmerman, M.D., discusses how SABR might improve survival rates for patients with metastatic cancer.

Precision medicine, immunotherapy drive largest single-year drop in cancer deaths

Cancer death rates have dropped nearly 30% since 1991, and more that 2% between 2016 and 2017 alone – the biggest one-year drop on record. The driver has been precision medicine, an approach that focuses on personalization and collaboration. Learn more now.