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John Mansour, M.D.

Cancer; Prevention

Real expectations in treating pancreatic cancer – and the power to prevent it

Media coverage of celebrities with pancreatic cancer such as Alex Trebek and Ruth Bader Ginsburg can lead to misconceptions about typical outcomes. In this week’s MedBlog, John Mansour, M.D., discusses realistic goals of treatment, advanced therapies, and a novel prevention program that can spare at-risk patients’ lives. Learn more.

Cancer

Why are doctors diagnosing fewer cases of colon cancer?

Colon cancer diagnoses are decreasing in the United States. Dr. Mansour and Dr. Beg explain the causes and what they’ve observed at UT Southwestern. Add your voice –#CallOutCancer today.

Cancer

What to expect if you have colon cancer

Surgical techniques for colon cancer offer more options than in the past.

Cancer

8 common myths about colon cancer

Should women get colonoscopies? What about people who aren’t having symptoms? Our cancer doctors explain.

Cancer

If you’re over 50, it’s time for a colonoscopy