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Men's Health; Women's Health

UT Southwestern ranked No. 1 hospital in DFW for sixth straight year

UT Southwestern has been ranked the No. 1 hospital in North Texas for the six years in a row, and ranked nationally for 9 specialties areas of health care.

Cancer

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.

Cancer; Discovery; Prevention

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.

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

What patients can learn from Alex Trebek’s resolve to beat advanced pancreatic cancer

What patients can learn from Alex Trebek’s resolve to beat advanced pancreatic cancer: UT Southwestern - MedBlog

Cancer

Can Pancreatic Cancer Be Prevented?

Pancreatic cancer is aggressive and tough to beat. How researchers are staying a step ahead of this dangerous disease.

Digestive

Living without a pancreas: Is it possible?

The pancreas is a vital part of the digestive system and helps regulate blood sugar. Rebecca Minter, M.D., and Jessica Abramowitz, M.D., explain how it’s possible to live without one.