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Dangerous trend: E-cigarettes and young people

E-cigarettes and hookah smoking are marketed as a safer alternative to smoking. But there is a stack of unknowns that makes it a stretch to call them “safe.” #calloutcancer

3 moms who survived cancer: A Mother’s Day collage

Kids have a way of becoming their parents’ world, even if a parent has cancer. These 3 moms survived cancer to feel well again and be there for their families.

Should I be screened for lung cancer?

Lung cancer survival rates have been low for years. But low-dose CT scans may help more patients beat the odds. Learn more. Add your voice today #calloutcancer.

Incubating Progress: SABR/Lung Cancer

UT Southwestern is helping redefine lung cancer care through innovations in stereotactic body radiation therapy.

Game-changing lung cancer treatment may be at hand

Lung cancer can be difficult to treat. But a drug originally used to treat skin cancer is showing promise for improving quality of life for lung cancer patients like Donna Fernandez. Add your voice - #CallOutCancer today.

A multidisciplinary approach to care

It takes a village to provide comprehensive lung cancer care.

Big Science

For a quarter-century, UT Southwestern has been blazing the path for the lung cancer treatments of tomorrow, as well as the care of today.

Changing the Game

Pervasive and particularly deadly, lung cancer has remained intractable even as other cancers have yielded more readily to treatment advances. But science is steadily shedding light on therapeutic approaches that may begin to turn the odds of beating the disease in lung cancer patients’ favor.

Clinical Research

Assaults on KRAS. Researchers are finding new ways to neutralize the impact of the KRAS gene mutation, a notorious molecular villain in lung as well as other cancers.

Early-stage lung cancer

The most advanced minimally invasive surgical techniques, used routinely at UT Southwestern to resect early-stage lung cancers, are sparing patients much of the pain and debility that can accompany open thoracotomy.

Late-stage lung cancer

Promising new treatment approaches—including ones developed at UT Southwestern—are steadily improving care for patients with metastatic lung cancer.

Locally advanced lung cancer

Treatments for locally advanced lung malignancies run the gamut of cancer care. So does the lung cancer expertise at Simmons Cancer Center.

Providing a clearer view to lung cancer’s pathways and metabolic process

Advanced imaging technology, a quarter century of foundational radiological studies, and extensive resources focused on lung cancer and metabolism are bearing fruit in innovative new research at UT Southwestern.

Why do nonsmokers get lung cancer?

Nonsmoker? That doesn’t mean lung cancer won’t strike. There are many causes for lung cancer, and advanced treatment options, too. Add your voice –#CallOutCancer today.

A new tool in the fight against lung cancer: SBRT

Stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) at UT Southwestern in Dallas provides minimally invasive lung cancer treatment in an outpatient setting.