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Claus Roehrborn, M.D., and Neil Desai, M.D., M.H.S., discuss a recent study that confirms a prostate cancer treatment plan they've practiced for years.Stories & Insights
Research and Innovation
Investigations into cancer, neuroscience, heart disease and stroke, and many other fields keep UT Southwestern at the forefront of medical progress.
Researchers with the Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Kidney Cancer Program studied patients with metastatic kidney cancer to the lungs and found that 3.5 percent of the group had a primary lung cancer tumor that had gone undiagnosed. This distinction can affect treatment choices and rates of survival.News Releases
Education and Training
As one of the premier academic medical centers in the nation, UT Southwestern trains the physicians, medical scientists, and health care professionals of the future.
A total of 221 MS4s opened their envelopes at the same time as their peers across the country, leaving Commencement exercises as the only thing left on the to-do list before they are awarded their medical degrees.News Releases
The story of UT Southwestern is one of phenomenal growth, fueled by exceptional people with an extraordinary vision: to establish an academic medical center second to none.
Whether it’s delivering leading-edge patient care, conducting groundbreaking research, or educating the next generation of health care providers, UT Southwestern is doing more than simply providing today’s treatments. We’re delivering …
The future of medicine, today.
UT Southwestern first in Texas to deploy safer, more convenient radiation treatment technology
UT Southwestern is paving the way for safer and more convenient radiation treatments for brain tumor patients. Doctors are using a new cutting-edge tool that combines precision treatment and increased protection, without the need for halo-style head restraints.
New curriculum prescribes earlier medical student-patient experience
It’s called “practicing medicine” for good reason. Real-world solutions and bedside manners are gained through experience. That’s why medical students at UT Southwestern are stepping into hospitals and clinics earlier in their educational journey. A recently revised curriculum better trains students to be knowledgeable, confident, and forward-looking physicians.
Songbirds help researchers "tune in" to vocal learning
What do birds singing and babies babbling have in common? UT Southwestern researchers have discovered there are striking similarities in how both species master language, providing potential pathways to help individuals with neurodevelopmental communication disorders.
Study hopes to help patients outpace Alzheimer’s disease
Exercise can do wonders for your heart health, but can it also help ward off Alzheimer's disease? A national study is testing whether working out and taking medication to lower cholesterol and blood pressure can keep memories intact.