Proper dose, timing of therapies reduces cancer relapse in mice
Changing the standard dose and timing of two therapies greatly cut tumor relapse and reduced side effects in mouse models of kinase mutated breast cancer and lung cancer.
Hep C drugs reduce liver-related deaths by nearly half
Antiviral drugs for hepatitis C reduce liver-related deaths by nearly 50 percent in patients with a history of liver cancer.
In memoriam: Cell biologist Dr. Woodring Wright
Dr. Woodring Erik Wright, Professor Emeritus of Cell Biology, passionate educator, and scientific trailblazer in the fight against aging and cancer, died on Aug. 2. He was 70.
Targeted radiation controls metastatic kidney cancer
Investigators report an innovative strategy for treating advanced kidney cancer.
Precision editing of gut bacteria reduces cancer in mice
UT Southwestern researchers have shown that precision editing of the bacterial populations in the gut reduces inflammation-associated colorectal cancer in mice.
Fitness facts: How to keep your body cool when the heat is on
Exercising in the heat can be risky, if you're not prepared. UT Southwestern cardiologist Dr. Benjamin Levine wants to keep your workouts safe when the heat is on. Here are his top tips.
UTSW ranked No. 1 in DFW by U.S. News & World Report
For a third consecutive year, UT Southwestern Medical Center is the No. 1 hospital in Dallas-Fort Worth and No. 2 in Texas, according to U.S. News & World Report’s annual Best Hospitals listings released today.
A cancer drug may be extended to many more patients
Drugs currently used to treat less than 10 percent of breast cancer patients could have broader effectiveness in treating ovarian and prostate cancers.
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Cutting-edge battle against rare, fatal childhood diseases
Dr. Berge Minassian wanted to build a cutting-edge gene therapy center, where researchers and physicians could collaborate on treatments for a spectrum of disorders.
Victory Park, Design District may have a trail connecting them
A long-awaited pedestrian and cycling connection from Victory Park to the Design District appears to be moving forward.
Researcher developing a blood test to detect Alzheimer’s
Sid O’Bryant wants to develop an easy-to-use blood test that can identify the disease in people.
Therapist leads boxing study for Parkinson's patients
Dr. Michael Braitsch opened the True Wellness Clinic in Richardson, which offers boxing courses to Parkinson's patients.
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OncLive honors 15 trailblazers with Giants of Cancer Care Program
David H. Johnson, M.D., is a leader in lung cancer research whose work spans clinical investigations in targeted therapies, chemotherapy, radiation, and oncogenic mutations.
How to make coconut milk
For when you just want to make a non-dairy drink by yourself.
Cancer patients vaping in growing numbers
The gradual but steady increase is quite striking. The high prevalence of e-cigarette use among younger cancer patients and survivors is concerning.
How 3D printing brain lesions helps patients understand their illness
Being able to hold a tumor can make a difference, and work at UTSW is allowing patients and physicians to be able to better understand brain lesions through 3D printing.