Newsroom Article Archive

Dr. Eugene P. Frenkel, pioneering oncologist who led UT Southwestern’s Division of Hematology and Oncology for 30 years, dies

 

Dr. Eugene P. Frenkel, an internationally recognized cancer researcher and admired clinician and educator who pioneered UT Southwestern Medical Center’s Division of Hematology and Oncology, died June 21, 2019. He was 89.

Finding the truth

 

Brian Duncan did it all in his early years: professional football, bull riding, and boxing. Decades later, he’s participating in a study with UT Southwestern that looks at the long-term cognitive effects that concussions may have on athletes.

Underenrollment in clinical trials: Patients not the problem

 

The increasing sophistication of cancer treatments threatens to outpace the ability of health care providers to enroll patients in clinical trials to test those therapies.

Commentary: How PTSD changed the way I care for pregnant women

 

PTSD can develop from a traumatic pregnancy or birth event like miscarriage, preterm delivery, or pregnancies that involve complex infant care.

UT Southwestern Medical School students named DFW Schweitzer Fellows

 

Seven UT Southwestern Medical School students have been selected Dallas-Fort Worth Albert Schweitzer Fellows for projects addressing digital literacy, smoking cessation, health care navigation, and health care access.

Honored for his work in cancer care, Dr. Johnson is himself a cancer survivor

 

Dr. David Johnson was honored as one of 15 Giants of Cancer Care at the American Society of Clinical Oncology conference in Chicago on Friday, May 30.

UT Southwestern develops test to predict immunotherapy response in kidney cancer

 

A novel imaging test shows promise for identifying kidney cancer patients most likely to benefit from immunotherapy.

International team identifies potential therapeutic target for sepsis

 

Researchers and collaborators made a key discovery regarding cellular processes that block pathways in immune cells that lead to sepsis.

UT Southwestern ranked top institution globally for published research in Nature Index ‘healthcare’ category

 

For a second consecutive year, UT Southwestern Medical Center is the top institution internationally within the “healthcare” category for publishing high-quality scientific research, according to the recently released Nature Index 2019 Annual Tables.

E-cigarette use climbing among cancer patients and cancer survivors

 

Usage of e-cigarettes, also called “vaping,” has medical experts concerned because of the addictive nicotine and potentially harmful toxins they deliver.