2018 Article Archive

Study: Double-drug strategy blocks escape route for most lung cancers


A one-two combo punch using two currently available drugs could be an effective treatment for the majority of lung cancers, a study by scientists with UT Southwestern’s Simmons Cancer Center shows.

Liver cancer screening rates must improve


Patients with cirrhosis should be screened regularly for liver cancer, though few are, in part because busy physicians don't order the screening tests.

Sending the wrong message on concussions


The American public realizes the dire circumstances when an NFL player lays motionless after a spear-heading tackle. Brain trauma is the signature sports injury of the 21st century - an issue that resonates among tens of millions of fans and players across the country, from youth football to the NFL and other sports.

Amid ADHD spike, doctors urge closer look at sleep issues


Amid a steady rise in the number of children diagnosed with ADHD, debate is brewing whether the condition may be a sleep disorder.

Nanosensor that lights up cancer to be tested in surgeries


UT Southwestern Simmons Cancer Center scientists next month will begin testing a digital nanosensor that lights up cancer tissue to see whether it can improve the accuracy of cancer surgeries, thereby reducing cancer recurrence and surgical morbidity.

UT Southwestern kicks off 75th anniversary


UT Southwestern has launched the yearlong recognition of its 75 years of compassionate patient care, leading-edge discovery, and exceptional education and training. Here’s how you can celebrate.

Dr. Daniel W. Foster, Longtime UT Southwestern Internal Medicine Chairman: 1930-2018


Dr. Daniel W. Foster, a world-renowned diabetes expert, inspiring medical school instructor, and nationally recognized Chairman of UT Southwestern Medical Center’s Department of Internal Medicine for 16 years, died Jan. 18.

President's Message


UTSW earns ‘Best Hospital’ rating


UTSW earns ‘Best Hospital’ rating

Southwestern Health Resources evolves, joins ACO to offer next generation of coordinated, quality care


Southwestern Health Resources – the integrated health care network formed in 2015 by Texas Health Resources and UT Southwestern – continues to build on more than 50 years of collaboration between the two institutions. From preventive care to the most advanced interventions, the partnership blends the strengths of both entities to better serve North Texas residents.