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Two case studies provide potential new avenue for treatment of kidney cancer

| April 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

UT Southwestern Medical Center Kidney Cancer Program investigators have published what is believed to be the first reported successful use of stereotactic body radiation therapy for an often deadly complication of kidney cancer.

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New treatment approach may improve survival rates for certain patients with stage 4 lung cancer

| January 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

A clinical trial that combined stereotactic body radiation therapy with a specific chemotherapy regimen more than doubled survival rates for certain stage 4 lung cancer patients, UT Southwestern Medical Center cancer researchers report.

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Signaling mechanism could be target for survival, growth of tumor cells in brain cancer

| December 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

UT Southwestern Medical Center neurology researchers have identified an important cell signaling mechanism that plays an important role in brain cancer and may provide a new therapeutic target.

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Cancer Researchers Identify 'Achilles Heel' in Metabolic Pathway That Could Lead to New Treatments for Lung Cancer

| October 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have found an “Achilles heel” in a metabolic pathway crucial to stopping the growth of lung cancer cells.

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Researchers identify 'Achilles heel' in metabolic pathway that could lead to new cancer treatment

| October 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

( UT Southwestern Medical Center ) Researchers at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center have found an 'Achilles heel' in a metabolic pathway crucial to stopping the growth of lung cancer cells.

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Cancer Crusaders launch 2015 campaign with Oct. 4 meeting

| September 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

BENNINGTON — The Cancer Center Community Crusaders is launching its 2015 fundraising campaign with an informational and organizational meeting on Saturday, Oct. 4, from 10 a.m.

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Comedy night to benefit Community Crusaders

| September 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

BENNINGTON — The Cancer Center Community Crusaders has organized a Supper-Comedy Show to benefit the Southwestern Vermont Regional Cancer Center's Patient Resources Fund and local cancer research. The event, slated for Saturday, Sept

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Regional cancer center opens new clinical trials

| May 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

BENNINGTON — Patients fighting lung cancer, leukemia, urinary tract cancer, and breast cancer will have an opportunity to advance science and take part in new treatment options at Southwestern Vermont Regional Cancer Center. The cancer center has opened seven new clinical trials in collaboration with Dartmouth-Hitchcock Norris Cotton Cancer Center.

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NCI award supports access to national clinical trials to test new treatment for adults

| April 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

( UT Southwestern Medical Center ) UT Southwestern has been selected as one of only 30 academic sites in the NCI National Clinical Trials Network, giving UTSW patients access to the cancer research trials sponsored by the NCI.

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Possible World's First: UT Southwestern Surgeons Use Cyberknife to Treat Vocal Cord Cancer

| April 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Stephen Wiley, a lifelong cowboy from Terrell, has helped UT Southwestern Medical Center pioneer a new treatment for vocal cord cancer.

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