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News Resources

Contact a Media Specialist

Our media specialists are available for all of your cancer inquiries and as a source for story ideas about the latest advances in cancer research and treatment. Call the External Communications office at 713-792-0655 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Central Standard Time to be connected to a media specialist. 

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ReadyCam™ Television Studio

MD Anderson Cancer Center offers live high definition broadcast interviews any time news happens with our  VideoLink ReadyCam™ system.

Book the Studio for an Expert Interview

B-roll Footage

High-definition b-roll footage is available to media representatives which includes clinical, research, education, exteriors and more.  To download footage, please contact external communications at 713-792-0655, or email

Embargo Policy

Staff journalists or freelancers on assignment for an established publication(s) are eligible to receive advance, embargoed material from MD Anderson Cancer Center. Writers of internal newsletters and suppliers of financial advice are not eligible. Eligible persons must agree to abide by the conditions of the MD Anderson embargo policy.

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Media Visitation Policies

Journalists are welcome on the MD Anderson campus. We are open to hosting individual reporters or crews in surgery, in clinics, or in meeting our faculty, staff, volunteers and patients. We do strictly adhere to our guidelines for journalists. 

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Preferred MD Anderson Style

The preferred style for the institution on first reference for any external communication is:

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Spanish-Language Media Resource Guide

A document with Spanish-speaking experts and story ideas - Spanish-Language Media Resources Guide (pdf). 

Information About MD Anderson Billing

Hospital charges and billing are complex. In order to increase understanding of America's current health care billing system, MD Anderson is sharing information about our role in working with others to reduce both costs and complexity for patients. 

More information about MD Anderson's billing practices. 

Facts About MD Anderson Cancer Center

Background information on MD Anderson's history, mission areas, locations and more.

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