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Patient and Caregiver Stories

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At MD Anderson, we provide our patients with the best possible results in the most caring environment. And we’ll do the same for you. It’s been our mission for 70 years as we strive toward Making Cancer History®.

But don’t just hear it from us. The best illustration lies in the stories of our remarkable patients. You may have seen these cancer survivors on television or in print ads, as part of our Making Cancer History campaign. Here’s how they and their families coped with cancer, and how today they’re cancer survivors.

Bone Cancer

Kurt WeissKurt Weiss
Osteosarcoma
Read Kurt's story

 

Tracey FerrinTracey Ferrin
Osteosarcoma
Read Tracey's story

 

Brain Cancer

Gail GoodwinGail Goodwin
Read Gail's story

 

 

Breast Cancer

Mary Issa ZwaldMary Issa Zwald
Read Mary's story

 

 

Laurine SchulerLaurine Schuler
Read Laurine's story

 

 

Cervical Cancer

Jackie Golson
Read Jackie's story

 

 

Marisa RamirezMarisa Ramirez
Read Marisa's story

 

 

Colon Cancer

Sheila Lau
Read Sheila's story

 

 

James WileyJames Wiley
Read James' story

 

 

Ewing's Sarcoma

Jacob RalstonJacob Ralston
Read Jacob's story

 

 

Germ Cell Tumor

Dave MasseyDave Massey
Read Dave's story

 

 

Kidney Cancer

Hugo Robledo
Kidney Cancer
Read Hugo's story

 

 

Leukemia

Richard Johnson
Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
Read Richard's story

 

Denzel Persad
Pediatric Leukemia
Read Denzel's story

 

Linda Hall
Read Linda's story

 

 

Eddie Saddler
Read Eddie's story

 

 

Lung Cancer

Fe Crawford
Read Fe's story

 

 

James Williams
Read James' story

 

 

Lymphoma

Bill Crews
Read Bill's story

 

 

DeWayne Hickman
Read DeWayne's story

 

 

Medulloblastoma

Debra GlobeDebra Globe
Read Debra's story

 

 

Melanoma

Sandy Pierce
Read Sandy's story

 

 

Myelodysplastic Syndrome

Jerry ReidyJerry Reidy
Read Jerry's story

 

 

Neuroendocrine Tumor

Dale & Maria SittigDale Sittig
Read Dale's story

 

 

Neurofibromatosis

Reggie BibbsReggie Bibbs
Read Reggie's story

 

Oral Cancer

Peter FinePeter Fine
Read Peter's story

 

 

 

Ovarian Cancer

Kyndall TruettKyndall Truett
Read Kyndall's story

 

 

Rebecca EsparzaRebecca Esparza
Read Rebecca's story

 

 

Prostate Cancer

Joe LandryJoe Landry
Read Joe's story

 

 

Peter TaaffePeter Taaffe
Read Peter's story

 

 

George StrakeGeorge Strake
Read George's story

 

 

Ronnie M. Ayers
Read Ronnie's story

 

 

Thyroid Cancer

Joel DriverJoel Driver
Read Joel's story

 

 

Uterine Cancer

Katherine Hale
Read Katherine's story

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