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The 2008-2009 Annual Report highlights MD Anderson's fiscal year accomplishments in patient care, research, education and prevention; recognizes faculty, The University Cancer Foundation Board of Visitors members and donors; and provides key financial and operational data.

From the President

For nearly 70 years, faculty and staff at
MD Anderson have been transforming minds and lives through mission-directed endeavors in patient care, research, education and prevention. This Annual Report highlights many transformative activities in 2008-2009. More

Transforming Through Development

John Carrigan never complains about aging. There was a time when his doctors weren't sure he would live to turn 20. More

Videos: Our Transformers

Transformations of all shapes and sizes take place every day at
MD Anderson. They occur in clinics, laboratories, classrooms and many places in between. Some of our "transformers" share how they make a difference. More

People and Data

Transforming Through Research

Mike Richards' chances of surviving metastatic colon cancer would have been slim 10 years ago, but he has benefited from research-based treatment advances. More

Transforming Through Patient Care

The knowledge of retinoblastoma experts at
MD Anderson and the new Retinoblastoma Center of Houston has paid big dividends for 6-year-old Anthony "Tony" Espinoza. More

Transforming Through Prevention

Karmelda Bradford's breast cancer scare in 1971 transformed her view of prevention and early detection. More

Transforming Through Education

Rebecca Esparza is a natural networker. Give her a cause that significantly touches her life, and she's there to volunteer her time and knowledge. More