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MD Anderson Cancer Center's 2009-2010 Annual Report highlights achievements and contributions of faculty, staff, volunteers and donors in advancing the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of cancer. It also provides key financial and statistical data.

Illustration: Dave Cutler

Voices Tell 
the Story

Every day, thousands of voices help tell a single story about what is happening at 
MD Anderson to fulfill our mission of Making Cancer History®.

President's Message

After 15 years, this is the final time that John Mendelsohn, M.D., serves as the "voice" that introduces the Annual Report.

Development: Voices of Support and Progress

Goals Align

They're a generation apart, but Ashley Loeffler and Regina Rogers are 
clearly aligned in their support of 
MD Anderson.

Voices of Experience

Senior leaders highlight key institutional activities in research, patient care, education, prevention and development.

People and Data

Research: Voices of Perseverance and Innovation

Turning Off Switches

Hui-Kuan Lin, Ph.D., and Mien-Chie Hung, Ph.D., use a stimulating research environment to track down cancer-causing mechanisms.

Patient Care: Voices of Dedication and Caring

On the Road Again

Directing MD Anderson's expanding regional care centers places a lot of demands on Peter Pisters, M.D., and Kent Postma.

Prevention: Voices Raising Awareness

Community Benefits

David Wetter, Ph.D., and Lorna McNeill, Ph.D., help translate discoveries into real-world interventions.

Education: Voices That Encourage Learning

Love of Science

Varsha Gandhi, Ph.D., combines research determination with a dedication to motivate students, like Joseph Caruso, to choose medical science careers.