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Conquest magazine highlights MD Anderson's new cancer research and treatments, innovative patient services, programs and facilities, strategies to prevent cancer, and human interest stories about patients, donors, faculty, staff and volunteers.

Cover story:

First Best Hope

Variously described as a village, a city and an anthill, the 31 gleaming operating rooms in
MD Anderson's Main Building showcase the skills of hundreds of surgeons and care team members using the latest techniques and equipment. More


Cancer Briefings



Health Care Executive Deals With Cancer

Fifteen months into Banner Health's discussions with M. D. Anderson about joining together to create a cancer center in the Phoenix area, Peter Fine was diagnosed with cancer at the base of his tongue. More

Bank On It: New Research Funding Opportunities Abound

New sources of state, federal and philanthropic funding for cancer research provide fresh opportunities for M. D. Anderson faculty. More

A Family Affair: Cohort Puts the Health of Mexican-Americans First

An epidemiologic study is gathering significant data from Mexican-Americans, who are both underserved and understudied, in an effort to help identify their potential health risks living in Houston. More

Back to Hamburgers and Roping Steers

Watching Daniel Porras interact with his family, one wouldn't know that he is battling a rare and highly aggressive cancer. A new type of surgery with few side effects has offered him hope. More

Moving Forward: Richard Garriott

Growing up in Houston with a NASA astronaut for a dad, Richard Garriott set his eyes on the sky. Removal of an unusual liver tumor helped put him in space. More

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Laura Upton reads the full issue, which was generously recorded and donated by Taping for the Blind Inc.