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Conquest highlights MD Anderson's latest cancer research, treatment and prevention strategies, innovative patient services and programs, and human interest stories about patients, donors, faculty, staff and volunteers.

Illustration: Dave Cutler

Cover Story:

Lungs That Function Not Taken for Granted

Over the last quarter century, pulmonary medicine specialists at MD Anderson have helped to improve the quality of life for many cancer patients.


Cancer Briefings


Nursing Innovations Improve Patient Care

Initiatives like the Good Catch Program and Nursing Practice Congress have earned 
MD Anderson Magnet designation for the third time.

The Patient-Physician Relationship

MD Anderson's Interpersonal Communication and Relationship Enhancement program gives health care professionals educational resources to improve communication skills.

Focus on Adolescent, Young Adult Age Gap

MD Anderson's focus on the care and cancer experience of adolescent and young adult patients is steadily growing.

Cancer Prevention Studies Build Knowledge

Obesity, early detection of colon cancer, toxic environments and genetic predisposition represent just four areas of study in the wide spectrum of MD Anderson's prevention research.

Italian Patient Now Triathlete

An Italian prince diagnosed with chronic lymphocytic leukemia in 1999 is preparing for his next triathlon.

Picture This: Rehabilitation Services

For patients recovering from surgery or facing challenges related to treatment, MD Anderson's Rehabilitation Services offers physical and occupational therapy.

Bells Ring End of Radiation Treatment

When radiation is complete, MD Anderson patients celebrate by ringing a bell or hitting a gong.