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Summer 2013: Learn about treatments for rare cancers, services for patients of all ages, the regional care centers, the importance of lifestyle choices, an emphasis on education and much more.

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A magnificent seven

Harry Sheppard
They arrived from different parts of the United States. They have different kinds of cancer. But one thing unites them. They are among the increasing number of patients whose rare cancers are being successfully treated with new therapies.



Picture This: Chaplaincy

Signs of Hope: Hitting the high notes

Moving Forward: Alma Faz

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Patients of all ages

MD Anderson strives to understand and address the different needs of patients from children to adolescents and young adults, seniors and those in the greater Houston community.

Why lifestyle choices matter

An impressive faculty of cancer prevention clinicians and epidemiologists, behavioral scientists and health disparities researchers continue to dissect and investigate methods of prevention to reduce the number of people who develop cancer.

Eliminating barriers

Paul Cinciripini

One approach doesn't fit everyone when it comes to quitting smoking, but researchers and physicians are beginning to understand addiction and find ways to help smokers kick the habit.

Future of health care in good hands

Reza Marvdashti, Ph.D., wanted practical experience for his genetics students at San Jacinto College. He had an idea that has benefited his students and the expanding MD Anderson School of Health Professions, while the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences honors a dean who made a difference.