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Network is a quarterly publication of the Anderson Network that features issues of interest to cancer patients, caregivers and health care professionals.

Surviving Cancer, Lving With Pain?
With two out of three adult cancer patients surviving their disease, researchers are finding they need to widen their focus beyond effective, life-saving treatments. Surviving with poor quality of life and heavy symptom burden is increasingly unacceptable in a world in which 22.4 million people have survived cancer.


Save the Date, Share Cancer Experience
The 20th anniversary of Anderson Network’s Living Fully With and Beyond Cancer Conference will be held Sept. 4-6, at the Houston Marriott Westchase.

Would you be willing to share your cancer experience with a newly diagnosed patient? 

In the Spring 2008 Issue:

Survivorship Issues: Unveiling New Survivorship Internet Site
Once cancer care ends, many patients have the same question, “Now what?” To help answer this and many other concerns, M. D. Anderson has launched a new survivorship Internet site.

People Profile: Poetic Justice — Beating Cancer One Step at a Time
It started with walking two miles a day. Often ending short of the finish line. But when two-time cancer survivor Dave Massey completed 26.2 miles in the Mardi Gras Marathon, he knew nothing could defeat him.

A Lesson in Aromatherapy
Cherie Perez dislikes housework as much as most everyone else, but unlike others, she has learned to make it manageable and relaxing.

Doctor Doctor: The Sister Study — Gather Information for Tomorrow's Women
The Center for Research on Minority Health in the Department of Health Disparities at M. D. Anderson has joined forces with a national breast cancer trial called the Sister Study to encourage more minority women to participate in breast cancer research.