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Network newsletter is published quarterly by The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. It features topics of interest to cancer patients, loved ones, caregivers and health care professionals. Topics include clinical trials, treatments, research, coping resources and patient profiles.

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Enhancing Form and Function

There is much more to plastic surgery than cosmetic procedures. Reconstructive plastic surgery has emerged as an essential element of many patients' cancer treatments. More

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Making No Excuses, Defying the Odds

The optimism and support Mike Mason received during his cancer treatment inspired him to give back. He has found a meaningful way to do that through the Anderson Network Patient and Caregiver Telephone Support Line. More

Focus on the Flu

What should cancer patients and survivors know about flu vaccines and treatments? Bruno Palma Granwehr, M.D., of the Department of Infectious Diseases provides some answers. More

Managing Fear of Recurrence

Fear of recurrence is normal, but it keeps many cancer survivors from enjoying everyday life. By learning to manage their anxieties, patients can become more confident about their survivorship. More

When Specialists Confer, Patients Benefit

Led by Deborah Kuban, M.D., the Multidisciplinary Prostate Cancer Clinic attracts an ever-growing number of patients eager to have a team of experts take an unbiased look at their cases. More