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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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Working Through Cancer: Readers Respond

Our readers weighed in on how they coped with working during cancer treatment. One said working kept her occupied and lessened her worries, while another said protection laws have not kept pace with treatment options. More

Mendelsohn's Role at MD Anderson to Change

"I've had the best job imaginable," says John Mendelsohn, M.D., the president who shepherded the institution through 15 years of incredible growth. He announced that he will transition to a clinical research role full time. More

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Lymphoma, Sarcoma Patient Stays Positive 

Buoyed by a "huge support system" of family and friends, Carrie Simpson nurtures hope in others. More

Doctor, Doctor: Focus on Adolescents and Young Adults with Cancer 

A cancer diagnosis might threaten their independence, make them feel isolated, or spur fears about fertility. More 

Body Image Issues for Cancer Patients

A new program acknowledges and helps cancer patients deal with concerns about their bodies. More 

Genetic Testing: What Patients Should Know 

Who should be tested for hereditary cancer syndromes? A genetics expert explains the basics of this growing field. More

Cancer Survivorship Conference a Resounding Success

Anderson Network’s 22nd annual patient and caregiver conference Sept. 24-25 ended with quite a bang. More