BY Brian Doucet

"Listen to your mother" is advice that is sometimes easier said than done. But for Edgar Garcia, following it just may have saved his life.

In the fall 2010, 23-year-old Edgar was a first-year high school teacher in Brownsville, Texas. He'd also taken on football and basketball coaching responsibilities. With such a full plate, he didn't give much thought to his mother's suggestion that he see a doctor because...

Read about colon cancer patient Edgar Garcia who decided to become a physician assistant after his treatment at MD Anderson.

BY Brian Doucet

Shortly before Christmas in 2009, Laurie Saunders was preparing for a happy day. Her first grandchild would soon be born, and she was loading...