Top

BY Cynthia DeMarco

The past year challenged and changed all of us at MD Anderson. It changed the way we work, the ways we connect and, in some cases, it even changed the work we do. What hasn’t changed is our drive to end cancer, and our commitment to our patients and their families, our community and each other.

Each of our 22,000 employees has a story about how their work changed this past year – sometimes...

Chief Infection Control Officer Roy Chemaly, M.D., wears a medical-grade face mask in close-up portrait

BY Cynthia DeMarco

Training the next generation of cancer researchers and clinicians plays a vital role in MD Anderson’s mission to end cancer. While our...

BY Cynthia DeMarco

December is normally a time of togetherness and celebration. But with COVID-19 cases surging again all over the world, this season will likely...

BY Cynthia DeMarco

Most cancer patients and their caregivers will hear the word “immunocompromised” at some point.

But what does that actually mean? What causes someone to be immunocompromised? And why is it important to know if you are or not, especially during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic?

We spoke with pulmonologist Scott Evans, M.D. Here’s what he had to say.

What does it mean to be immunocompromised?

The term “immunocompromised...

Diverse group of masked people

BY Cynthia DeMarco

More than 16,000 people in the United States will be diagnosed with esophageal cancer this year. Roughly 75% of those will be men.

...

BY Cynthia DeMarco

In 2013, Sandy Fontan was a 53-year-old marathon runner in tip-top shape. She maintained a healthy diet and ran between 25 and 30 miles a...

BY Cynthia DeMarco

Your sister’s tiny outdoor wedding is less than two months away. Your nephew’s family-only backyard birthday party — complete with bounce...

BY Cynthia DeMarco

With infection rates on the rise around the world and cooler temperatures driving people back indoors, we’re seeing the start of a fall and...

BY Cynthia DeMarco

Got plans for a big Thanksgiving Day celebration? Not so fast.

Before you send out those feast invitations or make those travel arrangements...

BY Cynthia DeMarco

If you’ve caught and recovered from the coronavirus (COVID-19), you might be wondering what that means. Are you immune to the virus now? Can...