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BY Deborah Thomas

Research shows that exercise is safe and beneficial for most cancer patients and survivors. In fact, in most cases, it is important to keep exercising during cancer treatment.

"Exercise has the potential to help reduce some of the fatigue experienced during and after treatment, especially if you're undergoing radiation therapy. And, it can help prevent weight gain commonly experienced during chemotherapy treatment,"...

BY Deborah Thomas

The doctors at MD Anderson not only diagnosed my mother's stage III breast cancer. They also diagnosed a heart condition that may have become...

BY Deborah Thomas

It was scary when my mom started Taxol chemotherapy treatment. We'd heard horror stories about the possible side effects of chemotherapy...

BY Deborah Thomas

I know it sounds really odd to say I'm glad my mom found out she has cancer, but in a strange kind of way I am. If my mother wasn't diagnosed and coming to MD Anderson, there is a good chance her other health issues would not have been discovered.

My mom went for her physicals every year and was told she was healthy. However, when she came to MD Anderson, doctors diagnosed another discernible issue besides her cancer - extreme...

Doris and Deborah Thomas

BY Deborah Thomas

March 28 is my father's birthday. He would have been 84 today. We lost him 18 years ago to colon cancer.

Cancer is no stranger to...

BY Deborah Thomas

I've worked for MD Anderson for over six years now. 

People ask me if I find it depressing to work here and, for the most part...