BY Joaquin Altenberg

Whenever I think about my amazingly brave, strong mother, I can't help but thank MD Anderson for the moments they gave us.

My mother was 24 when she was diagnosed with advanced stage ovarian cancer. Doctors in our city gave her less than 60 days to live. Luckily, she was in the medical profession and had heard of the work being done at MD Anderson.

Enjoying more time together
I was 6 years old then. I remember she...

Joaquin Altenberg looks back on the extra time MD Anderson gave his family during his mother's ovarian cancer treatment.