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BY KirstiAnn Clifford

Clinical Nurse Christine Durana donates blood so often, she takes a photo of her arm each time to help her remember when it’s been 56 days and she is eligible to donate again.

“I scroll back through my photos to see when it was taken and then I know when to schedule my next appointment,” says Durana, who works in MD Anderson’s Lymphoma/Myeloma Center.

Since joining MD Anderson in 2019, Durana has never skipped an opportunity...

Clinical Nurse Christine Durana donates blood for MD Anderson cancer patients.

BY KirstiAnn Clifford

If you’ve been vaccinated against COVID-19, you may be thinking about getting an antibody test to see if the vaccine “worked.” Or, if you...

BY KirstiAnn Clifford

The last 10 months have been the most challenging of Patricia Galvin’s 30-plus year nursing career.

On Dec. 15, she became the second...

BY KirstiAnn Clifford

Last updated Jan. 21, 2021

Over his 27-year career at MD Anderson, Steven Sherman, M.D., chair of Endocrine Neoplasia and Hormonal Disorders, has played a major role in dozens of clinical trials – some of which have resulted in life-saving treatments for rare forms of thyroid cancer.

Sherman, moving from principal investigator to clinical trial participant, recently enrolled in a Phase III clinical trial of a COVID-19 vaccine...

Steven Sherman, M.D.

BY KirstiAnn Clifford

Chief Nursing Officer and Senior Vice President Carol Porter, D.N.P., formed her first impressions of MD Anderson as a Magnet appraiser in...

BY KirstiAnn Clifford

Patient Care Technician Raymond Alex Jr., is known in MD Anderson’s Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU) and around the hospital for sharing inspirational...

BY KirstiAnn Clifford

It takes more than Band-Aids with cartoon characters to put children receiving cancer treatment at ease, but Leo Flores knows how.

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BY KirstiAnn Clifford

A patient writes, “The Astros will win the World Series next year,” in bold print as Jaquelin Velasquez watches. The clinical nurse in Lymphoma...