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BY Lori Baker

It takes a team to make discoveries. But MD Anderson has taken this concept well beyond the traditional partnership between students, scientists and research support staff. 

“The COVID-19 pandemic required us to think differently about how we could keep our important research efforts going while ensuring the highest possible safety for our scientists, our colleagues who care for patients and the immunocompromised...

Scientist conducting laboratory research

BY Lori Baker

Completing cancer treatment is a big deal. Frequently, it’s celebrated through a bell ringing ceremony with family and care team members....

BY Lori Baker

The career of Carin Hagberg, M.D., has come full circle. She began her career at MD Anderson as a research assistant in the clinical immunology...

BY Lori Baker

Giulio Draetta, M.D., Ph.D., is a true global citizen whose passion for discovery put his career on a winding path with universities and pharmaceutical companies in several countries. He moved to Houston to join MD Anderson in 2011 and is helping to drive cancer innovation as co-leader of MD Anderson’s Moon Shots Program, an ambitious effort focused on quickly and effectively turning scientific discoveries into advances in cancer care...

Giulio Draetta, M.D., Ph.D., co-leader of MD Anderson's Moon Shots Program

BY Lori Baker

Surgeons at MD Anderson are using extreme heat and cold as their weapons against some forms of cancer.

They’re finding that the minimally...

BY Lori Baker

Susan Gilchrist, M.D., loves to take on a challenge and to build things. Her latest passion is building a program that helps cancer patients...

BY Lori Baker

Some of cancer’s secrets are hiding in patients’ blood. Uncovering them involves only a simple blood draw.

MD Anderson is taking innovative...

BY Lori Baker

Tucked away in our Head and Neck Center are three artists. But instead of choosing the perfect color for a painting, they select the perfect...

BY Lori Baker

Ava can’t take her eyes off the laptop screen. But it’s not a game or a movie that has so fully captured the 7-year-old’s attention. It’s...

BY Lori Baker

When Paula Bell was diagnosed with stage III breast cancer in her left breast in 2007, she had chemotherapy prior to undergoing a mastectomy...