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BY MD Anderson Staff

At MD Anderson, the health and safety of our patients and employees is our top priority every day. That's why we plan and prepare for hurricanes and other significant weather events long before hurricane season begins. And this year, we’ve taken added precautions to protect our patients and employees from COVID-19 in the event of a hurricane.

So, what can you expect from MD Anderson if a tropical storm or hurricane...

Cancerwise blog post: What to expect at MD Anderson during a hurricane

BY MD Anderson Staff

If you’ve ever prepared for a hurricane, you probably already know the basics. A flashlight, extra batteries, rain gear, medications, a first-aid...

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Penile cancer is rare in the U.S., with only about 2,200 new cases diagnosed each year. But in many cases, men put off seeing a doctor until...

BY MD Anderson Staff

Last updated on Aug. 11, 2020

Despite communities beginning to lift “stay home” orders during the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, MD Anderson’s operations – including patient appointments – continue to be affected.

While MD Anderson is open for care, the organization must keep enhanced safety measures in place to reduce the potential for COVID-19 exposure on our campuses and protect the health of our patients and...

MD Anderson Pavilion building

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Blastic plasmacytoid dendritic cell neoplasm (BPDCN) is a rare type of acute leukemia that impacts about 500-1,000 people in the U.S. each...

BY MD Anderson Staff

Certain genetic changes, or mutations, can increase a person’s chances of developing cancer. These changes, known as hereditary cancer syndromes...

BY MD Anderson Staff

When it comes to facing cancer, follicular lymphoma survivor Michael Baker says laughter is the best medicine.

Well, actually lenalidomide...

BY MD Anderson Staff

MD Anderson’s Moon Shots Program™ is designed to reduce the time it takes to move promising cancer discoveries into the clinic, where they...

BY MD Anderson Staff

In May 2016, Victor Barreiro learned his melanoma, originally treated in his hometown of Mexico City in 2014, had returned and spread throughout...

BY MD Anderson Staff

Bratton Fennell, 53, is one of the top-ranked distance runners for his age group in the Carolinas. During his brain tumor treatment, it turned...