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BY MD Anderson Staff

Last updated April 8, 2021

If you're currently in cancer treatment or have previously had cancer, you might be wondering if you should get the COVID-19 vaccine – and whether you can get vaccinated at MD Anderson.

“After careful review of all available evidence, our clinical experts have determined COVID-19 vaccines authorized for emergency use by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are safe and recommended...

COVID-19 vaccines

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...

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...

BY MD Anderson Staff

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 the disease has progressed, which can limit treatment options.

To learn about penile cancer symptoms and treatment options, we spoke with penile cancer specialist Curtis Pettaway, M.D.

What are the symptoms of penile cancer?

Most penile cancers start at the tip of the penis,...

Penile cancer specialist Curtis Pettaway, M.D.

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...

BY MD Anderson Staff

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...