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BY MD Anderson staff

As states begin to lift coronavirus stay-at-home orders and reopen businesses, people are beginning to venture out in public more frequently.

But is this safe for cancer patients, who are at increased risk for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19)? Is it OK to go out to eat at restaurants now? What about going to the beach or parks? Do you need to wear a mask in public? What about social distancing?

We spoke with infectious diseases...

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BY MD Anderson staff

MD Anderson’s Moon Shots Program™ increases the speed at which our experts turn their research into new cancer treatment options for patients...

BY MD Anderson staff

Most people don’t look back on their cancer experience with fondness.

But Jacqueline Wallace is not most people.

The 60-year-old...

BY MD Anderson staff

MD Anderson’s Moon Shots Program™ was launched five years ago to increase the speed at which our scientists and physicians turn their research discoveries into new treatment options for patients. The program focuses resources around 13 cancer types, called Moon Shots™, with the goal of using the knowledge we gain to advance treatment of all types of cancer.

But what makes this initiative so unique? One reason lies in its 10 research...

Samir Hanash, M.D., Ph.D., cancer proteomics expert

BY MD Anderson staff

Aaron Allcorn thought a persistent head cold was causing his stuffy nose and snoring.

But after what was supposed to be routine nasal...

BY MD Anderson staff

After doctors successfully removed a melanoma from J.P. Rodriguez’s back in 2006, he resumed his life – working, spending time with family...

BY MD Anderson staff

After a cancer diagnosis, many patients wait anxiously to hear the words “no evidence of disease.” But as Kimberly Hill has learned, the start...

BY MD Anderson staff

Ovarian cancer symptoms can be rather vague – bloating, a feeling of fullness and/or constipation. But Diane Sarver didn’t have any of these...

BY MD Anderson staff

When cancer spreads to the central nervous system, it usually goes to the brain tissue. In a small but growing number of cases, though, it...

BY MD Anderson staff

Plasma cells, a type of white blood cell found in the bone marrow, help your body fight infection by producing proteins called antibodies....