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BY Meagan Raeke

At the time of her breast cancer diagnosis, Teresa Serbia knew she was overweight.

“After I was fortunate enough to become a survivor, I realized I needed to change my lifestyle,” says Teresa, who weighed more than 200 pounds at her heaviest. MD Anderson’s Active Living After Cancer program not only helped her trim down to 170 pounds, but also provided community support and taught her how to work through common challenges faced...

Instructor leading a virtual Active Living After Cancer exercise class on Zoom

BY Meagan Raeke

In 2012, A few months after Nitin and Sharmila Vaidya celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary Sharmila found a lump in her right breast....

BY Meagan Raeke

This week, the American Cancer Society (ACS) released updated cervical cancer screening guidelines for individuals at average risk. They now...

BY Meagan Raeke

As our patients and caregivers know, cancer doesn’t stop for COVID-19. And that means you shouldn’t stop getting your cancer screenings either.

Early on in the pandemic, you may have put off routine medical appointments, including your annual mammogram. But as cases continue to rise and we realize that COVID-19 will be with us for quite some time, you may be wondering if it’s OK to schedule routine cancer screenings, such as mammograms...

Mammography technician Ronna Cotton helps a mammogram patient at MD Anderson West Houston Diagnostic Imaging

BY Meagan Raeke

During the past three years, you may have seen anti-smoking advertisements sponsored by the tobacco industry on television, in newspapers,...

BY Meagan Raeke

As we all face unprecedented changes and challenges brought by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, kindness matters more than ever....

BY Meagan Raeke

Joey Nelson has always loved the sun. “I sailed growing up,” he says. “Every Saturday we’d go and I’d get sunburned like crazy, not even thinking...

BY Meagan Raeke

Kylie Temple knew from a young age that she loved kids. As a NICU nurse in Mississippi, Kylie spends her days around infants, and in 2015,...

BY Meagan Raeke

How often does a brain tumor save your life? In Kellilyn Monar’s case, it may have done just that. She’d planned to be at the Route 91 Music...

BY Meagan Raeke

A new study has revived hope for the role of immunotherapy in treating glioblastoma, the most aggressive and deadly form of brain cancer in...