BY Vaughn Bryant Jr., Ph.D.

Before 2014, no one in my family had ever had cancer. And everyone I knew who’d had it had died. So, until that year, I assumed that’s just what happened when you got a cancer diagnosis.

Today, I know that belief is false. Because I’ve been treated now for both prostate cancer and acute myeloid leukemia (AML) at MD Anderson. And here I am, still alive, at age 80.

I know I may never be “cured,” but so far, I continue...

Prostate cancer and acute myeloid leukemia survivor Vaughn Bryant Jr., Ph.D.