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BY Amy Lee

In May 2019, a few days after my son’s high school graduation, I woke up to a large lump as hard as a tennis ball on my side. My family and I thought it was a hernia.

I called my doctor and scheduled a CT scan. A biopsy confirmed my diagnosis: aggressive diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, a type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma. In addition, I had a handful of extra cells called Burkitt's lymphoma. My cancer was in my inguinal lymph node...

Large B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma survivor Amy Lee with her daughter, Evans

BY Ronda Wendler

Jenn Myers was scrolling through Facebook while waiting for her chemotherapy session to start last April when a post caught her attention....

BY Ann Gillenwater, M.D.

As director of MD Anderson’s Oral Cancer Prevention Clinic, I see many patients each year with both oral cancers and pre-cancerous conditions...

BY Ronda Wendler

At night before they drift off to sleep, pediatric patients at MD Anderson Children’s Cancer Hospital can snuggle up in bed with a laptop or tablet and listen to the soothing sounds of Laura Rodriguez reading them a bedtime story. 

Rodriguez, who leads the early childhood education program at the hospital’s accredited K-12 school, uses Zoom to read favorites such as “Bedtime for Peppa Pig,” “Llama, Lama Red Pajama,” and “Goodnight...

Laura Rodriguez, a teacher in MD Anderson's accredited K-12 school, reads bedtime stories to childhood cancer patient Adam Alshalabi and his twin sister, Celeen, on Zoom.

BY Ronda Wendler

When JuanDiego Mata-Ornelas was diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma at age 16, he was too young to travel alone from his home in south Texas to...

BY Heather Alexander

Strength training is about more than looking good. Strong muscles make your daily activities easier and help keep your body injury-free.

BY Cynthia DeMarco

The past year challenged and changed all of us at MD Anderson. It changed the way we work, the ways we connect and, in some...

BY Jacqueline Mason

MD Anderson has one of the world’s largest populations of immunocompromised patients. From the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, that meant...

BY Cynthia DeMarco

Training the next generation of cancer researchers and clinicians plays a vital role in MD Anderson’s mission to end cancer. While our...

BY Lori Baker

It takes a team to make discoveries. But MD Anderson has taken this concept well beyond the traditional partnership between students...