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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.

“I was afraid I was going to lose her,” Nitin says. “It was the most scared I have been in my entire life.”

Eight years, two cancer diagnoses and one precancerous growth later, Nitin is grateful for his wife’s bravery and strength – and for MD Anderson’s expertise in breast cancer imaging...

Breast cancer survivor Sharmila Vaidya with her husband, Nitin

BY Cynthia DeMarco

Cleaning your hands regularly remains one of the simplest and most-effective defenses against illnesses including COVID-19, the respiratory...

BY Matthew Saunders

After a series of nosebleeds in 2005, I was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer called olfactory neuroblastoma. I had surgery to remove the...

BY Clayton Boldt, Ph.D.

Does social distancing effectively prevent the spread of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19?

New research from MD Anderson shows it does. The study found that putting social distancing policies into practice in the U.S. and internationally corresponded with reductions in spread of the coronavirus. These results suggest that practicing social distancing is an effective public health tool to reduce the spread of the disease...

Red sticker with social distancing reminder on the floor at MD Anderson

BY Danielle Underferth

As the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic stretches on, the HPV vaccine may not seem like a priority for parents worried about keeping their...

BY Beverly Morrison

I was diagnosed with early stage melanoma last summer. And my husband, Dennis, was diagnosed with stage IV non-Hodgkin lymphoma this past...

BY Sarah Zizinia

Britt Mayo has been coming to MD Anderson regularly since 2010, when he was first diagnosed with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL).

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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...

BY Cynthia DeMarco

As the number of confirmed coronavirus (COVID-19) cases continues to rise worldwide, there’s been a lot of talk about herd immunity and how...

BY Cynthia DeMarco

A growing body of evidence suggests that SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that causes COVID-19, may be airborne — meaning tiny bits of...