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BY Cynthia DeMarco

When the COVID-19 pandemic began two years ago, so little was known about the SARS-CoV-2 virus that all anyone could really do was treat the symptoms.

Today, however, several options are available to treat COVID-19 and fight the underlying virus that causes it. But which ones are best for cancer patients? How do they work? And are some more effective than others?

We sat down with Chief Infection Control Officer Roy Chemaly...

Illustration of a capsule smashing a model of the coronavirus

BY Cynthia DeMarco

If you’ve caught and recovered from COVID-19, you might be wondering what that means. Are you immune to the virus now? Can you go out...

BY Cynthia DeMarco

If you’ve heard the word “flurona” recently, but aren’t quite sure what it means, you’re not alone. Many people have expressed confusion about...

BY Devon Carter

With the rise of the omicron variant, a mild cough can have you fearing that you’ve got COVID-19.

And whether it’s a PCR test that you mail to a lab or rapid antigen test that reveals whether you have COVID-19 in minutes, many people are turning to at-home testing options.

Chief Infection Control Officer Roy Chemaly, M.D., shares insights on using at-home tests to detect the omicron variant and what to know to ensure your...

Plastic COVID-19 antigen test shows a positive result. It's pictured along with a liquid dropper and a nasal swab.

BY Cynthia DeMarco

The number of breakthrough COVID-19 infections continues to climb, both in the United States and around the world. Many are now due to the...

BY Cynthia DeMarco

Updated Dec. 23, 2021

The omicron variant has now overtaken the delta variant in the United States as the predominant strain of...

BY Laura Nathan-Garner

The COVID-19 pandemic. The winter freeze. A national blood shortage. The launch of our new Strategy.

These are just a few of the big...

BY Rolando Vedia

When I enrolled at MD Anderson UTHealth Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences in 2017, I never expected to write most of my master’s thesis...

BY Jesseka Landin

I’ve been working at MD Anderson for 16 years, and our patients’ experience here is very important to me. So, when I was asked to help coordinate...

BY Debbie Wright

June 28 is a day I’ll always remember. That was the day we began welcoming visitors back to our campuses after 15 months. It was a day full...