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BY Danielle Underferth

Regular screening mammograms detect breast cancer early when they are easiest to treat successfully. But can a screening test called thermography do the same thing, without the low-dose radiation and breast compression that come with mammography?

We talked to Ethan Cohen, M.D., who sees patients at MD Anderson West Houston Diagnostic Imaging, about the differences between these two tests, and what women should know if they...

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BY Catherine Wright

I was pregnant with my second child when I began having constipation. It turned out to be my first symptom of rectal cancer, but I didn’t...

BY Heather Alexander

Your risk for cancer is linked to many factors, and some people are at greater risk than others.

Certain ethnic groups and people with a family history of cancer have a higher cancer risk. So do people from sexual and gender minority groups, such as lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals.

If you are a member of the LGBT community, you can take steps to reduce your risk for cancer.

We talked to MD Anderson...

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BY Danielle Underferth

If you’re due for a mammogram, it’s important that you choose the facility wisely.

Getting the most accurate mammogram results possible...

BY Ronda Wendler

Lung cancer is by far the leading cause of cancer death. Each year, more people die of lung cancer...

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...

BY Charlene Upshaw

As an MD Anderson employee, and someone who has worked in clinical research for many years, I know how important cancer screening exams are...