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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 Clayton Boldt, Ph.D.

After completing a course of treatment, there are few words that sound better to a patient than “complete remission.” It’s an indication that...

BY Devon Carter

Natural killer cells – or NK cells – are part of our immune system. They patrol our bodies for abnormal cells like cancer and destroy them...

BY Cynthia DeMarco

Lori Shults didn’t know much about clinical trials when she first came to MD Anderson in May 2017. “I thought they involved some people getting medicine and others just getting sugar pills,” she recalls. “That sounded too risky for me, so I wasn’t interested.”

Fortunately, the Hill Country school teacher soon learned that her understanding of clinical trials was both limited and inaccurate. She also learned that an innovative clinical...

Triple-negative breast cancer survivor Lori Shults

BY MD Anderson staff

MD Anderson’s Moon Shots Program™ increases the speed at which our experts turn their research into new cancer treatment options for patients...

BY Jacqueline Mason

Our Pedro Ramirez, M.D., caused a stir at the Society of Gynecologic Oncology’s annual meeting in March when he reported unexpected findings...

BY Laura Nathan-Garner

Courage. Hope. Love. Faith. Strength. Wisdom. These are a few of the gifts that our cancer survivors shared with us on Cancerwise this past...

BY Devon Carter

A cancer diagnosis can provoke a range of emotions and prompt endless questions. So throughout the year, we shared dozens of insights from...

BY Mary Ann Hellinghausen

It hasn’t stopped being fun yet – and that applies both to their science and their marriage.

Nancy Jenkins, Ph.D., and Neal Copeland...

BY Kelly Agent

Some people think you can only get breast cancer from your mother’s side of the family. But that’s a myth. Breast cancer can come just as...