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BY Molly Adams

Starting a new relationship may be the last thing on your mind after a cancer diagnosis, or while you’re going through treatment. But for many people, emotional and physical connection can be a comforting way to cope with the stress and uncertainty that go along with cancer.

Before you start seeing someone new, there are a few things to consider. Here’s what social work counselor Jillian Bissar recommends.

Start with honesty...

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BY Cynthia DeMarco

Whether it’s due to pain from a growing tumor, swallowing difficulties caused by radiation therapy, or the nausea, loss of appetite or mouth...

BY Molly Adams

Sexuality is part of living a fulfilling life, but sometimes a cancer diagnosis or treatments can affect desire, arousal or sexual function...

BY Cynthia DeMarco

After almost three months of social distancing to help prevent the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), you might be itching to get out and enjoy this summer.

But the COVID-19 pandemic remains a serious public health threat. So, how can cancer caregivers and their families balance their desire for a break with the need to stay safe from COVID-19? Is it safe to go to the beach or stay in a hotel? If not, are backyard barbecues or family...

Two beverage-holder pool floats wearing face masks in tropical locale

BY MD Anderson staff

As states begin to lift coronavirus stay-at-home orders and reopen businesses, people are beginning to venture out in public more frequently...

BY Chavaun LeBlanc

Regular handwashing, consistent social distancing, wearing a mask in public, and frequent disinfection of high-touch objects remain the best...

BY Cynthia DeMarco

Mary Hernandez didn’t realize how sick she was when she came to the MD Anderson Emergency Center on March 30. The 41-year-old was still reeling...

BY Molly Adams

As we each do our part to help prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) by practicing social distancing and staying home, many...

BY Cynthia DeMarco

As more people recover from the novel coronavirus and seek to resume their normal activities, there’s been a lot of talk about testing for...

BY Cynthia DeMarco

Have you heard the one about how the coronavirus (COVID-19) isn’t nearly as bad as catching the flu? How about the claim that only “old people...