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BY Elayne Gorhum

In 2016, my daughter was six months old, and I was still working on recovering from a difficult pregnancy. I had gone back to work as a special education administrator and was juggling a lot of responsibilities. I started having stomach issues, but I assumed it was an ulcer based on my previous experiences. I was only 32 at the time and chalked it up to the stress of being a new mom.

My stomach issues started off as a dull ache...

Colorectal cancer survivor Elayne Gorhum with her daughter

BY Devon Carter

Can immunotherapy treat breast cancer? For certain patients, the answer is yes.

Two immunotherapy drugs — atezolizumab and pembrolizumab...

BY Devon Carter

The immune system defends the body from viruses and bacteria. But it’s not as successful in killing cancer on its own. Immune checkpoint inhibitors...

BY Shanley Chien

Nanomedicine is a quickly emerging area of study that uses nanoparticles for drug delivery, diagnoses and in vivo imaging. While nanomedicine may sound like science fiction, MD Anderson researchers are studying it to better understand how it can be used to improve cancer treatment. In fact, MD Anderson is one of the few centers in the country leading research in this field.

Here, Betty Kim, M.D., Ph.D., associate professor of Neurosurgery...

BY Mark Zindler

I was a real sun-worshipper growing up, so I spent a lot of time at the beach. Galveston Island is only an hour away from my hometown of Houston...

BY Devon Carter

For some patients with non-small lung cancer, chemotherapy isn’t the most effective treatment option. But based on a tumor’s molecular profile...

BY Stephanie Watson

I’m originally from Maine, but I’ve known for a long time that MD Anderson is the gold standard of cancer care. So, when I was diagnosed with...

BY Mark Zindler

I worked in broadcast TV news for more than 40 years before retiring last summer, so I’ve done a lot of stories about different hospitals....

BY Devon Carter

First emerging almost three decades ago, monoclonal antibodies are changing the way doctors treat cancer and other illnesses, including COVID...

BY Clayton Boldt, Ph.D.

For patients with pancreatic cancer, the benefits from immunotherapy treatments with immune checkpoint inhibitors or cell therapies have been...