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BY Charlie Copeland

I’ve known six people who have died of pancreatic cancer, including my own dad in 2015. So, when I was diagnosed with that disease in June 2018, my first thought was: “I’ve got to get to MD Anderson.”

I live about an hour north of Dallas, close to the Oklahoma border. But I knew the six-hour drive to Houston would be worth it, because all MD Anderson does is cancer. It offers specialized treatment from doctors who are experts....

Neuroendocrine tumor survivor Charlie Copeland

BY John Hyatt

I worked at MD Anderson for 16 years as a program manager in Employee Health & Wellbeing before retiring in 2015. So, I knew that it was...

BY Cynthia DeMarco

About 12,000 people will be diagnosed with neuroendocrine tumors — sometimes called carcinoid tumors — each year. But what exactly are these...

BY Stephanie Madsen

My trip to MD Anderson for large cell cervical cancer treatment was so incredible that I wished I could have stayed longer.

The place is spectacular. As weird as it may sound, MD Anderson felt like an amusement park or a resort. I've been to three other places for large cell cervical cancer treatment in the last three years, and I haven't been anywhere like it.

Finding hope and life at MD Anderson
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BY Kellie Bramlet

On the fifth anniversary of the day she entered remission, Mai Salem was told her pancreatic cancer had returned.

At first, Mai was...

BY Mary Powell

I labeled the daily emails from our March trip to MD Anderson for my brother’s stem cell transplant “our adventure,” and that’s exactly...