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BY Molly Adams

Mantle cell lymphoma was classified as a separate type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma in 1992. Since then, it’s historically been one of the most challenging forms of non-Hodgkin lymphoma to treat.

But, thanks to the research of experts like our Michael Wang, M.D., we’ve made many treatment advances that have significantly improved life expectancy for mantle cell lymphoma patients.

We spoke with Wang to learn about mantle cell...

Mantle cell lymphoma specialist Michael Wang, M.D., talks to Onyeka Oriabure, an advanced practice registered nurse

BY Ronda Wendler

Charles Salazar lives in New Jersey, but considers Houston his “second” home.

For four years, he and his wife, Debbie, have been traveling...

BY Mena El-Sharkawi

Jerry McLeary can recall the exact moment he just knew that his journey with a rare form of non-Hodgkin lymphoma would end happily.

BY Mena El-Sharkawi

Random nose bleeds and unexplained bruises were Edgar Villalta’s first clues that something was wrong. Then little red dots appeared all over his body.

Doctors in his home state of Alabama misdiagnosed him three times. 

“At this point, I was getting bleeding from my head. I also was getting some bleeding inside my mouth,” he says. “The more time that passed by, I was getting weaker and more tired.”

A rare non-Hodgkin...

Cancerwise blog post: Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma survivor Edgar Villalta comes to MD Anderson after mantle cell lymphoma diagnosis.

BY Karen Fore

As a volunteer with CanCare and myCancerConnection, MD Anderson's one-on-one program that connects cancer patients and caregivers with others...

BY Becky Remetta

Steve and I dated when we were in our 20s. We always had a great time together, but I was completely surprised when he asked me to marry him...

BY Stewart Miyamoto

In winter 2001, I had this full feeling in my tummy. Kind of like I feel after eating Thanksgiving dinner. But the bloated feeling wouldn't...