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BY Kellie Bramlet Blackburn

Just six weeks after his prostate cancer surgery, Alejandro Ayestaran ran a 10K.

His recovery was speedy thanks to rehabilitation exercises and a retzius-sparing prostatectomy, a surgical procedure that limits urinary incontinence, one of the most common prostatectomy side effects.

A prostate cancer diagnosis at age 50

Alejandro was diagnosed with prostate cancer in late 2020. He had already been monitoring his levels...

BY Molly Adams

Daniel Frigo, Ph.D., developed a passion for science at a young age, inspired by his mechanical engineer dad and physician mom.

“I...

BY Cynthia DeMarco

Ever logged into MyChart to check on some lab test results, then just stared blankly at the screen once you saw them? You’re not alone.&nbsp...

BY Cynthia DeMarco

Adenocarcinomas can develop in many different parts of the body, including the lungs, prostate, colon, rectum, small bowel, pancreas, stomach, esophagus, uterus, parotid gland, cervix (very rarely) and even the appendix.

But what qualities define them as adenocarcinomas? And are there any symptoms or other features that are common to all adenocarcinomas?

We checked in with Jaffer Ajani, M.D., a medical oncologist who specializes...

Illustration of adenocarcinoma in the colon

BY Naresh Aggarwal, M.D.

When I was diagnosed with prostate cancer, I was determined to find the best care and treatment. As an orthopedic surgeon, I have traveled...

BY Sarah Zizinia

Arthur Sulkin believes a series of personal experiences put him in a unique position to deal with what he calls “the trauma of cancer.”

BY Heather Alexander

When it comes to exercise, the most important thing is that you do it. But if you like high-intensity exercise, research suggests that doing...

BY Thomas Mann

In February 2020, I went for my annual checkup in New Orleans, Louisiana, where I live. I received an excellent bill of health. However, I...

BY Curtis Pettaway, M.D.

For anything you want to do, there’s got to be some inspiration. For me, it was the pain I felt when my mother died that prompted my career...

BY Howard Dillard, M.D.

As an internist with my own practice, I’ve been referring my patients to MD Anderson Proton Therapy Center for many years when they are faced...