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BY Danielle Underferth

The American Cancer Society recently updated its guidelines for preventing cancer. Among the recommendations: Don’t drink alcohol.

While no alcohol is best for cancer prevention, women who choose to drink anyway should have no more than one drink a day, and men no more than two drinks a day.

We spoke with Therese Bevers, M.D., medical director of MD Anderson’s Cancer Prevention Center, about the new alcohol guidelines and...

Drawing of person rejecting offer of alcoholic beverage

BY Allison Rosen

When I was undergoing treatment for colorectal cancer about eight years ago, it was really important that I stay away from other people, especially...

BY Kellie Bramlet Blackburn

Hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) is an innovative type of cancer treatment. During this procedure, doctors perform a surgery...

BY Raphael X. Moffett, Ed.D.

One of the first things I did when I moved to Houston in late 2016 was contact MD Anderson. I’ve been in remission from colorectal cancer since 2015, but I wanted to go to the best in the business for my follow-ups. And MD Anderson is considered the nation’s premiere cancer center.

Here are my four favorite things about it.

1.       MyChart accessibility

I handled a lot of my business...

Raphael X. Moffett, Ed.D.

BY Paula Carrillo

My journey with colorectal cancer began suddenly and unexpectedly. One day I was feeling OK and the next, after a painful night, I found myself...

BY Laura Nathan-Garner

Courage. Hope. Love. Faith. Strength. Wisdom. These are a few of the gifts that our cancer survivors shared with us on Cancerwise this past...

BY Mena El-Sharkawi

A nagging pain at the end of Sam Markota’s digestive tract suddenly became unbearable during a business trip to Thailand. The then-55-year-old...

BY Jill Stein

Some days, I look back at my rectal cancer treatment, and I honestly can’t believe how far I’ve come. The fact that I’m not only alive but...

BY Kellie Bramlet

Eating processed meats can raise the risk of colorectal cancer, according to a report released today by the World Health Organization (WHO...

BY Kellie Bramlet

Recent reports show that colorectal cancer is on the rise in young adults, especially those younger than 40. And many of these cases are linked...