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BY Kellie Bramlet Blackburn

Months after his chondrosarcoma treatment at another hospital, Chuck Lichtman developed a life-altering hernia. It made it hard to move, sleep comfortably or even breathe. But three MD Anderson surgeons came together to give Chuck a one-of-a-kind solution that ensured that the hernia – and its distressing side effects – wouldn’t return. 

“I got my life back,” he says. “I’m the most fortunate guy...

Chondrosarcoma survivor Chuck Lichtman

BY Sarah Zizinia

In early 2009, Hilary McQuiston-Fall was enjoying an active lifestyle full of outdoor activities in San Francisco, California. But when the...

BY Andy Austin

Around April 2015, I started to experience mild headaches. They weren’t unmanageable, but they kept lingering. At the time, I didn’t think...

BY Mike Snyder

The thoughts start kicking in about a week before I leave for MD Anderson. Once I've finished all the practical preparations, I struggle to stay optimistic and hopeful about my chondrosarcoma treatment.

I push those thoughts to the back of my mind, but as my travel date gets closer, they become more insistent. During my drive to the airport, they squeeze in close, like fellow passengers on an overcrowded bus. What will my scans...

BY Mike Snyder

Thank you, cancer. Yes, I'm serious when I say that. No, I haven't lost my mind. And I haven't discovered a strange, new side...