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BY Maude Veech

Whether designing computer systems as a management consultant in the oil-and-gas industry or earning an MBA at Rice University, Charlotte Jones is used to setting ambitious goals for herself. In pre-pandemic days, you might have had to go hiking in Patagonia to find the retiree, avid traveler and three-time cancer survivor.

The Charlotte H. Jones Memorial Fund, which will be established through an IRA bequest, will provide funding...

Charlotte Jones standing outside in a downtown city landscape.

BY Jeffrey Foskett

Everything I have today, I owe to my voice. God granted me a wonderful singing voice at a very young age, and it served me well until I was...

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 Julian Cavazos

The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland in your lower neck. It produces hormones that help regulate your metabolism, temperature and energy levels.

Thyroid cancer develops when cells within the thyroid mutate and grow abnormally. Thyroid cancer symptoms can be subtle early on and sometimes are blamed on an infection or a seasonal allergy.  Thyroid cancer is highly treatable using a variety of methods.

What are some...

Illustration of a lump on the thyroid gland, which can be an early sign of cancer.

BY Cynthia DeMarco

Though it happens very infrequently, sometimes people develop a second type of cancer in addition to the first. This could be due to a number...

BY Cynthia DeMarco

Radioactive iodine therapy has been used in the treatment of thyroid cancer since the early 1940s. But how does it work? Which patients need...

BY Meagan Raeke

Breast cancer treatment took a toll on Debbie Mendoza, but she regained her strength and energy with the help of Active Living After Cancer...

BY Kasey Bass

I was a junior at Texas A&M University when I first got diagnosed with papillary thyroid cancer after a quick visit to the campus health...

BY Cynthia DeMarco

You’ve probably heard of the low-fat diet. Maybe even the low-carb diet. But what about the low-iodine diet?

If you or someone you...

BY Sarah Zizinia

When Becky Post began having digestive issues in 2012, she chalked them up to stress from work and recent international travel. It wasn’t...