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BY Molly Adams

Taking care of a loved one with cancer can be hard, no matter your relationship. For adult children of cancer patients, the changing role from child to caregiver can bring a unique set of challenges. 

A cancer diagnosis may be the first time your parent needs so much help from you. This shift in roles can take some getting used to. “Remember your parent is still an individual,” says Vinh Nguyen, M.D.

He shares four...

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BY Cynthia DeMarco

You might know that flu season got off to an earlier start than usual this year or that the respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is making a...

BY Cynthia DeMarco

When Arav Patil was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) in the spring of 2019, his parents, Komal and Rahul, were dumbfounded....

BY Sandy Goss

I always thought my husband would be the last one to receive a cancer diagnosis.  

Bill had always been very athletic and proactive about his health. Then, in 2008, at age 57, he found a lump under his left arm while taking a shower. As a nurse, I knew this hard, immovable lump was more than just a cyst. A biopsy revealed Bill had metastatic melanoma, with the original site unknown.

We immediately chose MD Anderson...

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BY Cynthia DeMarco

If you need an omentectomy as a part of your cancer treatment, you probably have a lot of questions. 

To learn more about who needs...

BY Allison Rosen

The first few years after my stage II colorectal cancer diagnosis were pretty rough. I was in and out of the hospital with infections...

BY Cynthia DeMarco

Like many women diagnosed with cervical cancer, Linda Ryan didn’t initially have any symptoms. So, she didn’t know she had the disease until...

BY Devon Carter

Cancer research is advancing rapidly, and patients are benefitting from new therapies faster than ever. One example is a type of targeted...

BY Molly Adams

Throughout cancer treatment, patients may go through many blood draws, infusions and injections. All these needle sticks can be uncomfortable...

BY Cynthia DeMarco

Bloating, diarrhea and abdominal pain are three of the most common symptoms of ovarian cancer. They’re also some of the easiest to overlook...