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BY MD Anderson

Last year, MD Anderson President John Mendelsohn, M.D., proposed 10 steps that can be taken to ensure cancer deaths decrease more rapidly, the ranks of survivors swell, and an even greater number of cancers are prevented in the first place.

This is the third in a series of posts on key actions outlined by Mendelsohn:

3. Prevent more cancers.
In an ideal world, cancer "care" would begin with risk assessment...

BY Val Marshall

Val Marshall's cancer journey began in May 2009 when her son Addison was diagnosed with acute lymphocytic leukemia. A visit to the family...

BY MD Anderson

Last year, MD Anderson President John Mendelsohn, M.D., proposed 10 steps that can be taken to ensure cancer deaths decrease more rapidly,...

BY Suki Gibson, L.M.S.W., Rebecca Savoie, L.C.S.W. and Mark Anderson, L.M.S.W. - Social Work

An individual's memory, thinking and/or emotions are often affected by a brain tumor diagnosis and treatment.

The extent of these changes can vary from person to person and may affect the individual's ability to work or go about his or her daily life. A brain tumor can impact your ability to function in various ways.

Your ability to organize thoughts and make decisions may be impaired. You may have difficulty remembering...

BY Kim Gourley

It was Labor Day 2010, and my husband Eric and I took our three kids, Gannon, 4, Jordyn, 3, and Cohen, 1, for an outing in the park. We arrived...

BY Shelby Robin

When I was 12 years old, I didn't have a care in the world. My biggest concern was what position my big brother was going to allow me to play...

BY Karen M. Basen-Engquist, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Evidence is accruing that exercise can help cancer survivors feel better and improves their health. 

In the past, cancer survivors...