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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 seventh in a series of posts on key actions outlined by Mendelsohn:

7. Increase funding for research.

After growing by nearly 100% from 1998 to 2002, the National...

BY MD Anderson

The Body Image Therapy Service (BITS) at MD Anderson is a program designed to help patients adjust to body image- and appearance-related changes...

BY Lindsey Garner

"At one point in my therapy, I came to a very big conclusion -- cancer had taken enough from me," Angela Gass says.

Now...

BY Lucy Richardson

Lymphedema is the accumulation of fluid in the body tissue. It occurs because the body is either producing too much fluid, or the lymphatic system is incapable of fully removing the fluid that is normally produced.

Cancer patients can develop lymphedema either from the cancer itself or as a side effect of the treatment.

It occurs commonly in women who have had breast cancer surgery with removal of lymph nodes, followed...

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 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 MD Anderson

The University of Texas System Board of Regents today named Ronald A. DePinho, M.D., as the sole finalist for the presidency of MD Anderson...

BY Judy Overton

After a long and successful career in broadcast journalism in Houston, North Texas and Oklahoma, Judy Overton joined MD Anderson in 2008 as...

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 Gail Goodwin

What do you say when someone asks you how you're doing? What's the correct way to respond? Do they really want to know or is this just a rhetorical...