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BY Wendy Griffith, L.C.S.W. - Social Work

Take a moment and think about someone close to you who's died. A grandparent, parent or friend . . . it can be anyone.

Were there any parts of themselves they left behind for you to remember? It could be anything: a recipe, picture, diary or family heirloom? It could be something as simple as a conversation the two of you had about what was important to him or her.

Intentional or not, we all leave behind these pieces...

BY Lyndie Charnock

Mike Charnock of Houston, TX., was treated for high blood pressure and enlarged lymph nodes before doctors found the real cause. On July 26...

BY Christy Little

Part II of Monday's post-Family Pulls Together for Medical Journey

In June, Christy Little and her family traveled to MD Anderson...

BY G.S. Raju, MD., Department of Gastroenterology, MD Anderson Cancer Center and Roy Soetikno, MD, Department of Gastroenterology, Palo Alto VA Medical Center, Stanford Medical School, Palo Alto

Colon cancer is relatively common. Slightly more than 1 in 20 Americans will develop it during their lifetime. Unlike many other cancers, however, colon cancer is preventable.

Colonoscopy, the gold standard in colon cancer prevention, is a simple procedure compared to the emotional and physical turmoil that one would go through dealing with colon cancer. All that is required is taking the time off to prepare for and undergo the...

BY Genie Alice Causey

Nate Causey of Tupelo, Miss., was treated for TMJ and tension headaches before doctors found the real cause. At age 34, he was diagnosed with...

BY MD Anderson

Testicular cancer is the most common cancer in men ages 20 to 34. Yet, it only accounts for 1% of all cancers that occur in men. With early...