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BY Lauren Schoenemann

Janice Simon believes that cancer patients can, and should, get organized.

A project director in MD Anderson's Department of Faculty Development, Simon says that though collecting and sorting paperwork is time-consuming and may seem overwhelming, consolidating personal documents, health records and questions benefits both patient and physician by making appointments more efficient and productive.

So that they don't feel...

BY Mary Brolley

Dara Insley is a pain warrior.

Treatment for breast cancer in 2009 and 2010 involved two extensive and delicate surgeries -- one...

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 Robert E. Lee

Caring for a loved one with a serious illness can be exhausting and disheartening. Robert Lee of Oolitic, Ind., shares the story of his wife's 2009 diagnosis of glioblastoma multiforme, and the physical, cognitive and emotional losses that have followed.

I never wanted to get married. A happy, 40-year-old bachelor, I didn't need the added stress.

I was already stressed out doing two jobs: an environmental compliance...

BY Lyndie Charnock

Mike Charnock of Houston was treated for high blood pressure and enlarged lymph nodes before doctors found the real cause. On July 26, 2010...

BY Ashton Marchand

Ashton Marchand has been writing since she can remember; and thanks to the help of her mother's choice to take part in a homeschooling education...

BY MD Anderson

Cervical cancer forms in the tissues of the cervix. It is usually slow-growing and caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV), but it rarely...