BY Sapna Patel, M.D.

When a patient is diagnosed with uveal melanoma, he or she should be evaluated by an ocular oncologist, an ophthalmologist who specializes in treating cancer of the eye.

The objective of this examination is to find out whether the uveal (or intraocular) cancer has spread to the optic nerve or nearby tissues of the eye socket, or has moved through the blood to other parts of the body.

Depends on diagnosis
When uveal...

BY Judy Overton

Exercise Benefits Lung Cancer Patients, Study Shows

A typical patient of Vickie Shannon, M.D., is on oxygen and confined to a wheelchair...

BY Jennifer Texada

About a month before my baby was due, my obstetrician asked me, "So, have you thought about what you want to do with the cord blood?&...

BY anonymous

Mesothelioma is a rare cancer that starts in the cells lining certain parts of the body, especially the chest and abdomen. Primary risk factors include workplace exposure to asbestos.

Anne Tsao, M.D., associate professor in MD Anderson's Department of Thoracic/Head and Neck Medical Oncology and director of its Mesothelioma Program, answers questions about mesothelioma. 

What is mesothelioma?
Mesothelioma is...

BY Lauren Schoenemann

A growing body of research has revealed that diet is thought to account for about 30% of cancers in Western countries.

Clare McKindley...