BY Rob Bohning

Rob Bohning is a photographer in northern California and was diagnosed with stage IV medullary thyroid cancer in September 2011. Learn more about Rob on his blog

In August 2011 I felt a small, pea-sized bump on my right collarbone. That afternoon, I went for an annual physical exam and mentioned it to my doctor. He immediately referred me to a head and neck surgeon.

That surgeon...

BY Jennifer Manion

In February 2007, I began having headaches. My youngest daughter was about six weeks old and did not have a sleeping routine, so I blamed...

BY Michael Wang, M.D.

First, don't panic
Due to recent progress in treatment, mantle cell lymphoma (MCL) patients live for many years with a good quality of...

BY Holly Easley

Holly Easley began her cancer journey five years ago when she was diagnosed with myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS). After two types of chemotherapy and a stem cell transplant, she says she loves life, is improving daily and enjoys blogging about the cancer experience at

My first experience at MD Anderson was mind-blowing.  

I was surprised at the vastness of the building and how so...

Holly Easley

BY Lucy Richardson

Myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) is a group of diseases where the bone marrow doesn't produce enough healthy blood cells. Instead, it makes...