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BY Linda Ryan

I thought I had checked cancer off my list. Having just ran my first marathon it was hard to imagine that my cancer had returned after seven years. Cancer chose the wrong woman. I was ready to battle the disease for the third time with health, laughter and friendship. Follow me at http://www.mestrong.net/

As I look forward to the approaching holidays, I feel excited and overwhelmed as most people do at this time of year.
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Linda Ryan

BY Carla Dickerson

For me, curling up with a good book is a relaxing evening. I particularly enjoy reading autobiographies. Other times, when my creative juices...

BY Simona Shaitelman, M.D.

Women with early stage breast cancer have so many different treatment options that the choices can be overwhelming. For almost all women who...

BY Janet Ruffin

Janet Hull Ruffin is an artist, arts educator and poet. She is finishing a book of poems showing what it's like to work with critically ill children in a major cancer center. She focuses on hospital culture, the therapeutic nature of art and spirituality.

She retired from MD Anderson in January 2009 after serving as the art teacher in the Children's Cancer Hospital for more than 10 years. Her position was special because...

BY Ginasenda Rodriguez and Stephen Collazo - Social Work Counselors

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

Intimate parent violence (IPV), more commonly known as domestic violence,...

BY Adelina Espat

Breast Cancer Awareness Month is a good time to test your breast IQ. Find out how much you really know about what it takes to be on guard...

BY Cindy Carmack, Ph.D.

A cancer diagnosis causes patients and their families to have many emotions. It's normal to feel sad, angry and worried about the future....