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BY Sarah Zizinia

Thousands of patients ages 15 to 39 receive cancer treatment at MD Anderson each year, but a cancer diagnosis can feel especially lonely for younger patients and survivors who don’t often have an opportunity to connect with each other. That’s where MD Anderson’s Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) Program comes in. It gives patients and survivors a way to connect with others like themselves more than ever before, virtually and in person....

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BY Sandra Bishnoi

I came to MD Anderson after I'd already started treatment in Chicago for Stage 4 inflammatory breast cancer with bone metastasis. I had finished...

BY Emily Weaver - Social Work Counselor

You're sitting in the waiting room, your heart is racing, your palms are sweating and your blood pressure is rising. 

You...

BY Oliver Bogler

This past week I reached a major milestone in my male breast cancer treatment - my last chemo, certainly for now and hopefully forever.

It was only my fourth FAC -- the drug combo of 5-fluorouracil, adriamycin and cyclophosphamide, which is the second phase of my male breast cancer treatment, following 11 cycles of taxol.

It was the last step in the chemotherapy part of my 142-day, 15-treatment male breast cancer journey...

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BY Randall Banks

I was diagnosed with metastatic stage IV melanoma in 2003 after a lymph node resection in Wichita Falls, Texas.

At that stage in...

BY Carol Bryce

You can't always see cancer's side effects. Yet, changes in appearance or bodily functions sometimes lead to depression, anxiety and...

BY MD Anderson

The Internet can make life easier, but the answers it gives you can be overwhelming when you're dealing with cancer.

So what's the...

BY Megan Silianoff

My most recent appointment at MD Anderson took place a week before Christmas. The hospital was decked out with trees, wreaths and red bows...

BY MD Anderson

As far back as high school, Kendal Mills had numbness and tingling in his shoulder and arm. He was a baseball pitcher, and doctors ordered...

BY Amber Presley

Most people kicked off the New Year with plans for a healthier 2013. But many of us have already fallen off track.
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