When Gus Kunze was diagnosed with esophageal cancer in 2011, his
daughter Joyce Matula laid out all the facts for her 90-year-old dad.
She presented him with all the possible esophageal cancer treatment
options and told him that she would support him, whether or not he
decided to receive treatment.
Undergoing esophageal cancer treatment
He began proton therapy treatment at MD Anderson.
"For a long time, MD Anderson...
"At this point, there isn't anything else we can do for you."
That sentence is one that cancer patients never want to hear...
When 17-year-old Aaron Miranda noticed his right eye drooping in his senior picture, he figured it was just the camera or a mistake the photographer...
I was diagnosed with squamous cell carcinoma of the tonsil, a type of
head and neck cancer, in December 2012. I met with some of the best
doctors near my home in southern California, but I never left those
appointments with confidence in their gameplan. Surgeons told us
surgery was the solution, the oncologist said chemotherapy was the
answer, and the radiation oncologist said radiation therapy was the
way to go.