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Breast cancer survivor, Kelly Conner, with her husband, Albert, in the background

BY Cynthia DeMarco

Last updated July 2, 2020

The novel coronavirus – also known as COVID-19 – has introduced many new terms to our vocabulary: from “community...

BY Cynthia DeMarco

By now, most cancer patients and their caregivers know the basic precautions they can take to minimize the risk of contracting the 2019 novel...

BY Allison Hemer Jochetz

My husband, John, and I had only been married 45 days when he was diagnosed with glioblastoma on Sept. 1, 2017. Hurricane Harvey loomed over the Houston area as John was admitted to MD Anderson and underwent a gross total resection to fully remove his brain tumor. As a result of the tumor's severe pressure on his optic nerve, John lost his eyesight but completed radiation therapy at the end of 2017 and chemotherapy the following fall...

Caregiver Allison Hemer Jochetz with her husband, glioblastoma survivor, John, posing on a beach

BY Molly Adams

With the constant stream of information surrounding the 2019 novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), it’s easy to feel stressed or anxious....

BY Cynthia DeMarco

Cancer patients often need regular doctor visits, both to receive treatment and to have their progress and side effects monitored and managed...

BY Cynthia DeMarco

Last updated June 29, 2020

Some cancer patients take medications that suppress their immune systems as a part of their treatment. That...

BY Lesley Zentz

As a general rule, I don’t take medicine unless I absolutely have to. I’ve never been one to swallow an aspirin at the first sign of a fever...

BY Cynthia DeMarco

As a cancer caregiver, you may be wondering how you can protect your loved one from infection — particularly with the 2019 novel coronavirus...

BY Kellie Bramlet Blackburn

Hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) is an innovative type of cancer treatment. During this procedure, doctors perform a surgery...

BY Morgan Romero

I’ve been living with papillary thyroid cancer since 2012. If it weren’t for MD Anderson, I might not be able to say that. Because when I...