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BY Heather Alexander Dahl

Ready to get your health back on track after a busy holiday season? It’s possible to make your New Year’s resolutions stick if you approach them realistically.

Use these tips from our Wellness team to help you set goals that make you feel good and give you best the best chance at success. 

1. Devote time to sleep and rejuvenation. Set goals for reasonable bedtimes and waking times, and remember to stay hydrated. When...

Photo shows the words new year, new start.

BY Lucy Towler

I’ve had abnormal Pap tests my whole life — starting when I first began getting them around age 18. Since then, I’ve had at least one abnormal...

BY Mindy Loya

While many people may not know her name, those who have received or provided care at MD Anderson in recent years are likely familiar with...

BY Maggie Galehouse

Seventeen years ago, a phone call changed the course of Fayleta Lawrence’s life. It was her mother, breaking the news that she had just been diagnosed with stage IV colon cancer.

“I started crying,” says Lawrence, a patient services coordinator at MD Anderson League City. “I remember thinking: there’s no number after four.”

Lawrence had been working for a record label, but her mother’s diagnosis caused a shift in her career...

Fayleta Lawrence hugs a patient

BY Clayton Boldt, Ph.D.

From unlocking the secrets of the tumor microenvironment to advancing new therapies to FDA approval, MD Anderson researchers are driven by...

BY Eric Roberson Jr.

I’ve been teaching some form of band since I graduated from high school in 2015. By the end of that same year, I was already instructing some...

BY Elise Raymund

As Commissioner of the Port of Houston Authority and a leader on corporate and charitable boards, Cheryl Creuzot is highly sought after for...

BY Heather Alexander Dahl

If you’re facing holiday temptations and wondering how you’ll keep your blood sugar where you need it to be or how you’ll stick with your...

BY KirstiAnn Clifford

Last updated Jan. 26, 2023

Allie Moreno has a simple yet powerful message for people who donate blood at MD Anderson: “Thank you. Your...

BY Heather Alexander Dahl

Poop may be the favorite topic of preschoolers, yet very few adults want to talk about it. And if a problem shows up, like blood in your stool...

BY Molly Adams

From eating and drinking to talking and breathing, you use your mouth constantly. With all that movement, you probably notice when something...

BY Cynthia DeMarco

Kathleen Schmeler, M.D., has been focused on bringing high-quality cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment programs to women in underserved...

BY KirstiAnn Clifford

Jeremiah Bergeron pays close attention to detail. As a nurse caring for hospital patients receiving CAR T cell therapy, Bergeron monitors...

BY Molly Adams

When cancer is found in both breasts or there’s a high risk of developing breast cancer, a double mastectomy may be an option to treat or...

BY Lisa Garcia

Steve Olejniczak had been dealing with pain in his right hip for years before he saw a doctor in late 2019. When he did, doctors said he had...

BY Nicole Body

My husband, Wes, and I moved to The Woodlands — a suburb of Houston about 30 miles north of downtown — in September 2019. We made that decision...

BY Cynthia DeMarco

A lump in your breast can sometimes be a sign of breast cancer. It could also be a harmless cyst, or a temporary change in breast tissue caused...