Making Cancer History® seminars are educational opportunities held in various cities for guests to learn about the latest in advancements in cancer research and patient care at MD Anderson. Each seminar is unique and features MD Anderson faculty members spotlighting breakthroughs and high-impact research and programs that advance our mission to end cancer and improve the lives of patients around the world.
June 21, 2023
Nine Ways to Reduce Cancer Risk
From nutrition tips and common myths to recommended screenings by age group, learn how you and your loved ones can reduce your risk of developing cancer.
December 13, 2022
How to Give and Why it Matters
Philanthropy supports programs and initiatives in MD Anderson Cancer Center's mission to end cancer. Learn about these efforts from MD Anderson fundraising professionals and join us in Making Cancer History®.
November 8, 2022
What’s New: Men’s Cancer Research in Review
Choosing the right hospital may be the most important decision you make when you receive a cancer diagnosis. MD Anderson Cancer Center is proud to be No. 1 in the nation for cancer care according to U.S. News & World Report's "Best Hospitals" ranking. Hear from our experts focused on the diagnosis and treatment of prostate and testicular cancers.
October 11, 2022
What’s New: Women’s Cancer Research in Review
All patients at MD Anderson Cancer Center benefit from personalized care from a team consisting of the nation's top experts working together to address patients' specific conditions. Hear from two MD Anderson faculty members focused on the diagnosis and treatment of breast and ovarian cancers.
September 12, 2022
Unique Life Challenges Facing Young Cancer Survivors
Adolescent and young adult cancer patients face a unique set of challenges. Learn about MD Anderson Cancer Center's Adolescent and Young Adult Program which supports young patients in active treatment or post therapy survivorship with long-term health; school and career goals; quality of life and more.
May 10, 2022
MD Anderson conducts one of the world's largest clinical trials programs covering prevention, diagnosis, treatment and survivorship. Learn all about how MD Anderson researchers conduct thousands of clinical trials to test new treatments for both common and rare cancers.
April 12, 2022
Cancer is much more than just the tumor - it is a complex disease that affects every aspect of life. Understanding how cancer impacts brain function and the nervous system, and how the brain affects cancer progression, treatment and survivorship, will provide tremendous new insights into cancer therapy. Learn about MD Anderson's vision for the Cancer Neurosciences Program, an ambitious effort that will cut across scientific disciplines to tackle this critically important but highly complex issue.
March 8, 2022
Women of Science
In honor of International Women's Day, join us in celebrating the remarkable achievements in cancer care made by some of MD Anderson's renowned female experts.
February 8, 2022
MD Anderson is the world leader in the diagnosis and treatment of rare cancers. Learn how our personalized approach to treating rare cancers has resulted in better and more precise scientific insights, new drug development and ultimately, more effective, individualized care for patients.
December 14, 2021
MD Anderson is on the cutting edge of these treatment plans for a wide variety of tumor types. Learn how immunotherapy uses the body's own natural defenses to fight cancer.
November 9, 2021
Cancer and Vaccines
Discover how vaccines can be used as an ultimate tool in preventing cancer. The human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine can prevent up to six cancer types. Join us to learn about other promising vaccines for cancer prevention.
October 12, 2021
Early Detection and Genetic Testing
Between 5% and 10% of all cancers are hereditary, which means that changes (or mutations) in specific genes are passed from one blood relative to another. Learn how genetic testing can help with early detection.
September 28, 2021
Learn how staying active, making healthy food choices and avoiding known risk factors can reduce your cancer risk.
July 13, 2021
Data Science Institute for Oncology
Gain insight into MD Anderson’s data-centric research infrastructure and how it accelerates the application of knowledge and science to save more lives.
June 8, 2021
Learn how this revolutionary research platform will use broad assessments of genetic variations found in each patient and each tumor to ensure that every patient benefits from and contributes to leading-edge cancer research.
May 11, 2021
Gut Microbiome and Cancer Treatment
Discover some of the latest findings about the relationship between the gut microbiome and cancer and whether regulating the gut microbiome can promote health and inform cancer treatment.
April 13, 2021
Neurodegeneration Consortium (NDC)
Learn why MD Anderson is involved in neurodegenerative disease research, in collaboration with leading neuroscience institutions, producing benefits to not only address neurodegenerative diseases, but improve quality of life for the ever-growing number of cancer survivors
March 9, 2021
Learn about the latest advances and innovative treatments in lymphoma, myeloma and leukemia at MD Anderson.
Feb. 9, 2021
Drug Discovery and Accelerator Fund
Learn about transformational drug development at MD Anderson aimed at achieving lifesaving therapies for our patients.
For more information about the Making Cancer History® Virtual Seminar Series, contact TK TK TK at 713-TKT-KTKT or TKTKTK@mdanderson.org.