Explore what The Learning Center has to offer
To ensure the safety of our patients, visitors and staff, all Learning Center locations are currently closed, but we are still available to assist you with your information needs.
If you have questions or need information about the issues and concerns faced by cancer patients during the coronavirus pandemic, we've put together a Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Cancer Recommended Resources guide to help.
Please see our Recommended Resources for information resources covering a range of cancer types and related topics. We also encourage you to use our email reference service by sending a message to email@example.com. A Learning Center staff member will respond to your message within one business day.
The Learning Center is a patient education library. We provide current and reliable information on cancer prevention, treatment, coping and general health. Whether you’re looking to research a specific cancer topic or you have questions about services available at MD Anderson, we can help you find answers.
Resources available at our Texas Medical Center locations include:
- Books, CDs and DVDs
- Brochures and pamphlets
- Online medical journals and databases
- Health magazines, journals and newsletters
- Computer and internet access, printing, faxing and scanning
For more information about our services, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Patient Education Videos
Theodore N. Law Learning Center
Main Building, Floor 4, Elevator A, R4.1100
Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Levit Family Learning Center
Mays Clinic, Floor 2, near Elevator T, ACB2.1120
Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Holden Foundation Learning Center
Jesse H. Jones Rotary House, Floor 1, RH1.103
Mon.-Thurs., 7 a.m.-8:30 p.m.
Fri., 7 a.m.-5 p.m.
Sun., 1:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Patient Education offers a range of classes aimed at supporting patients. Classes are free, and most do not require registration. Family members and caregivers are welcome to attend.
Below is a listing of currently available classes along with class descriptions.
Learn how the bowel works and what you can do to feel more comfortable. Topics include constipation, diarrhea and tips on how to manage bowel function.
Tired of being tired? Receive information and support to help you fight fatigue. This class is co-sponsored by Internal Medicine.
Central Venous Catheter (CVC) Care
This class focuses on home care of the central venous catheter. Learn how to clean and care for the CVC properly. To learn more about the class, please call 713-792-2316.
Implanted Venous Port
Learn about the implanted port and how to care for it. Individual appointments are required. Please call 713-563-7678 or 713-563-0777 to schedule a session with the nurse.
New Patient/Family Orientation
This class provides a helpful overview of MD Anderson’s campus and services, including topics such as parking, lodging and wayfinding. Watch a video of the class here: New Patient/Family Orientation. (Video en español)
Lunch & Learn Online
Tuesdays, 12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m.
Join online to hear from MD Anderson experts on the latest news and information related to cancer. Sessions will be held online using WebEx.
Click here to view sessions online. To join by phone, call toll free (US and Canada) at 800-262-0778 and enter the access code 667 156 225.
Tuesday, July 14
CBD Oil and Cancer: What you need to know
Matthew Chung, MD
Tuesday, July 21
Cancer Therapy and Your Skin
Anisha Patel, MD
Due to our response to COVID-19, all blood donations at MD Anderson
Blood Donor Center locations are being held by appointment only.