Explore what The Learning Center has to offer
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.
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.
Laughter for Health Yoga
Laughter for Health Yoga is a blend of deep breathing, stretching and simulated laughter exercises that may help reduce stress, depression and more. Please bring a bottle of water to class.
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)
Tuesday, Jan. 28, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Main Learning Center, R4.1100, by the A elevator
Come to this drop-in service to get assistance with electronic devices, computer basics, the Internet, including social media, apps, and MyChart.
Lunch & Learn: Navigating Intimacy and Relationships During Cancer
Tuesday, Feb. 11, 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
Mays Learning Center, ACB2.1120, near Elevator T
A free lunch is provided for the first 15 patients and family members.