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BY Ben Sanders

When I was diagnosed with metastatic melanoma in 2007, I decided to be an active participant in my cancer care. I joined a clinical trial at MD Anderson. I educated myself with materials from The Learning Center. I asked my doctors questions. I participated in support groups led by MD Anderson’s social work counselors. And I made myself available to other patients with similar diagnoses through myCancerConnection, MD Anderson’s one-on-one...

Melanoma survivor and myCancerConnection volunteer Ben Sanders

BY Ben Sanders

For me, the side effects from my prostate cancer and melanoma have lasted longer than the cancer cells did. I endured prostate cancer...

BY Ben Sanders

When I was diagnosed with an aggressive prostate cancer in 2002, I swallowed hard as my urologist explained my rather limited options. I felt...