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BY Gillian Kruse

You already knew exercise can help prevent cancer. But what if it could help you fight your cancer?

Researchers are looking into how exercise can help get chemotherapy into solid tumors more efficiently, helping lead our patients toward better outcomes.

Moderate exercise shows promise for improving cancer treatment

Tumor vascularity, the structure of the blood vessels within a solid tumor, can differ wildly from the...

Keri Schadler, Ph.D.

BY Gillian Kruse

A researcher designs new materials that could help prevent cancer in underserved communities, so why aren’t the materials being used? A new...

BY Gillian Kruse

Interdisciplinary care is a hallmark of cancer care at MD Anderson. Teams of specialists care for patients from cancer diagnosis to treatment...

BY Gillian Kruse

For anyone looking to change careers, questions abound. Am I making the right decision? Will going back to school full-time pay off? What’s my dream job really like day to day?

For MD Anderson employees looking to become physician assistants (PA), the answers are close at hand, because the institution has a team of mentors ready to share their experiences and guide current employees through the PA school application process.

Aspiring physician assistant Nichole Flanagan (left), with her mentor, Allison Horner

BY Gillian Kruse

One gene can tell you a lot about your risk for developing cancer and how well you’re likely to respond to cancer treatment. But there’s only...

BY Gillian Kruse

Angelina was Shamsha Damani’s best friend for three years. A constant in the MD Anderson program director’s daily life, well-known to her...

BY Gillian Kruse

We practice hand hygiene to help keep ourselves from getting sick from the bacteria all around us. But each of us already has a huge population...

BY Gillian Kruse

Oscar Ruiz’s home is decorated with many photos he’s taken, from architectural shots and scenes he’s encountered during his travels to images...

BY Gillian Kruse

When I was first diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia (AML), I had a million questions about what was happening, what was going to happen...

BY Gillian Kruse

During my acute myeloid leukemia (AML) treatment, I sometimes had to wait for an appointment when I came to MD Anderson. Most of the time,...