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BY Jenny Montgomery

For Bridget Reeves, ringing the bell after completing six months of chemotherapy for breast cancer was “a big deal.”

Soldiering through nausea, exhaustion and nerve damage, she’d juggled chemo and her job as an MD Anderson clinical studies coordinator for 13 weeks before finally taking leave when she could no longer feel her foot on the brake pedal driving home.

Even through the worst of it, the sound of other patients ringing...

The bell at MD Anderson League City that patients ring to mark a milestone in their cancer treatment

BY Jenny Montgomery

It’s a good bet that somewhere out there, perhaps on the other side of the globe, a package from MD Anderson will be delivered to a cancer...

BY Jenny Montgomery

Julianne Pollard-Larkin, an assistant professor of Radiation Physics, always loved math and science. As a teen, she once signed herself up...

BY Jenny Montgomery

Like millions of other people, physician assistant Aki Ohinata gets bored with exercise. But instead of longing for a comfy couch and a bag of chips, she prefers a bigger challenge and a shot of adrenaline. That’s how she ended up getting her workout while dangling 20 feet in the air. For an hour and a half a night. Four nights a week.

Ohinata, who works in Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology by day, is an aerial dancer by night....

Read about how physician assistant Aki Ohinata became an aerial dancer

BY Jenny Montgomery

After a long day of helping MD Anderson's researchers pursue a cure for cancer, Jared Burks, Ph.D., relaxes by custom crafting his own LEGO...

BY Jenny Montgomery

When Sara Souto Strom was growing up in Argentina, she wanted to be a mathematician. But she became a marine biologist instead. Then a cancer...