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BY Katie Brooks

Georgia Wilson, 24, remembers the first time she shared her own cancer experience to help someone else. She was sitting in the lobby of MD Anderson’s Adolescent and Young Adult Clinic and traded numbers with another patient. She called her the next day, and they’ve been friends ever since.

Wilson, an osteosarcoma survivor, says it was that moment last year when she realized she wanted to become an oncologist, and MD Anderson is...

Scholarship recipient Clayton Wingo (center) with Michael Roth and Andy Livingston, co-directors of the AYA Program

BY Katie Brooks

Fran Epstein arrives before sunrise to organize gifts and review the inpatient hospital floors to visit. Soon after, others join her to prepare...

BY Katie Brooks

You see them walking the skybridge: some people wearing patient identification wristbands, some people wearing employee badges. But there...

BY Katie Brooks

For 16 years, Rose Trapolino had a hard time walking because of the pain and tingling in her feet.

The breast cancer survivor suffered from peripheral neuropathy – pain caused by nerve damage – that resulted from chemotherapy. Trapolino tried medications and other treatments to reduce the pain in her feet, but nothing worked.

She had plenty of company. During the first month of chemotherapy, this kind of pain occurs 68%...

Cancerwise blog post: Breast cancer survivor finds relief from cancer pain with scrambler therapy

BY Katie Brooks

Many of our head and neck cancer patients know Randal Weber, M.D., as their surgeon. But Weber recently took on a new role as MD Anderson’...

BY Katie Brooks

How do I download MD Anderson’s app? Which medical websites can I trust? Where can I find the latest research on my disease?

The information...

BY Katie Brooks

You’ve probably heard about MD Anderson’s Moon Shots Program™. But what is it?

We asked Ernest Hawk, M.D., co-leader of the Colorectal...

BY Katie Brooks

During Survivorship Week, June 5-11, MD Anderson is hosting entertainment and educational activities to honor those who are living with cancer...