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BY Lillian Dooies

I first came to MD Anderson in January 2013, after being diagnosed in Florida with acute myeloid leukemia. I didn’t know it at the time, but I would remain in Houston for eight months.

I arrived at MD Anderson on a Tuesday morning, and met with my doctors and underwent tests all week. By late Friday night, I was being admitted to the hospital. My first round of chemotherapy began just a few hours later. I continued to receive treatment...

Acute myeloid leukemia survivor Lillian Dooies

BY Lillian Dooies

Packing for a hospital stay is never an easy task. Unless your family can bring items from home or make a run to the corner store, you need...

BY Lillian Dooies

I am a thriver, a bone marrow transplant survivor. I can say this because of the support of my family, friends, doctors at MD Anderson and...