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BY Lori Baker

The career of Carin Hagberg, M.D., has come full circle. She began her career at MD Anderson as a research assistant in the clinical immunology laboratory of Evan Hersch, M.D., and under the supervision of James Reuben, Ph.D., before receiving her medical degree from McGovern Medical School. In 2016, she returned to MD Anderson as division head of Anesthesiology, Critical Care and Pain Medicine. And in August 2018, the nationally and...

Chief academic officer Carin Hagberg, M.D.

BY Lori Baker

Giulio Draetta, M.D., Ph.D., is a true global citizen whose passion for discovery put his career on a winding path with universities and pharmaceutical...

BY Lori Baker

Surgeons at MD Anderson are using extreme heat and cold as their weapons against some forms of cancer.

They’re finding that the minimally...

BY Lori Baker

Susan Gilchrist, M.D., loves to take on a challenge and to build things. Her latest passion is building a program that helps cancer patients return to, or even exceed, their levels of heart health prior to diagnosis. A new twist on her efforts is offering to play tennis with patients.

It’s a game Gilchrist knows very well.

The Huntsville, Alabama, native started playing tennis at age 9.

“My dad was taking tennis lessons...

Cancerwise blog post: Healthy Heart Program helps breast cancer survivors prevent heart disease after cancer treatment

BY Lori Baker

Some of cancer’s secrets are hiding in patients’ blood. Uncovering them involves only a simple blood draw.

MD Anderson is taking innovative...

BY Lori Baker

Tucked away in our Head and Neck Center are three artists. But instead of choosing the perfect color for a painting, they select the perfect...

BY Lori Baker

Ava can’t take her eyes off the laptop screen. But it’s not a game or a movie that has so fully captured the 7-year-old’s attention. It’s...

BY Lori Baker

When Paula Bell was diagnosed with stage III breast cancer in her left breast in 2007, she had chemotherapy prior to undergoing a mastectomy...

BY Lori Baker

Ben Gilmer chokes up when talking about walking his daughter down the aisle last May. He wasn’t sure he’d be alive to make that stroll after...

BY Lori Baker

Think about your home. There’s almost always something you need to fix and want to change. And then there are the occasional moves.