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BY MD Anderson staff

MD Anderson’s Moon Shots Program™ increases the speed at which our experts turn their research into new cancer treatment options for patients. At the core of this ambitious initiative are 10 research platforms, which provide the 13 disease-specific Moon Shots with specialized equipment, knowledge and data analysis tools.

To learn how the platform impacts our immunotherapy research and cancer treatment, we spoke with the Immunotherapy...

Drs. Allison and Sharma with other Immunotherapy platform members

BY MD Anderson staff

Most people don’t look back on their cancer experience with fondness.

But Jacqueline Wallace is not most people.

The 60-year-old...

BY MD Anderson staff

MD Anderson’s Moon Shots Program™ was launched five years ago to increase the speed at which our scientists and physicians turn their research...

BY MD Anderson staff

Aaron Allcorn thought a persistent head cold was causing his stuffy nose and snoring.

But after what was supposed to be routine nasal surgery, he learned his doctor had removed a large gray mass from his nasal passages.

Three weeks later, he got the biopsy results: his “head cold” was actually diffuse large B-cell lymphoma.

“When the doctor told me I had lymphoma, I really didn’t know what that meant until he said...

Cancerwise blog post: diffuse large B-cell lymphoma patient channels NASA flight director's famous motto during b-cell lymphoma treatment

BY MD Anderson staff

After doctors successfully removed a melanoma from J.P. Rodriguez’s back in 2006, he resumed his life – working, spending time with family...

BY MD Anderson staff

After a cancer diagnosis, many patients wait anxiously to hear the words “no evidence of disease.” But as Kimberly Hill has learned, the start...

BY MD Anderson staff

Ovarian cancer symptoms can be rather vague – bloating, a feeling of fullness and/or constipation. But Diane Sarver didn’t have any of these...

BY MD Anderson staff

When cancer spreads to the central nervous system, it usually goes to the brain tissue. In a small but growing number of cases, though, it...

BY MD Anderson staff

Plasma cells, a type of white blood cell found in the bone marrow, help your body fight infection by producing proteins called antibodies....