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BY Sara Farris

Close to 72,000 teens and young adults are diagnosed with cancer each year in the United States, according to the National Cancer Institute. Yet, if you look around MD Anderson or any other cancer center, you might wonder where all these young patients are.

When we asked young adult survivors what would've made their experience better, they overwhelmingly said they would've liked to have met someone like themselves. 
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Kim's Place

BY Sara Farris

Listen to a group of teenagers talk and their conversation could cover a gamut of topics from video games and movies to relationships and...

BY Sara Farris

When Devon Davis was diagnosed with leukemia in February 2011, his focus was to beat his cancer. What the 13-year-old didn't expect were the...

BY Sara Farris

More than 4 million babies are born each year in the United States according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Unbeknownst to many of those mothers, as they give life to their newborn baby, they have a chance to give life to another child who they don't even know.

When babies are born, their umbilical cords are cut and the remaining cord is thrown away. That's the standard routine. However, within those discarded...

Steven Gonzalez

BY Sara Farris

Horses, circus performers, musicians and a crowd of pediatric patients and their families -- it was a grand way to unveil a larger-than-life...

BY Sara Farris

When kids go off to camp, some things are certain -- they'll come back with new friends, lasting memories, perhaps some dirty laundry and...

BY Sara Farris

The mirror is not always a glowing reflection of one's self. For Jason Cox, there was a point when he didn't even recognize himself.
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BY Sara Farris

Tell children something and they might understand. Show them something and they'll remember it.

In March, MD Anderson Children's...

BY Sara Farris

If you had to design a space that appealed to a 5-year-old as well as a 25-year-old, what would it look like?

That is exactly the...

BY Sara Farris

When Mary Belle Wooddy began volunteering at MD Anderson Children's Cancer Hospital, the five-year survival rate for children with cancer...