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BY Trevor Mitchell

Navigating one of the largest cancer centers in the world can be daunting, especially if you’ve just had a medical procedure or treatment. But Patient Transportation is here to help you get around MD Anderson. 

Each day, patient escorts connect with patients to ensure they arrive at the right places for tests, procedures and other destinations. On average, they handle about 17 transports per shift. Additionally, they assist...

Patient escort Ti’ara Johnson and senior patient escort Deidre Frederick-Laws

BY Trevor Mitchell

Leadership. Dependability. Teamwork. Problem-solving. These attributes essential for U.S. service members also are highly sought after by...

BY Trevor Mitchell

Cancer can have a lasting effect on a patient.

That’s why rehabilitation is often so important after cancer treatment or...

BY Trevor Mitchell

Last fall, Carol Porter, D.N.P., joined MD Anderson as vice president of Nursing Practice and chief nursing officer. In this role, she provides leadership and administrative oversight to our nursing community, helping them bring the best possible care to our patients and their families during cancer treatment.

We recently spoke with Porter to learn more about her. Here’s what she had to say.

How do you describe yourself?...

Cancerwise blog post: Carol Porter, chief nursing officer at MD Anderson

BY Trevor Mitchell

Our nurses are known for providing compassionate care. But they also help improve patient outcomes through their commitment to research and...

BY Trevor Mitchell

Franklin Wynn always knew his natural willingness to help others would lead to a career in nursing. But becoming an oncology nurse wasn’t...

BY Trevor Mitchell

Picking up the phone to order a nutritious, freshly prepared meal that's delivered by an attendant wearing a tuxedo might seem more common...

BY Trevor Mitchell

After receiving a stem cell transplant, Judy Waxman faced a long road to recovery. She knew she would have to rely on her inner strength to...