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BY Danielle Underferth

Karen Basen-Engquist. Ph.D., has managed to stay physically active during the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. According to a recent study,  she may be in the minority -- and she understands why.

In the unpublished study posted on Cambridge Open Exchange, researchers found that people who got the recommended amount of physical activity before the pandemic exercised about 32% less once the pandemic – and stay-at-home...

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BY Ronda Wendler

Before the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, many cancer patients and caregivers were already experiencing insomnia. And now, the added challenges...

BY Peter WT Pisters, M.D.

Like everyone, the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has disrupted my work life and daily routines. As president of MD Anderson,...

BY Kellie Bramlet Blackburn

As we practice social distancing to protect ourselves and others during the 2019 novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, it’s easy to put staying active and eating healthy on the back burner. And it can be especially difficult if you’re working from home or caring for other family members – or both.

But whether you’re a cancer patient, a caregiver or trying to lower your overall cancer risk, it’s important to try to maintain...

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BY Constance Porter, Ph.D.

In late 2016, I was eating organic food, working out regularly and had never missed a mammogram. Yet, I still ended up with a breast cancer...

BY Cynthia DeMarco

Ever wonder what drives our doctors and researchers to end cancer? What compels them to work in medicine or even get out of bed in the morning...

BY Devon Carter

Whether you’re facing a cancer diagnosis, want to better understand your risk or celebrating life after cancer, you likely have questions...

BY Therese Bevers, M.D.

If you had told me years ago that one day all I’d be doing was preventive medicine — and it would all be related to cancer — I’d have said...

BY Therese Bevers, M.D.

When it comes to cancer screenings, some women might think, “Well, I don’t have any symptoms, so I don’t need them.” But that’s actually when...

BY Molly Adams

Overcoming cancer can bring a new perspective on life – and health. Your body needs nutrients to stay healthy and to limit the long-term side...