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BY Mary Ann Hellinghausen

It hasn’t stopped being fun yet – and that applies both to their science and their marriage.

Nancy Jenkins, Ph.D., and Neal Copeland, Ph.D., – together – are big in the field of cancer genetics. Both are members of the prestigious National Academy of Sciences, an honor that puts them in rare company in the scientific world. They’ve co-authored more than 800 papers and have been referenced in medical journals more than 30,000 times...

Geneticists Neal Copeland, Ph.D., and Nancy Jenkins, Ph.D.

BY Kelly Agent

Some people think you can only get breast cancer from your mother’s side of the family. But that’s a myth. Breast cancer can come just as...

BY Devon Carter

Because its symptoms are often vague, ovarian cancer can be hard to diagnose. And a definitive diagnosis requires a biopsy, which is best...

BY Jane Mooney

Two summers ago, my daughter Claire was about to start her freshman year at the University of Alabama. So, I thought being a 54-year-old empty-nester would be my biggest problem.

When I discovered it would actually be stage IV pancreatic cancer, I was shocked, to say the least.

My pancreatic cancer symptoms

Until the day I was diagnosed, I’d always considered myself pretty healthy. I played tennis, practiced yoga...

Cancerwise blog post: pancreatic cancer survivor Jane Mooney on supporting Moon Shots Program at MD Anderson

BY Ashley Rivera

When I was diagnosed with stage III breast cancer in January 2017, my biggest fear was how my kids would be affected.

My husband and...

BY Jenny McCarthy

I’m lucky. Because although I’ve worn the all-too-familiar MD Anderson patient wristband off and on since July 2015, I’ve never actually had...

BY Tarah Harvey

As a metastatic breast cancer survivor, I participate in a lot of support groups. I’m probably active in at least five or six on Facebook...

BY Tarah Harvey

Everyone on my father’s side of the family has died of cancer — my dad of prostate cancer, my grandpa of lung cancer, and my grandma of kidney...

BY Brittany Cordeiro

When Suzanne Callahan first came to MD Anderson in 1997, she was a terrified 38-year-old mother with stage IIIB breast cancer in her left...

BY Cynthia DeMarco

Twin sisters Ana and Roxana Lopez were only 17 when their mother died of breast cancer. Over the next eight years, several of their aunts...