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BY Gillian Kruse

Interdisciplinary care is a hallmark of cancer care at MD Anderson. Teams of specialists care for patients from cancer diagnosis to treatment and beyond, and many of those specialists – medical and nonmedical – are trained right here.

“Our patients have unique physical, emotional and spiritual needs,” says Diane Bodurka, M.D. “The more your training is directed towards oncology patients and their needs and expectations, the better...

Diane Bodurka, M.D.

BY Devon Carter

A cancer diagnosis can provoke a range of emotions and prompt endless questions. So throughout the year, we shared dozens of insights from...

BY Kellie Bramlet Blackburn

There’s no one food that can cure cancer, but that doesn’t stop such myths from circulating. And while researchers are starting to find some...

BY Kellie Bramlet Blackburn

There’s so much information surrounding cancer and diet that it can be hard to separate the myths from the facts. That’s especially true when it comes to trendy diets.

The alkaline diet is one such trendy diet that often comes up in conversations about both cancer treatment and prevention.

So, to learn more about this diet we talked to Maria Petzel, a senior clinical dietitian at MD Anderson. Here’s what she had to say.<...

Facts and myths about the alkaline diet

BY Cheryl Ratliff

When I received a phone call about an abnormality discovered during my mammogram in December 2016, I didn’t think much of it. I was prone...

BY Tara Kirk

In 2016, I found out that I had inherited a genetic mutation known as Lynch Syndrome from my mother, who’d died 26 years earlier from cancer...

BY Kellie Bramlet Blackburn

As a cancer caregiver, you’ve probably been told it’s important to take care of your own physical and mental health, too. But sometimes that...

BY Corey Ellis

Before my cancer diagnosis, I used to think that death steals life from us. Now I realize that it’s the other way around; death is the constant...

BY Kellie Bramlet Blackburn

There are many myths surrounding sugar and cancer treatment. But what do cancer patients really need to know about sugar to make sure they...

BY Katie Brooks

How do I download MD Anderson’s app? Which medical websites can I trust? Where can I find the latest research on my disease?

The information...