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BY Gillian Kruse

You already knew exercise can help prevent cancer. But what if it could help you fight your cancer?

Researchers are looking into how exercise can help get chemotherapy into solid tumors more efficiently, helping lead our patients toward better outcomes.

Moderate exercise shows promise for improving cancer treatment

Tumor vascularity, the structure of the blood vessels within a solid tumor, can differ wildly from the...

Keri Schadler, Ph.D.

BY KirstiAnn Clifford

A patient writes, “The Astros will win the World Series next year,” in bold print as Jaquelin Velasquez watches. The clinical nurse in Lymphoma...

BY Ilyasha Hosea

After being diagnosed with stage III triple-negative breast cancer in the summer of 2017, I was treated at MD Anderson with a combination...

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 our experts to help patients and caregivers find the information they need to make decisions and feel more confident as they face cancer.

Here’s some of our experts’ most-read guidance from 2018.

9 things to know about CAR T-cell therapy

2018 brought a lot of buzz surrounding a...

CAR T-cell therapy expert Sattva Neelapu, M.D.

BY Laura Nathan-Garner

The holiday season can be stressful. That’s often even more true for cancer patients and their loved ones, who may be struggling to get in...

BY Stephanie Cervantes

I didn’t even know I had stage IV lung cancer until I went to my doctor in September 2016 for back pain. A CT scan revealed large tumors on...

BY Kellie Bramlet Blackburn and Craig Carson

On Oct. 28, Mary Lindimore crossed the finish line of the IRONMAN Waco 70.3 triathlon. Alongside her was Cheryl Pfennig, the MD Anderson advanced...

BY Mena El-Sharkawi

Over the last year and a half, Shams Peerbhai has tried just about everything to cope with peripheral neuropathy, a cancer treatment side...

BY Anatole Karpovs, M.D.

As a pediatrician, I’m not sure if my familiarity with disease has made my fight against colorectal cancer easier or harder. What I can tell...

BY Steve Hamilton

An immunotherapy clinical trial at MD Anderson helped me beat stage IV melanoma almost five years ago. But the side effects I experienced...