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BY Nicole Body

One year, cancer-free. It was hard to believe it, even as I typed those words on Dec. 13, 2018. I never knew I could feel so overjoyed to be rid of something I never thought I’d have in the first place.

But one year ago on that day, after finishing treatment for sarcoma, I was declared cancer-free by my doctors at MD Anderson. And every day since then has brought a little more healing, both physically and emotionally. At the same...

Sarcoma survivor Nicole Body with her husband, Wes

BY Laura Nathan-Garner

Courage. Hope. Love. Faith. Strength. Wisdom. These are a few of the gifts that our cancer survivors shared with us on Cancerwise this past...

BY Elizabeth Deligiannis

When I was diagnosed with anal cancer in 2009, I didn’t know anyone who had ever had the disease. So I was frightened, confused and didn’t...

BY Nicole Luckett

As a nurse navigator at MD Anderson in The Woodlands, I get to connect with breast cancer patients just as they’re contacting MD Anderson for the first time to schedule an appointment.

My job is to make sure I have a good understanding of the events leading up to their diagnosis and that we’re scheduling them to see the most appropriate physicians first. I also spend time educating patients about their diagnoses and what they can...

Breast cancer nurse navigator Nicole Luckett

BY Mary Kay Dauria

The first time I went to the myCancerConnection Cancer Survivorship Conference after being diagnosed with breast cancer, I remember feeling...

BY Ashley Morgan

Over the years, my opinion on the biggest challenge I’ve faced as a result of my Hodgkin’s lymphoma diagnosis has changed a few times....

BY Laura Nathan-Garner and Katie Brooks

Did you know that a person is considered a cancer survivor from the day they’re diagnosed throughout his or her life? Here at MD Anderson,...

BY Jacqueline Mason

It was the real-life scenario physicians and pharmacists had feared.

A woman entered the ICU with a high fever and low white blood...

BY Devon Carter

Around 5,000 people in the United States are diagnosed with anal cancer each year, which is often treated using radiation therapy.

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BY Tara Kirk

When I was 6 years old, my mother died from cancer. She was only 35, and at the time, her death came as a shock to everyone in our family....