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BY Sabrina Dominguez

When I was 16 and undergoing treatment for a type of brain cancer called medulloblastoma, one of the best pieces of advice I got was from a nurse at MD Anderson.

Early on, LeighAnna Hutchinson told me: “Find your laugh.” It was hard sometimes, but I took her advice. I looked for every opportunity I could to laugh at what was going on. And laughing in the face of cancer was what helped me get through some hard and unpleasant experiences...

Medulloblastoma survivor Sabrina Dominguez

BY Monica G. Saenz

My stepson Roberto Saenz was heading to junior prom in 2009 when his brain tumor symptoms began. As he rode in the limo, he started to...

BY Katrina Burton

When 5-year old Kloe Ponce started having severe headaches and experiencing sensitivity to bright lights and sounds, her family never suspected...

BY LeighAnna Hutchinson

Before I was diagnosed with cancer in June 1998, I wanted to be a princess, a teacher or a veterinarian.

Instead, I became a registered nurse at MD Anderson Children’s Cancer Hospital — the place that saved my life. And it’s all because of the outstanding care I received here as a child.

Dual diagnosis: granulocytic sarcoma and acute myeloid leukemia

My cancer story began the summer after first grade. At the time,...

Cancerwise blog post: LeighAnna Hutchinson became a nurse at MD Anderson Children's Cancer Hospital after surviving acute myeloid leukemia and granulocytic sarcoma as a child.

BY Juliana Serrano

My first thought after being diagnosed with a brain tumor at age 26 was fear. Would I die? Would the things I worked for no longer be possible...

BY Cynthia DeMarco

San Antonio resident Tony Castro was only seven years old when he started showing the first signs of a childhood brain tumor.

He began...

BY Cynthia DeMarco

Rodney Quindoy had only been working at MD Anderson for about five months when our mission to end cancer became personal.

On New Year...

BY Dawn Dorsey

A lot has changed since Ana-Kate Partridge was the MD Anderson Proton Therapy Center’s first pediatric patient 10 years ago. In the past decade...

BY Laura Nathan-Garner

Finishing cancer treatment can be a momentous occasion – one that calls for celebrating in ways both big and small. But there’s no right way...

BY Gaylene Meeson

In July 2012, my husband and I heard the words "your daughter has a brain tumor," and our lives changed forever. You hear about...