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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, MD Anderson Proton Therapy Center has treated more than 1,000 children, and Ana-Kate has grown into a lively preteen who is cancer-free.

Seeking medulloblastoma treatment at MD Anderson

At 6 months old, Ana-Kate was diagnosed with medulloblastoma, a common brain tumor in children...

Cancerwise blog: Ana-Kate Partridge

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 Sabrina Dominguez

I have a problem with the saying "Love yourself." People say it as if it could cure world hunger: "I know it's hard, sweetie...

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 adults being diagnosed all the time, but we didn't even know that children could have cancer.

At the time, Hannah was only 4 years old and getting ready to start school in the Cayman Islands, where we live. But when the doctors said she had anaplastic medulloblastoma, an aggressive type of brain...

BY Gaylene Meeson

We didn't hesitate to sign our daughter Hannah up for MD Anderson Children's Cancer Hospital's Camp Star Trails.

When we learned about...

BY Sabrina Dominguez

*Warning: Spoilers ahead*

"The Fault in Our Stars" has been my favorite book since Christmas of my freshman year of high...

BY Steven J. Frank, M.D.

As the MD Anderson Proton Therapy Center marks its eighth year, we have a lot to celebrate. We've made phenomenal progress, and we're standing...

BY Sabrina Dominguez

"What do you want to be when you grow up?" As I grazed through elementary school, the answer was never an Olympic gymnast or an...

BY John-Henry Perera

At 21, the last thing on Michael Conway’s mind was cancer. But that changed when doctors diagnosed the healthy, athletic college student with...

BY Andrew Lee, M.D.

"Should I get proton therapy?" is a question that my patients often ask me, and you may be thinking about it right now. The short...