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BY Nancy Aguero

When Elijah “Eli” Delgado first started experiencing stomach pain, doctors told his mom, Leanne, it was most likely a gastrointestinal issue. She knew it had to be more than that because stomach problems runs in the family and Eli’s symptoms were different than those of his older brother.

“As a parent, you have that gut feeling you know something’s wrong with your child,” Leanne says.

Eli’s stomach pain continued for another...

Acute lymphoblastic leukemia survivor and Stripes Stores Celebrates Tomorrows  patient ambassador Elijah Delgado

BY Cynthia DeMarco

Andrew Jones was a rising star on The University of Texas men's basketball team in late 2017, when he started experiencing flu-like symptoms...

BY Cynthia DeMarco

CAR T-cell therapy is a new type of cancer treatment offered at MD Anderson through clinical trials and FDA-approved standard of care cell...

BY Nicholas Almanza

One of the first features you notice about Travis Arnold is his wide smile. And, Travis has every reason to beam. He graduated this past May in the top 2% of his high school class and looks forward to attending The University of Texas at Austin in the fall.

Thanks to a haploidentical stem cell transplant, he’s also celebrating his third year with no evidence of disease after a cancer diagnosis at age 12.

A myelodysplastic...

Cancerwise blog post: Haploidentical stem cell transplant survivor Travis Arnold shares how Topgolf helped him through leukemia treatment

BY MD Anderson

When Claudia Pichardo was a child, one of her many doctors told her she was a fighter, not a quitter.

“Ever since then, that’s been...

BY Devon Carter

A stem cell transplant is often the best option to treat blood cancers, such as leukemia, lymphoma and multiple myeloma, as well as bone marrow...

BY Ashley D. Inselman

My oldest daughter, Josey, had had low platelet counts since she was born, but the doctors always said it was nothing serious. When Josey...

BY Laura Nathan-Garner

When you're dealing with cancer, it can be hard to stay focused and cope day after day. But for many patients and caregivers, having a mantra...

BY Ryan Stephens

When Elizabeth Sanchez decided to move back to Houston from California in November 2014, she couldn’t quite explain what was drawing her back...

BY Karen Fore

As a volunteer with CanCare and myCancerConnection, MD Anderson's one-on-one program that connects cancer patients and caregivers with others...