Charles Salazar lives in New Jersey, but considers Houston his “second” home.
For four years, he and his wife, Debbie, have been traveling to Houston regularly so he can receive treatment for mantle cell lymphoma, a rare type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma, at MD Anderson.
“Sure, I could have sought care closer to home, but my wife is a nurse who knows her stuff,” he says. “As soon as I was diagnosed, she started researching where...
Jerry McLeary can recall the exact moment he just knew that his journey with a rare form of non-Hodgkin lymphoma would end happily.
As a volunteer with CanCare and myCancerConnection, MD Anderson's
one-on-one program that connects cancer patients and caregivers with
others who have been there, I talk to a lot of other multiple myeloma
patients. Most ask about the stem cell transplant process and my
Here's what I tell them.
What to know about autologous stem cell transplants
A transplant infuses health cells -- also known as stem cells...