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BY Jessica Douglas

When my husband and I got married in July 2014, we were looking forward to our honeymoon to celebrate the beginning of our lives together. On the trip, I started feeling pain in my right hip. By the time we returned home to Nashville, the pain was so intense that I couldn’t put weight on my right leg. My local physician diagnosed me with an aneurysmal bone cyst, a benign bone lesion that can cause pain, swelling and fractures.

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Sarcoma survivor Jessica Douglas with her son, husband, and Drs. David Adelman and Valerae O. Lewis

BY Gillian Kruse

You already knew exercise can help prevent cancer. But what if it could help you fight your cancer?

Researchers are looking into how...

BY Logan Patterson

In 2016, osteosarcoma was the last thing on my mind. I was a typical and active high-school junior playing sports and hanging out with my...

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 Cynthia DeMarco

Remaining hopeful during cancer treatment is as much an art as it is a skill. And, our cancer patients and their families demonstrate this...

BY Cynthia DeMarco

How do you explain cancer — or the effects of cancer treatment — to a young child? How do manage everyday life when one of your own children...

BY Kellie Bramlet Blackburn

As a high school soccer player, Alex Frankenfeld often heard his coach say, “Busca la forma,” which is Spanish for “Find a way.” Three years...

BY Simone Dobbs

Before my liposarcoma diagnosis in November 2017, I was spending a lot of time at the gym. My focus was on improving my physical strength...

BY Sarah Zizinia

In early 2009, Hilary McQuiston-Fall was enjoying an active lifestyle full of outdoor activities in San Francisco, California. But when the...

BY Nicolas Palaskas, M.D.

Every year, the number of cancer survivors grows. That’s why it’s becoming increasingly important for doctors to make sure cancer treatments...