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BY Kellie Bramlet Blackburn

Faye Hood was training for a half-marathon in 2017, when the active then-70-year-old received a stomach cancer diagnosis.

While she put her half-marathon goals on hold for stomach cancer treatment, she knew it was exercise that helped her stay otherwise healthy and made her a strong candidate for an aggressive clinical trial involving heated chemotherapy -- also called hyperthermic intraperitoneal perfusion with chemotherapy (HIPEC...

Stomach cancer survivor Faye Hood

BY Cynthia DeMarco

If you — or your child — were diagnosed with cancer, what would you do? How would you handle the treatments and the side effects? How would...

BY Laura Nathan-Garner

In 2017, dozens of our cancer patients shared the stories of their diagnosis, treatment and life after cancer here on Cancerwise. As they...

BY Cynthia DeMarco

For 78-year-old widower Do Lee, the hardest part of having stomach cancer wasn’t chemotherapy, radiation or even learning to eat again after two-thirds of his stomach was surgically removed. It was figuring out how to live without his beloved wife of almost 40 years, an MD Anderson CRNA (a certified registered nurse anesthetist) who died of the exact same type of cancer he had, three years before he was diagnosed — to the day.

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Cancerwise blog post: Do Lee, stomach cancer survivor

BY Hans Rueffert

When you first come to MD Anderson, you may be so overwhelmed that you have a real sense of urgency when you get here. Maybe you feel like...

BY Hans Rueffert

The connection between what we eat and how we feel is so elementary, yet for some reason we forget or push it to the side.

But as a...

BY Megan Maisel

Marne Shafer thought her running days were behind her after she received a total gastrectomy, a surgical removal of the stomach and nearby...

BY Ralph Lilja

For several months before my cancer diagnosis, I experienced bouts of extreme fatigue. At 58, I attributed this to the normal aging process...

BY Clayton Boldt

Recently, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that e-cigarette use has grown rapidly among teens in the past few years...

BY Jenny Montgomery

When Sara Souto Strom was growing up in Argentina, she wanted to be a mathematician. But she became a marine biologist instead. Then a cancer...