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BY Cynthia DeMarco

Many cancer patients will receive chemotherapy infusions as a part of their cancer treatment.

Sometimes, chemotherapy is delivered safely through a standard (or “peripheral”) IV line. Other times, infusions must be administered through a central line catheter, such as a PICC, CVC or port.

How do these options differ? And which one is right for you? We spoke with Tam Huynh, M.D., chief of Vascular Surgery at MD Anderson,...

An IV drip, which is often used to administer chemotherapy to cancer patients

BY Richard Manning

Sharing my stage IV colorectal cancer story with others is a blessing, though I’ll admit: at the time of my diagnosis, I didn’t feel this...

BY Gillian Kruse

One gene can tell you a lot about your risk for developing cancer and how well you’re likely to respond to cancer treatment. But there’s only...

BY Devon Carter

As Father’s Day approaches, we asked our doctors to share their fathers’ words of wisdom that left an everlasting mark. Here’s what they said about the men who’ve shaped them to become compassionate care providers and pioneering researchers. 

Ask bold questions 

“My father told me to ‘ask bold questions and then look for the answers.’ I share his sense of curiosity and desire to learn, and took my inspiration from...

Cathy Eng, M.D., poses with her father.

BY Mary Ann Hellinghausen

Each day nearly 200 pharmacists around MD Anderson dispense an average of 23,000 drug doses. That’s 8.4 million doses a year, one of the highest...

BY Tino Gonzalez

I’m a 58-year-old guy who never thought I would be talking about “the C word.” Nevertheless, here I am recollecting the past year contending...

BY Keith Fox

After I was diagnosed with stage IV bladder cancer in September 2014, I experienced many of the stages of grief.

My doctor initially...

BY Amy Marsh

Before my acute myeloid leukemia diagnosis, I was in great shape. I was training 20-25 hours a week as a professional triathlete and had recently...

BY Kelly Arp

Cancer is not uncommon in my family, but I was still totally unprepared for my own diagnosis.

In June 2015, I was a healthy 43-year-old...

BY Laura Nathan-Garner and Katie Brooks

Did you know that a person is considered a cancer survivor from the day they’re diagnosed throughout his or her life? Here at MD Anderson,...