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BY Laura Nathan-Garner

When someone you know receives a cancer diagnosis, you want to help. But how?

Instead of asking what you can do to help, it’s usually better to find a concrete way to support your friend or loved one, and do it. Some people may not feel comfortable asking for help, or the list of things they need help with may seem too long and overwhelming.

But what can you do that will actually be helpful? We asked our Facebook community...

Cancerwise blog post: close-up photo of holding hands

BY Laura Nathan-Garner

Cancer often brings a lot of questions and unknowns, especially when it comes to treatment options, side effects and what to expect — and...

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 Laura Nathan-Garner

While many of our employees, patients and the Gulf Coast region continue to recover from Hurricane Harvey, one thing remains unchanged: MD Anderson is open and here to provide exceptional cancer care for new and existing cancer patients.

Despite that, you may have some questions about MD Anderson during and after the storm. Below, we answer five common questions.

Is MD Anderson open?

Yes, our clinics have all resumed...

Cancerwise blog post: MD Anderson is open and answers to other questions about MD Anderson after Hurricane Harvey

BY Laura Nathan-Garner

Each year, more than 12,000 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer. And though it most often occurs in women over age 40, younger women...

BY Laura Nathan-Garner

So, you’ve been through the discomfort and awkwardness of your Pap test, and you’ve gotten the unexpected call from your doctor: Your Pap...

BY Laura Nathan-Garner

If you’re always feeling physically, mentally or emotionally exhausted, you’re not alone. Fatigue is the most common side effect experienced...

BY Laura Nathan-Garner

When it comes to cervical cancer, there are a lot of myths and misunderstandings. That includes a lot of confusion about what causes cervical...

BY Laura Nathan-Garner

When you’re facing cancer, a mantra may help you stay
focused and hopeful. And often, the best mantra for your journey comes from&nbsp...

BY Laura Nathan-Garner

A cancer diagnosis can require you to expand your vocabulary, learn about treatment options and side effects, and ask questions you never...