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BY MD Anderson staff

Most people don’t look back on their cancer experience with fondness.

But Jacqueline Wallace is not most people.

The 60-year-old from Memphis, Tennessee, is a wife, mother and registered nurse. She’s also a survivor of stage IV diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, a type of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.

“I actually enjoyed my time at MD Anderson,” Jacqueline says. “I loved it.”

Facing lymphoma with joy

During her...

Non-Hodgkin's B-cell lymphoma survivor Jacqueline Wallace

BY MD Anderson staff

MD Anderson’s Moon Shots Program™ was launched five years ago to increase the speed at which our scientists and physicians turn their research...

BY MD Anderson staff

Aaron Allcorn thought a persistent head cold was causing his stuffy nose and snoring.

But after what was supposed to be routine nasal...

BY MD Anderson staff

After doctors successfully removed a melanoma from J.P. Rodriguez’s back in 2006, he resumed his life – working, spending time with family and not thinking much about the disease.

But in 2008, J.P. began to experience headaches, weakness and even a blackout.

Doctors couldn’t figure out the problem until J.P.’s wife mentioned his cancer history during an ER visit. Knowing melanoma can spread, the doctor ordered an MRI. It...

Cancerwise blog post: Melanoma survivor undergoes brain tumor treatment four times to treat metastases

BY MD Anderson staff

After a cancer diagnosis, many patients wait anxiously to hear the words “no evidence of disease.” But as Kimberly Hill has learned, the start...

BY MD Anderson staff

Ovarian cancer symptoms can be rather vague – bloating, a feeling of fullness and/or constipation. But Diane Sarver didn’t have any of these...

BY MD Anderson staff

When cancer spreads to the central nervous system, it usually goes to the brain tissue. In a small but growing number of cases, though, it...

BY MD Anderson staff

Plasma cells, a type of white blood cell found in the bone marrow, help your body fight infection by producing proteins called antibodies....