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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 discoveries into new treatment options for patients. The program focuses resources around 13 cancer types, called Moon Shots™, with the goal of using the knowledge we gain to advance treatment of all types of cancer.

But what makes this initiative so unique? One reason lies in its 10 research...

Samir Hanash, M.D., Ph.D., cancer proteomics expert

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...

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 of this new chapter – life after cancer – is where the real journey begins.

Kimberly, now 47, thought the hardest part of her lymphocyte predominate Hodgkin’s lymphoma diagnosis was behind her when she learned she showed no evidence of disease in May 2015.

“I think I had unrealistic...

Cancerwise blog post: Hodgkin's lymphoma survivor Kimberly Hill discusses how she copes with lingering cancer treatment side effects

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....