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BY Mindy Loya

“Don’t try this at home,” Claudius Conrad, M.D., Ph.D., quips as he lectures on the historical ties between music and medicine. Conrad, an assistant professor of Surgical Oncology, explains to his audience that in the Middle Ages, popular prescriptions involved specific musical combinations. The example he offers involves alternating between playing the flute and harp to alleviate gout.

Despite the long-standing connection between...

BY Mindy Loya

Terri Woodard, M.D., says her practice at MD Anderson hasn't yet produced any babies.

But that isn't her only measure of success....

BY Mindy Loya

According to the National Cancer Institute's Office of Survivorship, your journey as a cancer survivor begins the day you're diagnosed with...

BY Mindy Loya

Imagine that after a long day in meetings, training others and getting your work done, you find a blank canvas sitting in your chair. Scrawled on the plastic wrapping are the words "Just Do It."

This is the challenge Lauren Langford, M.D., issued to a fellow colleague in 2010.

An associate professor in Pathology at MD Anderson, Langford grew up in an artistic household, never far from a camera. And, in her...