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BY Meagan Raddatz

As I learned when I was diagnosed with thyroid cancer earlier this year, there’s a lot of scary and unfamiliar territory to deal with when you find out you have cancer. You don’t know what will happen or whether you’re making the right choices or whether anyone else knows what it’s like to deal with the new bodily changes you’re facing. All of that uncertainty can easily consume you if you let it.

As someone who’s struggled with...

Thyroid cancer survivor Meagan Raddatz

BY Pamela J. Schlembach, M.D.

We all experience sadness, stress and anxiety sometimes. A cancer diagnosis can amplify these feelings, with the stress and anxiety it adds...

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...

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, we consider family, caregivers and friends survivors, too. That’s why we host Survivorship Week, a week of entertainment and educational activities to celebrate those who are living with, through and beyond cancer.

Survivorship Week kicks off on National Cancer Survivors Day, which is Sunday...

Oragami created during Survivorship Week events at MD Anderson Cancer Center

BY Wendy Griffith

A cancer support group is a safe place to share your experiences and connect with others facing the same challenges. It gives you the space...

BY Devon Carter

Around 5,000 people in the United States are diagnosed with anal cancer each year, which is often treated using radiation therapy.

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BY Tara Kirk

When I was 6 years old, my mother died from cancer. She was only 35, and at the time, her death came as a shock to everyone in our family....

BY Pamela J. Schlembach, M.D.

Many breast cancer patients undergo radiation therapy as part of their treatment. While radiation therapy often comes with side effects, such...

BY Katie Brooks

You see them walking the skybridge: some people wearing patient identification wristbands, some people wearing employee badges. But there...

BY Cheryl Ratliff

When I received a phone call about an abnormality discovered during my mammogram in December 2016, I didn’t think much of it. I was prone...