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BY Rayne Parker

Cancer is a really big deal, but I never thought about it like that because no one in my family had ever had it before. Then my twin sister, Aaliyah, was diagnosed with Ewing’s sarcoma in November 2016. We were only 9 at the time. I was pretty scared.

I didn’t talk to my mom or dad about it very much, because I didn’t want to put more stress on them. They had a lot going on, and it felt like talking about how scared I was would...

Ewing's sarcoma survivor Aaliyah Parker with her twin, Rayne Parker

BY June Graham

I was raised believing that everything happens for a reason, and that’s exactly how I’ve chosen to approach my treatment for colorectal cancer...

BY Jacqueline Mason

It was the real-life scenario physicians and pharmacists had feared.

A woman entered the ICU with a high fever and low white blood...

BY Sara K. Parker

When our daughter, Aaliyah, was diagnosed with Ewing’s sarcoma at age 9 in November 2016, my husband and I were singularly focused on her survival. But as her treatment plan unfolded, we soon realized we needed to address another issue that never would have otherwise been on our radar: her fertility.

Our daughter’s Ewing’s sarcoma diagnosis

After the initial biopsy of the mass in Aaliyah’s abdomen and pelvis, her oncologist...

The Parker family after their daughter Aaliyah was diagnosed with Ewing's sarcoma and dealt with fertility preservation

BY Kellie Bramlet Blackburn

There’s no one food that can cure cancer, but that doesn’t stop such myths from circulating. And while researchers are starting to find some...

BY Thomas Suchyta

I was diagnosed with Guillain-Barre disease in 2012 and chronic inflammatory demyelating polyneuropathy (CIDP) in 2013. But I learned that...

BY Debora Batchelor

I don’t like change. But sometimes you have to be willing to make one in order to survive.

That’s what I did. I’m a small town girl...

BY Aaliyah Parker

In November 2016, when I was 9 years old, I was diagnosed with Ewing’s sarcoma. My parents took me to MD Anderson, where I had chemotherapy...

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...