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BY Kellie Bramlet Blackburn

Hepatitis C is one of the leading causes of liver cancer. It’s also linked to non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, cancer in the bile ducts, and possibly pancreatic and head and neck cancers. And if you already have any other type of cancer, it can cause additional complications. That’s why MD Anderson tests all new patients for hepatitis C.

The good news is that if it’s found early and treated, hepatitis C can be cured, reducing your risk...

Photo of a hepatitis C test. Hepatitis C is linked to several cancers, including liver cancer, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, bile duct cancer and possibly pancreatic and head and neck cancers.

BY Lori Baker

Surgeons at MD Anderson are using extreme heat and cold as their weapons against some forms of cancer.

They’re finding that the minimally...

BY Devon Carter

More than half of cancer patients will receive radiation therapy, but what is it? Does it hurt? And what are the side effects?

We spoke...

BY Mena El-Sharkawi

Sally Hargroves has always been active and full of energy, so when the Floridian became increasingly tired in 2010, she suspected something was wrong. Three different doctors told her it was just a side effect of being 65.

“I really didn’t want to believe that; it just didn’t sit right,” she said. “I was getting ready to believe it until one doctor just put her hands on her hip and she said, ‘Well what do you want me to do about...

Cancerwise blog post: After liver cancer diagnosis, surgery proves to be successful liver cancer treatment for Sally Hargroves.

BY MD Anderson

This past year, dozens of MD Anderson patients and survivors shared their cancer journeys with us. In the process, they’ve shared...

BY Elizabeth York

Pat Gruy has received six cancer diagnoses since 1978. Despite this, Pat has refused to be negative. “I don’t ever feel sorry myself,” says...

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...

BY MD Anderson

In 2004, Mike Mason was diagnosed with hepatocellular carcinoma, a type of liver cancer. His doctors said he had four to six months to live...

BY Patty Corcoran

Cancer is a journey that no one wants to experience, but, by blogging, I keep family and friends up to date on my battle with intrahepatic...