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The survivorship stage in a cancer journey does not always signify the end of a cancer experience.

For testicular cancer survivors, it is important to receive long-term, follow-up care after treatment ends.

Long-term, follow-up care helps survivors:

Monitor for late effects and recurrence Cope with physical changes Be informed about sexual and reproductive health Address psychosocial concerns Learn health...

BY Katrina Burton

Lung cancer is the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States, with more than 157,000 deaths reported last year, according...

BY Alex De Alvarado and Lorenzo Cohen, Ph.D.

If you're a patient with cancer, most likely you've experienced fatigue -- and you're not alone. Fatigue is one of the most common cancer-related...

BY MD Anderson

Last year, MD Anderson President John Mendelsohn, M.D., proposed 10 steps that can be taken to ensure cancer deaths decrease more rapidly, the ranks of survivors swell, and an even greater number of cancers are prevented in the first place.

This is the last in a series of posts on key actions outlined by Mendelsohn:

10. Enhance the value of cancer care and reduce costs.
New therapies and medical instruments and devices...

BY MD Anderson

In MD Anderson's quest to eliminate cancer in Texas, the nation and the world, creating relationships beyond 1515 Holcombe that extend the...

BY Judy Overton

After a long and successful career in broadcast journalism in Houston, North Texas and Oklahoma, Judy Overton joined MD Anderson in 2008 as...

BY MD Anderson

Last year, MD Anderson President John Mendelsohn, M.D., proposed 10 steps that can be taken to ensure cancer deaths decrease more rapidly,...

BY April Greene, L.C.S.W. and Alicia Rubel, L.C.S.W. - Department of Social Work

A cancer diagnosis forces unexpected change in every patient. Especially in the case of head and neck cancers, because the treatments often...

BY Leslie Schover, Ph.D., and Andrea Bradford, Ph.D.

Women frequently ask physicians or sex therapists for a pill to increase sexual desire. Low sexual desire is the most common sexual problem...

BY Alma Faz

Alma Faz survived both osteosarcoma and ovarian cancer at the young age of 18. Today, she is living her dream. She works at MD Anderson in...