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BY Gail Goodwin

In April 2000, 7-year-old Megan Evans moved from ballet lessons, gymnastics and Rollerblades into the more serious world of pediatric cancer.

Diagnosed with Ewing's sarcoma, she began treatment for her cancer and spent a semester in the MD Anderson Children's Cancer Hospital elementary school classroom. During that time, Megan was introduced to the Children's Art Project and has since been a CAP designer numerous times.
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BY Emily Tickle Thomas

My name is Emily Tickle Thomas and I had cancer. I was diagnosed with oral squamous cell carcinoma in 2007 while pregnant with my fourth son...

BY Lyndie Charnock

Mike Charnock of Houston was treated for high blood pressure and enlarged lymph nodes before doctors found the real cause. On July 26, 2010...

BY Sandra Durrett

Sandra Durrett of Sugar Land, Texas, first came to MD Anderson in 1962 when her mother was treated for ovarian cancer. Little did she know forty-six years later, she would be back as a patient.

In the summer of 2008, I was diagnosed with multiple myeloma, a blood cancer that is treatable but cannot be cured. I was not really surprised because I had been feeling different for many months.

My first reaction was, &quot...

BY Sara Farris

Each August before school begins, patients and their siblings from MD Anderson Children's Cancer Hospital start packing their bags for one...

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 Meghan Campione


When Joseph Campione was born, his parents adoringly held their first child -- a healthy 6-pounder with a head of...

BY MD Anderson

In September 2008, Hurricane Ike hit the coast of Galveston and through the medical center, with winds up to 110 mph. MD Anderson was closed...

BY Soumen Khatua, M.D.

The use of cell phones among children has increased dramatically over the last decade. So has the rising concern over whether cell phone use...

BY Marissa Mir

Cancer can be a lonely experience for a young adult. Since there usually aren't many others their age dealing with the same issues, feelings...