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BY Lauren Schoenemann

Jennifer Dunmoyer lived the first 34 years of her life feeling invincible -- until she was diagnosed with cancer.

"I have always been very healthy," she says. "I never took any medications. I was young, strong and vital and had a deep faith in God."

"Cancer shook everything I ever believed to the very core."

In July 2010, Dunmoyer learned that she had small cell cervical cancer...

BY Wendy Woodward, M.D., Ph.D., deputy director, Morgan Welch IBC Program

One of the things that I value the most about practicing radiation oncology at MD Anderson is our extensive clinical history.

As...

BY MD Anderson

When entertainment reporter and reality TV star Giuliana Rancic made public her breast cancer diagnosis, rumors began to swirl about whether...

BY Mary Brolley

The 29th time Vincent "Dale" Sittig checked in to MD Anderson's P12 nursing unit for treatment in a Phase I clinical trial, his nurses hatched a scheme.

"We said, 'Next time will be 30 treatments,'" says Brandi Barosh, clinical nurse on the unit. "We should throw you a party."

"He said, 'Aww, you don't have to do that.'

"But we kept at him, asking what his favorite foods...

BY Frank Tortorella, Margaret Meyer and Alma Rodriguez, M.D.

Why do we ask about distress?
We know MD Anderson patients are getting excellent medical care, but that isn't enough. We also want our...

BY Mindy Loya

Imagine that after a long day in meetings, training others and getting your work done, you find a blank canvas sitting in your chair. Scrawled...

BY Stephen Collazo - Social Work

October is national Domestic Violence Awareness Month. And while it may be difficult to imagine someone with cancer in an abusive relationship...

BY John Chattaway

Imagine showing up on your first day of a new job knowing just what your office looks like.

You know the location of your desk, your...

BY Judy Overton

Jerry Wilson claimed a front row seat. Wilson, diagnosed with stage IV colorectal cancer in 2009, has beaten the disease so far. What he can't...

BY Julie Penne

When patients are being prepared for surgery, the last thing on their mind is the risk of a fire in the operating room.

At MD Anderson...