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BY Lauren Schoenemann

Janice Simon believes that cancer patients can, and should, get organized.

A project director in MD Anderson's Department of Faculty Development, Simon says that though collecting and sorting paperwork is time-consuming and may seem overwhelming, consolidating personal documents, health records and questions benefits both patient and physician by making appointments more efficient and productive.

So that they don't feel...

BY CancerwiseBlogger

June Stokes was diagnosed with stage IV ovarian cancer in April 2000. She was told she had 12-18 months to live. Then, she visited MD Anderson...

BY Raymond DuBois

At MD Anderson, we continue to focus on improving the effectiveness of cancer treatments for our patients.

Today, with the announcement...

BY Julie Penne

A surprise hospital visit from her childhood baseball hero put Linda Lindquist over the moon.

Just three days after surgery at MD Anderson to remove a large tumor in her abdomen, Linda was shocked one morning when she answered a knock at her hospital room door.

Instead of her sister, a nurse or food server walking in, her all-time favorite baseball player who had come a half-century out of her past strode through the...

BY Stephen Collazo - Social Work

Shopping, putting out decorations, going to parties, cooking food, attending religious services, mailing cards, wrapping gifts,hosting the...

BY Mary Brolley

Dara Insley is a pain warrior.

Treatment for breast cancer in 2009 and 2010 involved two extensive and delicate surgeries -- 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 Robert E. Lee

Caring for a loved one with a serious illness can be exhausting and disheartening. Robert Lee of Oolitic, Ind., shares the story of his wife...

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 Megan Silianoff

Megan Silianoff was diagnosed with a rare form of ovarian cancer just 13 months ago. She says three abdominal surgeries and one prescription...