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BY CancerwiseBlogger

This year, we've had the good fortune to meet some amazing patients. The stories they tell of diagnosis, treatment and hope are inspiring.

Are you a patient at MD Anderson with a story you'd like to share? Email us at Cancerwise@MDAnderson.org and tell us more about you and your cancer-fighting spirit.

With Faith, Family and a Plan, Man Beats Prostate Cancer
After treatment was completed, Easton's PSA level fell...

BY MD Anderson

Cancer isn't the terminal sentence that it used to be. According to the American Cancer Society, this decline started in 1991 for men and...

BY Dawn Dorsey

For Wayne Murray, the chance to light up children's faces by playing Santa Claus at MD Anderson's Proton Therapy Center is a way to give back...

BY Bonnie Nelson

Your doctor has just told you that you have localized prostate cancer. While he's explaining your treatment options, all you're trying to do is not panic.

He's discussing different types of surgery or radiation therapies, while you're probably wondering, "What is localized prostate cancer?" and "How am I supposed to decide which treatment option is best?"

This decision can be overwhelming and at times...

BY Mary Brolley

Florence Arya was on top of the world.

Newly retired from a rewarding career as a geologist, eager to travel with her husband and...

BY Sara Farris

Loads of toys coming in, gingerbread houses being made, choirs singing, delicious treats being shared -- it must be the holidays at MD Anderson...

BY Ken Birt

Ken Birt's wife, Pat, was diagnosed with stage IV colon cancer more than two years ago. What could have been a devastating prognosis became...

BY Francois Pouliot, M.D., Ph.D. and Susan Gaeta, M.D.

Providing information and counseling to patients and families about care options at the end of life is often difficult for even well-trained...

BY Ed Steger

Ed Steger was diagnosed with head and neck cancer in 2005. After 36 radiation treatments, 2 years in palliative care and 5 surgeries he is...

BY Nita Pyle

Think about the last time you wanted to learn something. What did you do? Did you attend a lecture? Did you "Google" the topic?...