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BY MD Anderson

Getting a cancer diagnosis can be overwhelming. But by staying informed, you can make your treatment experience more manageable.

Here is some of our most helpful advice from 2012.


Ask the right questions: Get the most out of your oncology appointments
By Naoto Ueno, M.D., Ph.D., Department of Breast Medical Oncology

As a patient, you're entitled to ask your health care providers anything. In that sense,...

BY MD Anderson

Want to stay cancer-free? Eating a variety of fruits and vegetables, along with regular exercise, can help.

This year, our experts...

BY Lucy Richardson

Pablo Romero isn't shy about singing in public.

"I've sung everywhere from cafés to gas stations and bus stops," Romero...

BY April Thomas

April began working at MD Anderson as a new graduate nurse in May 2004 in the Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. She remained there for seven years, worked six months in the Post Anesthesia Care Unit and now is in the Gastrointestinal/Colorectal Clinic. 

December 19, 2011. That's the day that Nanny completed Proton Therapy treatment. But instead of hitting the gong in the Proton Therapy Center to symbolize...

BY MD Anderson

Who is a cancer survivor? The American Cancer Society defines a survivor "as any person with cancer from the time of diagnosis on.&quot...

BY MD Anderson

This year, some inspiring and selfless caregivers have shared their stories here on Cancerwise. They've taught us about love and perseverance...

BY William Fitzgerald

Holidays are the time for giving and, thanks to the Children's Art Project (CAP), giving that perfect present shouldn't be difficult this...

BY MD Anderson

This year, some amazing patients have shared their stories with us. We're inspired by the strength, hope and insight they offer.

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BY Gail Goodwin

I've been an MD Anderson patient for close to four years and, in spite of it all, I've continued with our annual Christmas explosion. There's...

BY Alyssa Berkovitz

Several years ago, my mom was invited to speak at a cancer walk. I listened with admiration as she said, "Our ovarian cancer diagnosis...