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BY Karen Basen-Engquist, Ph.D.

Earlier this month, during Cancer Survivorship Week, we had our first exercise flash mobs here at MD Anderson. The music began, and doctors, nurses, research staff and survivors spontaneously began dancing. 

It was a lot of fun, but that's not the only reason we did it. We wanted to send the message that exercise can be both fun and beneficial for cancer survivors.   Why should a cancer survivor exercise?  Cancer survivors...

BY Ben Sanders

When I was diagnosed with an aggressive prostate cancer in 2002, I swallowed hard as my urologist explained my rather limited options. I felt...

BY Oliver Bogler

It's been 259 days since my male breast cancer diagnosis. Since then, I've undergone 15 chemotherapy infusions, 35 doses of Zofran, 1.2 liters...

BY Rosemary Catallo

Patients and their families often come into The Learning Center, where I work as a librarian, to seek information. After interacting with people for many years -- and from reviewing the large amount of information we have access to here --I've come to understand what information newly diagnosed patients and their families need.

Some patients are anxious if they don't have enough information. Other people get stressed or feel overwhelmed...

BY Jennifer Burzawa, M.D.

A staggering 75-80% of us will have contracted a human papillomavirus (HPV) infection by age 50. Although HPV infections don't always result...

BY Jeffrey Wefel, Ph.D.

A clinical neuropsychologist is an expert in identifying, diagnosing and treating changes in a person's cognitive function (ability to think...

BY Holly Easley

The day before Easter, my husband Wade and I were outside doing yard work. Thanks to the drought, there was plenty of dirt from dust storms...

BY Tom Barber

We did it.

With a good coach and you, my fellow cancer patients, as inspiration, I was able to complete the Long Boat Key Sprint...

BY John Chattaway

"I still do my spray tans. I still use my creams. I still go in the sun. Only I now wear sunscreen, hats, glasses -- everything I'm supposed...

BY Donna Patricia Brown

Even though I knew the odds were against me, I didn't want to face my reality. I have too much I want to do before I die.

But...