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BY Matthew Ballo, M.D.

Most cancer patients are elated to complete their treatment and ready to get back to their normal routines. But along with the excitement, there is often some fear and apprehension about the future.

The fact is, completing cancer treatment doesn't necessarily mean a patient is "done." Going forward, it's imperative that patients adapt to a new normal and commit to a healthier lifestyle to build strength and energy, and to...

BY Liz Hill

Living in southern Louisiana, my family learned to endure the heat, humidity and sun. But we struggled when it came to protection from its...

BY Katrina Burton

With a steady decline in traditional cigarettes, tobacco companies are looking for new ways to get people addicted to smoking. 

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BY Hank Lech

When I was diagnosed with chordoma in my C2 vertebrae, my first reaction was "This is a mistake, I can't have cancer. The x-rays, biopsies and doctors are wrong."

I was the one who was at the gym six days a week doing cardio and lifting weights. I was taking my daughter to Rome and on a cruise in three weeks. I cried, worried, prayed and was mad as hell. I vowed that cancer would not win. After my consultation at MD Anderson...

BY Mary Powell

I labeled the daily emails from our March trip to MD Anderson for my brother’s stem cell transplant “our adventure,” and that’s exactly...

BY Brittany Cordeiro

When caring for a loved one, your health and wellness may often take a backseat. All your time and energy is devoted to nurturing your friendor...

BY Tom Barber

I have watched several friends and, now, a mother and two sisters at or near death from lung cancer. When my sister passed away this summer...

BY Linda Ryan

Recently, I had the honor of participating in a tour of MD Anderson's campus and research facilities. I learned about the many services available...

BY Laura Nathan-Garner

The number of throat cancer cases is on the rise, with about 12,000-15,000 people expected to be diagnosed with throat cancer in 2013....

BY Jamie Jessee

At age 25, my husband, Bradly, discovered the frequent headaches he was experiencing were something much worse: a brain tumor.

It was...