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BY Jody Schoger

I was doing what I do every day: advocating for breast cancer survivors through various social and traditional media outlets. I advocate, write, review grants, educate, read research studies and, yes, even joke about it when conditions are right.

Until this year. Last Christmas, there were some physical changes I couldn't ignore. I blamed a sudden weight loss on stress. It simply did not register that cancer was about to re-enter...

Cancerwise blog post: metastatic breast cancer recurrence patient Jody Schoger

BY Becky Remetta

Steve and I dated when we were in our 20s. We always had a great time together, but I was completely surprised when he asked me to marry him...

BY Brittany Cordeiro

As a cancer caregiver, you face unique challenges. The loved one you're nurturing often requires your time, energy and attention, making it...

BY Karen Mae Perdon

My mom was first diagnosed with breast cancer in 2007, just four years after she was diagnosed with thyroid cancer.

This year her breast cancer returned. When I heard the news, I kept thinking, why her? Why is this happening again to the person least deserving of this? I thought we had said goodbye to cancer, but I guess God had other plans.

Yet, despite being a bit shocked, I was surprisingly calm about the news. I knew...

When her mom became a breast cancer patient at MD Anderson, Karen Mae Perdon got a new perspective that shapes the way she interacts with her patients as an oncology nurse here.

BY Miriam Smith

Reba Kennedy had her first and second lung cancer surgically removed by doctors in her hometown of Knoxville, Tenn., in1997 and 1999, respectively...

BY Miriam Smith

Marion Meyer was told she had just three years to live when doctors diagnosed her with an aggressive form of chronic lymphocytic leukemia...

BY Laura Nathan-Garner

Eight years after undergoing treatment for a Hodgkin's disease recurrence, Kenneth Woo was just about to graduate from his oncologist's care...

BY Laura Nathan-Garner

Betty White helped doctors catch her ovarian cancer in its earliest stages by being her own best advocate.

She first went...

BY Michael Keating, M.D.

Last year, on Sept. 21, 2012, MD Anderson took another step toward fulfilling our mission of Making Cancer History when we officially launched...

BY Kellie Bramlet

Thyroid cancer is the number one fastest rising cancer in women. Although it accounts for about 1% of all cancers, it is becoming much more...