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BY Paul Taylor

In June 2012, I was a 41-year old husband, father of three and Army squadron commander in the 101st Airborne Division at Fort Campbell, Kentucky. I was about to deploy to Afghanistan, when a stage 4 prostate cancer diagnosis changed everything.

Well, not everything.

Instead of retiring or changing jobs in order to focus solely on my health, I made the difficult choice, supported by my commanders, to remain in command...

BY Liz Hill

When my mom was diagnosed with metastatic melanoma, I became her main caregiver. For two years, I cared for her through several surgeries...

BY Harley Hudson

Eight weeks. That's how long my wife and I have been in Houston, where I entered a Phase 1 drug trial for ABT-199, a new experimental drug...

BY Sabrina Dominguez

"What do you want to be when you grow up?" As I grazed through elementary school, the answer was never an Olympic gymnast or an astronaut. I never wanted to be the president or a princess. I wanted to save lives.

But little did I know that years later, doctors would save my life after I received a diagnosis of medulloblastoma, a common type of brain tumor in children, just a few days before my 16th birthday...

BY Kellie Bramlet

Every day, acute myeloid leukemia (AML) survivor Erika Evans runs four miles around Lake Austin. Just two years ago she thought she'd never...

BY Gerard Neumann

It saved my life. But before I underwent the stem cell transplant as part of my acute myeloid leukemia (AML) treatment, I had seriously considered...

BY Kellie Bramlet

Being a cancer caregiver can be very rewarding, but it isn't easy. As a caregiver, you may experience stress, worry, fear and anger -- among...

BY Brittany Cordeiro

Each day in the United States, about 4,000 kids smoke their first cigarette. Many of them will become daily smokers. "For teens, it may...

BY Laura Nathan-Garner

At MD Anderson, we're constantly looking for innovative new ways to provide the best possible cancer treatment options for our patients as...

BY SocialWorkBloggers

"How do I work, take care of my kids, be a good spouse, and find care for my loved one during the day?"

"I am taking...