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BY Kellie Bramlet

For 5-year-old Khyrstin Andrews, better known as Kyssi, and her mom, Marla, it was just as tough when Kyssi lost her hair the third time as it was the first.

In 2012, Kyssi was diagnosed with a Wilms' Tumor, a type of childhood cancer that affects the kidneys. After undergoing chemotherapy and radiation, she was declared cancer-free. But not long after that, her Wilms' Tumor returned and metastasized to her lungs. She underwent...

BY Laura Nathan-Garner

This year, nearly 75,000 people will be diagnosed with bladder cancer, according to the American Cancer Society. The vast majority of people...

BY Lindsey Garner

When our patients undergo treatment, the focus is on them and their needs. But cancer often affects the entire family, especially caregivers...

BY Laura Harvey

Everyone loves a parade. And there's something special about the processions of patients that occur on Floor 18 (G18) in the Main Building four times a year -- at Easter, Independence Day, Halloween and Christmas.

"The tradition started here long before I did," says Katherine Beetle, clinical nurse on G18, where most of the patients have had stem cell transplants. "They're immunosuppressed and sometimes very sick...

BY Carol Bryce

When Annamma Thomas began working here in 1981 as a nurse in the ICU, her  colleagues soon dubbed her "Little Anna" to distinguish...

BY MD Anderson

Being diagnosed with breast cancer at 33 is unusual enough, but Raylene Hollrah was also diagnosed with an extremely rare type of lymphoma...

BY Lindsey Garner

Did you know that MD Anderson has its own post office? Located in the Main Building, the post office serves patients, visitors and employees...

BY Erika Archer Lewis

The importance of laughter grows even greater when life gets heavy, although it can be hard to see the need for it when you're right in the...

BY Harley Hudson

I decided to keep a diary of my stem cell transplant experience so it might help others in preparing for their stem cell transplants.&nbsp...

BY MD Anderson

When 12-year-old Caroline Richards first mentioned a pain in her right arm last December, her mother, Lauren, chalked it up to a minor injury...