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BY MD Anderson

It can take a while to learn all the ins and outs of MD Anderson. To help you get ahead and make your next trip to MD Anderson even better, we're sharing our insider tips.

Grab free coffee while visiting a Hospitality Center. 
Coffee is available in the cafeterias and the various coffee shops throughout campus, but you can find free coffee in our Hospitality Centers in the Main Building and Mays Clinic. Stop by and...

BY Kristine Keeney

When the doctors first told me about the details of my surgery for my sarcoma of the tongue, I couldn't have imagined how much the surgical...

BY Erika Archer Lewis

In August 2013, I tested positive for a BRCA genetic mutation, which increases the chances that I would develop breast cancer or ovarian cancer...

BY MD Anderson

What do you pack when you head to MD Anderson for cancer treatment? If it's your first trip, you might be a little overwhelmed.

So we asked the experts --the patients, caregivers and survivors that make up MD Anderson's Facebook community. Here's what they recommend packing for a trip to MD Anderson:

Something to keep you busy while you're here. Whether it's your laptop or tablet, a book, games or letters of encouragement...

BY Carissa Lucas

As a 25-year-old athlete with an almost perfect health history, my lymphoma diagnosis was a crushing blow. It happened so quickly that I almost...

BY Jennifer Martin

When my husband, Steve, was diagnosed with stage IV melanoma, he was given six to nine months to live. That was almost three years ago.

BY MD Anderson

Want to help a friend or loved one dealing with cancer? It can be hard to know exactly what you can or should do.
 
That's why...

BY Harley Hudson

One day at a time
It's not easy to ask
One day at a time
It's quite a task

I want to run ahead
To know what...

BY Amanda Woodward

When I was undergoing melanoma treatment, I encountered a lot of people who struggled to find the right words to say to me.

I get...

BY Brittany Hurst

After my ovarian cancer diagnosis, I knew some type of chemotherapy would probably be involved. But losing my hair didn't cross my mind until...