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BY Dianna Ray

I had a very short breast cancer treatment journey -- a scant six weeks from diagnosis to cure, thanks to  early detection following a routine mammogram and the care I received at MD Anderson in the Nellie B. Connally Breast Center's Multi Team Clinic. I'm lucky to have been able to get all of my care in one place close to my home in Houston.

Early detection saved my life
I've been getting annual mammograms since my...

BY MD Anderson

A cancer diagnosis can feel lonely and overwhelming. But listening to the experiences of those who have been there before -- other cancer...

BY Shane Scott

I had been married to the love of my life for about two years and we were just getting our feet on the ground when I received my testicular...

BY Brittany Hurst

I did not realize how much I depended on my medical team until my second ovarian cancer diagnosis. During summer 2014, I spent a total of 70 days in the hospital. I spent 58 of them at MD Anderson.

I can honestly say that those days might have been some of the toughest days of my life. I have always been a happy person even in spite of my ovarian cancer journey, but that summer was physically and emotionally exhausting. I had...

BY Wendy Griffith

Appointments. Side-effects. Medications. Side-effects from medications. More sickness. Lengthy tests. Hospitalizations. It can be a lot at...

BY MD Anderson

As 2013 drew to a close, everything was normal for then 32-year-old Jamie Bernard. She was a healthy, active mom, running 5Ks and reveling...

BY Gail Morse

After I received my breast cancer diagnosis, I chose to keep it to myself and not tell a lot of people. This wasn't my original plan, but...

BY Stephanie Madsen

My trip to MD Anderson for large cell cervical cancer treatment was so incredible that I wished I could have stayed longer.

The place...

BY Kellie Bramlet

For Phil Gonzalez, the toughest part of his head and neck cancer treatment was losing the ability to taste. After doctors found the squamous...

BY Carol Bryce

It's not unusual for a patient to arrive at MD Anderson with one diagnosis and leave with a different one.

For example, when approximately...