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More than 75 years ago, one man's vision inspired the origins of MD Anderson. Today, the board members of the MD Anderson Foundation enthusiastically continue that philanthropic tradition.
Marie and Kevin Brown, of Park City, Utah, have established the Megan Leigh Brown Fellowship for Ovarian Cancer at MD Anderson in memory of their daughter, whom they lost to ovarian cancer in 2009. Here, her mother reflects on her hope for "Megan's Miracle."
Entrepreneur, fitness enthusiast and prostate cancer survivor John M. Floyd of Baytown, Texas, and his wife, Cher, recently contributed $50,000 to MD Anderson's Proton Therapy Center to support the research of Thomas Pugh, M.D., assistant professor of radiation oncology. John, chairman and CEO of John M. Floyd & Associates, explains the couple's decision to "pay it forward."
Jamie Gilmore, diagnosed with acinic cell carcinoma (ACC), creates Jamie's Hope for a Cure.
Style was in session Aug. 25 as MD Anderson Children's Cancer Hospital and The Galleria in Houston hosted a back-to-school fashion show benefiting pediatric cancer patients.
Pam Redden, director of clinical operations development at MD Anderson, is the recipient of the 2012 Julie and Ben Rogers Award for Excellence in Administration.
Since 2011, Chris Johnson has approached his diagnosis of renal cell carcinoma with one thought in mind: Fight with faith.
The Beth Allison DiPardo Memorial Fund has raised more than $38,000 for pediatric brain cancer research at MD Anderson Children's Cancer Hospital.
MD Anderson's Holiday Giving Program is officially under way.
For the sixth consecutive year, MD Anderson ranks as the nation's top hospital for cancer care, according to U.S. News & World Report's annual "Best Hospitals" survey.
Since 1957, the MD Anderson Cancer Center Board of Visitors has served as an appointive group of volunteer advisers who help the Development Office raise funds, awareness and support for the institution.
Claudine Jreissaty, RN, says one goal has guided her as a nurse: "to help people through their journeys with cancer."
Symptoms of depression can affect survival among patients recently diagnosed with metastatic kidney cancer.
Genomic deletions promote cancer by carving up or eliminating tumor-suppressor genes. But the collateral damage neighboring genes incur exposes cancer cells to vulnerabilities and new avenues for attack, scientists report in the journal Nature.
For the majority of older, early-stage breast cancer patients, radiation therapy following breast-conserving surgery may help prevent the need for a later mastectomy, say MD Anderson researchers.
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Promise Fall 2021
Walmart's support of Boot Walk benefits medical students
Patient Mosaic: New pathway to precision medicine
Bridge funding supports researchers amid COVID-19
Companies support Blood Bank during COVID-19
12-year-old osteosarcoma patient supports cancer research, spreads hope
Saluting the heroes of COVID-19
Rogers Award honors MD Anderson nursing assistant
Fun for all at Camp H-Town
MD Anderson Children’s Cancer Hospital holds Prom Party Palooza
Sarah Jessica Parker shoe sale benefits prostate cancer research
MD Anderson, Houston Dynamo team up to end cancer
Newsmakers: Jim Allison wins Nobel Prize
MD Anderson's happy campers
On course with the PGA TOUR
MD Anderson's Moon Shots Program turns 5
MD Anderson Cancer Center names 2017 Sabin Family Fellows
Cancer prevention efforts in full swing
e-Philanthropy program raises support for patients with just a few clicks
MD Anderson Cancer Center’s 75th Anniversary Celebration
A win-win-win situation
Global ambassadors with a collective goal
25 Years of Cheer
PUTTing an end to cancer
A good day in cancer land
Stripes aligns with MD Anderson
Fueled by philanthropy
The power of giving
Washington, D.C. event honors James A. Baker, III
Pedaling for a cure
Lyda Hill commits $50 million to Moon Shots Program
A bright future for philanthropy
A leap into the future with telemedicine
An infinite desire to help
Taking a bite out of cancer: Crave Cupcakes partners with Arts in Medicine program
A Global Force Against Cancer: MD Anderson Once Again Ranked No. 1
Among Friends: Lanie Rose
Making Cancer History®:
Practicing the Art of the Possible
Polo on the Prairie Brings World-Class Polo to West Texas
The BATTLE Toward Personalized Lung Cancer Therapy