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How caregivers can get exercise at MD Anderson

July 31, 2015

Finding time to get the 30 minutes of daily exercise you need to reduce your risk for cancer and other diseases can be hard when you're stuck at the hospital or clinic with your loved one. Learn nine ways caregivers can get exercise at MD Anderson.

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My male breast cancer story

July 29, 2015

About 2,200 men in the United States are diagnosed with male breast cancer each year. Ronnie Pace is one of them.

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Broken back to Camelback: Survival from a different point of view

July 27, 2015

Just 10 months after her stem cell transplant at MD Anderson, multiple myeloma survivor Jennifer Davis climbed to the top of Camelback Mountain in Arizona. After her myeloma diagnosis, she never would have believed this was possible.

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Sacred circles and holy images: Helping cancer patients and caregivers heal through art

July 24, 2015

Artist Lynn Randolph helps patients and families in MD Anderson's palliative care unit create art. In the process, Lynn, who lost her husband to cancer, also has found healing herself.

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16 things cancer patients and survivors want newly diagnosed patients to know

July 23, 2015

A cancer diagnosis can be overwhelming, scary and lonely. Here, current cancer patients and survivors share advice for coping with your diagnosis.

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Autologous stem cell transplant survivor: What to expect

July 21, 2015

When multiple myeloma survivor Karen Fore talks to other myeloma patients, they often ask about the stem cell transplant process and her experience with an autologous stem cell transplant. Find out what she tells them

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What to say to someone with cancer

July 16, 2015

It can be hard to find the right words when a friend or loved one receives a cancer diagnosis. Read what MD Anderson's Facebook community recommends when it comes to what to say to someone with cancer.

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Gratitude for mammograms and stereotactic ablative radiosurgery

July 14, 2015

When Judith Miller was diagnosed with lung cancer after doctors found a spot on her mammogram, her oncologist at MD Anderson recommended she participate in a clinical trial using stereotactic ablative radiosurgery. This non-invasive lung cancer treatment option allowed her to receive targeted radiation for three days without any side effects.

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Winning my battle against multiple myeloma

July 13, 2015

Karen Fore blamed her fatigue, weight loss and fuzzy brain on stress. But it turned out to be multiple myeloma, which MD Anderson doctors treated with chemotherapy, a clinical trial and a stem cell transplant.

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Sarcoma survivor: "Don't wait to live"

July 09, 2015

Bethany Brown was only 20 years old and about to start nursing school when she received an unexpected sarcoma diagnosis. Though she's had nine sarcoma recurrences and is still receiving chemotherapy, she's learned the importance of living her life even when she doesn't feel 100% healthy.

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AML survivor: Don't put off your physical exam

July 08, 2015

Gillian Kruse counts herself lucky that she took the time to get a physical exam even though she felt healthy. That physical led to her acute myeloid leukemia (AML) diagnosis.

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Facing a BRCA1 mutation and breast cancer at age 30

July 06, 2015

Mariana Torrado was only 30 when she was diagnosed with breast cancer. As she learned through genetic testing, it was a BRCA1 genetic mutation that caused her cancer -- and put several family members at increased risk for the same disease.

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Finding meaning in my life after my husband's death

June 30, 2015

When her husband died of hemangiopericytoma, Lindi Senez knew she had to find new meaning in her life for her and her son. Find out what she's learned in her first year as a widow.

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My journey from MD Anderson dietitian to caregiver

June 29, 2015

When MD Anderson dietitian Debra Ruzensky's husband was diagnosed with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, she learned what it's like to be a cancer caregiver at MD Anderson.

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An MD Anderson time capsule

June 25, 2015

Founded in 2000, the Historical Resources Center is a collection of books, photographs, papers and artifacts about MD Anderson and the people who helped build the cancer center we know today.

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Are you at Risk For Colorectal Cancer?

  • 2nd leading cause of cancer deaths for men and women combined
  • Colonoscopies not only discover cancer, but can also stop cancer
  • 50% of Americans still do not get colonoscopy reimbursement
  • Colon cancer research is still vastly under-funded

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September 12

2nd Annual Scope It Out 5K Denver

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