Latest Cancer Research & News

Latest news from the Cancer Blog at MD Anderson Cancer Center

How CrossFit helped me get in shape after testicular cancer

March 02, 2015

After testicular cancer treatment, Shane Scott was overweight and needed to get back in shape. CrossFit turned out to be exactly what he needed.

Read More »

10 ways to ease stress and anxiety during cancer treatment

February 27, 2015

Whether you have an upcoming CT scan or are expecting news from your doctor, waiting can cause anxiety, worry and stress. So, we asked our Facebook community how they cope with the stress or anxiety before an important scan or appointment. Here's what they had to say.

Read More »

Why I celebrate 'cancerversaries' after TNBC

February 26, 2015

Bree Sandlin was diagnosed with TNBC but after eight months of cancer treatment, she was declared cancer-free. Now she celebrates each 'cancerversary" with a new adventure, whether its climbing Mount Kilimanjaro or running a marathon.

Read More »

How my cancer journey became my family's cancer journey

February 25, 2015

Jaymee Fiskum wasn't the only facing an ALCL diagnosis in May 2013. Her entire family and her boyfriend took on her cancer journey as if it were their own.

Read More »

How our Suspicion of Cancer Clinic helps patients

February 24, 2015

Mary Ann Weiser Suspicion of Cancer Clinic was created in 2001 and named for a former MD Anderson doctor who wanted to focus on detecting cancer at its earliest stages.

Read More »

Why I vaccinate my sons against HPV

February 23, 2015

As a cervical cancer survivor, Linda Ryan has tried to protect her two sons from cancer. One way she's doing that is through the HPV vaccine.

Read More »

Physical therapist brings songs and dance to cancer patients

February 20, 2015

When Jasia Russell saw the impact physical therapy can have on a patient, she decided to become a physical therapist and work with cancer patients.

Read More »

Getting to know our head of clinical operations, Bob Brigham

February 19, 2015

Bob Brigham, our new senior vice president for Hospital and Clinics, is excited about his new role -- and supporting our mission to end cancer.

Read More »

Seizing the moment after my melanoma recurrence

February 18, 2015

After Kate Boone received a second melanoma diagnosis, she came to MD Anderson for her melanoma treatment. Her journey has taught her to be bold and take risks.

Read More »

How we're changing - with help from our patients

February 17, 2015

Five years ago, Gary Bentz came to MD Anderson to complete his cancer treatment. Now he's back for a different reason. He's volunteering to help us programs to improve the patient experience on our Patient and Family Advisory Council.

Read More »

What does a patient services coordinator do?

February 16, 2015

Patient services coordinators check patients in at the front desk and keeps them updated on the status of their appointments while they wait. But they do much more than that.

Read More »

What a Houston breast cancer survivor learned from her family

February 12, 2015

When Barbara Kielaszek was diagnosed with breast cancer, she knew right away she was going to stay close to home. She scheduled her appointment for her mastectomy at MD Anderson in Houston.

Read More »

What I'd like to tell my pre-cancer self

February 11, 2015

Stephanie Madsen decided to write a letter to herself just before she was diagnosed with large cell neuroendocrine cervical cancer.

Read More »

20 ways to feel closer to loved ones during cancer treatment

February 10, 2015

We asked our Facebook community what they do to stay connected with their loved ones during cancer treatment. Here's what they had to say.

Read More »

A melanoma survivor shares what you should know about pregnancy and skin cancer

February 09, 2015

As a melanoma survivor, Amanda Woodward has learned a thing or two about caring for your skin. Here's what she's learned about caring for your skin during pregnancy.

Read More »

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

Events in Your Neighborhood

March 3

Never Too Young Event with Fashion Designer Carmen Marc Valvo

New York, NY
Reason to Party: Never Too Young Event with Fashion Designer Carmen Marc ... Read More »

March 7

Spring in “Blue” Fashion/Fundraiser Hosted by Elie Tahari

McLean, VA 22102
Join Chris4Life at the Elie Tahari store for a Special Evening benefiting ... Read More »

March 10

Team Pamela's Punch Scope It Out 5K Fundraiser

Washington, DC
Join Team Pamela's Punch for a Scope It Out 5K Fundraiser Read More »

Subscribe Follow