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Sarcoma survivor finds hope in multidisciplinary care

June 28, 2016

Zulema Arroyo-Farley originally sought soft-tissue sarcoma treatment close to home in New York, but a desire for multidisciplinary care that would address her other health issues led her to MD Anderson. Today, she says the care she's received

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Less invasive surgery gets a triathlete back on track

June 27, 2016

When triathlete Maria Lea De Jesus was diagnosed with cervical cancer, she feared being sidelined. But a less invasive clinical trial helped her get back to her sport.

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A non-Hodgkin's diagnosis, then 'Hope'

June 24, 2016

Brian Ross had just learned he was going to be a father when he received his non-Hodgkin's lymphoma diagnosis. But he found hope and comfort at MD Anderson.

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Li-Fraumeni syndrome caregiver: “Cancer can’t have every day”

June 23, 2016

Because three members of the Ferguson family have Li-Fraumeni syndrome, cancer is hard to escape. But even during daughter Alyssa's medulloblastoma treatment, they're focusing on enjoying life.

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Oligodendroglioma survivor: Doctor, consider it done

June 21, 2016

When Denham Turner was diagnosed with anaplastic oligodendroglioma at age 27, he discovered the importance of following his doctors' orders.

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Nursing assistant doubles as daughter’s caregiver

June 20, 2016

When nursing assistant Elsa So's daughter was diagnosed with ovarian cancer and uterine cancer, she used her skills as a nurse to help her as a caregiver.

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Throat cancer survivor encourages HPV vaccination

June 17, 2016

No one was more surprised than Bill Earthman when he was diagnosed with throat cancer caused by HPV two years ago.

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Meditation: The antidote for stress

June 15, 2016

Relaxation techniques, such as meditation, can help you better cope with stress. Learn how to get started with meditation.

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After appendix cancer, celebrating the little things

June 14, 2016

After Ivanna Kern was diagnosed with appendix cancer, she learned the importance of celebrating the little things in life. Read about how she celebrates life now.

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How yoga helped an AML survivor recover

June 13, 2016

While AML patient Judy Waxman was recovering from a stem cell transplant, she found hope through yoga.

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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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