Every day, cancer patients from around the world walk through the doors of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, with one word on their mind: Hope. Hope that no matter the cancer diagnosis, they will receive the best cancer treatment available from a group of caring and compassionate staff. Hope that they will one day walk back out those doors as a cancer survivor. Statistics and rankings may tell one side of the story of a great hospital, but the real story is told by the patients that experience it firsthand. Listen as some of our patients express their feelings about MD Anderson, the treatment they received and how the employees made a difficult experience as easy and comforting as possible. Read more stories from MD Anderson patients: Request an appointment at MD Anderson:


For Mary Sue David, It’s not just about getting through her treatment for stage IV ovarian cancer; it’s about living her life and thriving. Cancer survivor Mary Sue shares her journey with cancer, which has included breast and ovarian cancer. She talks about her initial fears from her diagnosis, her cancer treatment and how she stays upbeat, living one day at a time. Visit to read more about Mary Sue's story.

About Oncology Associates Oncology Associates provides personalized cancer care and treatment at two Omaha clinics, as well as at clinics in Blair and Norfolk, Nebraska. Please visit to learn more about their approach to treating cancer.

The physicians of Oncology Associates include:

* Stephen J. Lemon, MD

* Irina E. Popa, MD

* Laxmi Narayana R. Buddharaju, MD ("Dr. Budd")

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To say that this guy is BEYOND AMAZING is a huge, HUGE understatement!!!!!

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After conquering my biggest hurdle, the New York City Marathon in November 2014, I return to Central Park one year later to relive an emotional finish to the 26.2 mile (42 kilometre journey).

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Instagram / Twitter - @jwalkerfit Last year, I was diagnosed with a brain tumor. Here is what happened next. Prior to my first Neurosurgeon appointment, I started documenting key events on camera. This is my journey from diagnosis, through surgery and into life beyond the brain cancer illness. In what was a challenging and life-altering time, I've learned so much about myself and what I want my future to hold. Completing the New York Marathon last November provided the catalyst to launch a fitness journey where I push my body to its limits and prove to myself that willpower can conquer physical demons. Triathlons are next on the agenda, beginning with a training trip to the


Before passing away from her cancer, Abigail Smith left behind a message that's so inspiring, it might just make you break down. Her faith was unshakable. She was sincerely amazing, check out her Facebook page here.


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Carolyn Bivens had recently finished her breast cancer treatment when she and her husband decided they were ready to adopt a dog. That’s when they rescued 13-pound Monster, a two-and-a-half-year old Havanese. Before long, the Bivens sensed that Monster might be destined for a more than being a family pet.

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