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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:

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Download from iTunes: Penile cancer is rare with less than 2,000 men being diagnosed in the US each year and around 26,000 worldwide. If caught early, penile cancer is curable but men tend to ignore symptoms until the disease has advanced. Lance Pagliaro, M.D., professor in Genitourinary Medical Oncology at MD Anderson Cancer Center, discusses the basics, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of penile cancer.


Published on Sep 2, 2016

In an effort to help in the fight to end cancer, Kendra Scott is aligning with The University to Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center for a national Kendra Gives Back event on Sept. 7, 2016 at its nearly 50 stores across the country and online at Throughout the day, Kendra Scott will donate 20% of sales to benefit cancer research and programs at MD Anderson Children’s Cancer Hospital.

More than 40,000 children are treated for cancer each year, but less than 5% of federal funding goes to childhood cancer research. Together with MD Anderson, Kendra Scott raises funds for childhood cancer research. Customers can support this cause by purchasing a special Kendra Scott MD Anderson charm at stores and online throughout the year.


Download from iTunes: Inspired by America's drive a generation ago to put a man on the moon, MD Anderson's Moon Shots Program is a highly-concentrated effort to rapidly and dramatically decrease suffering and death in several major cancers, including acute myelogenous leukemia (AML) and myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS); chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL); lung; melanoma; prostate and two cancers linked at the molecular level: triple-negative breast and ovarian. Focused teams are building on new technology and scientific knowledge that has rapidly expanded in recent years. What is learned with the first moon shot cancers will advance knowledge for all others. Ronald DePinho, M.D., president of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, shares more about this program that's unprecedented in scope and ambition for a single institution.


Fatigue is one of the most common cancer treatment side effects, but it doesn't have to be a part of the cancer journey. Often it's difficult for patients to discuss fatigue with their doctors, but fatigue treatment can help them cope with this side effect, says Carmen Escalante, M.D., director of the Cancer-Related Fatigue Clinic at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. For more information on fatigue treatment, visit MD Anderson's Cancer-Related Fatigue Clinic: Get tips for dealing with cancer-related fatigue:


VISIT: to contribute to the ground-breaking cancer project.

Dr. David Servan-Schreiber, two-time brain cancer survivor, distinguished scientist and best-selling author (Anticancer), has teamed up with the world renowned MD Anderson Cancer Center, to initiate a ground-breaking research project aimed at enhancing standard cancer care around the world. The project's goal is to improve & boost cancer care....forever.

The initiative, led by Lorenzo Cohen, Ph.D., professor of behavioral science and general oncology at MD Anderson, will  examine the effects of an innovative, standardized integrative oncology program based on the model outlined in the book Anticancer, by Dr. Servan-Schreiber.

M. D. Anderson Cancer Center & Anticancer are currently seeking philanthropic funding to advance the goals of the Integrative Medicine Program, and to specifically support the development and testing of a novel, comprehensive integrative oncology intervention.The study will


John Mendelsohn, M.D., president of MD Anderson Cancer Center, discusses how Making Cancer History®: The Campaign to Transform Cancer Care is creating world-class institutes that will help change how we diagnose, treat and prevent cancer.


Raymond DuBois, M.D., Ph.D., provost and executive vice president at MD Anderson Cancer Center, discusses how it's possible to evaluate some cancer patients' tumors and prescribe more effective treatments based on those people's specific genetic makeup.