Cancer Control and Prevention

  • Commentary: I'm a Better Physician 'Thanks' to Cancer

    The last thing a nonsmoking asymptomatic female physician expects during her usual hourly aerobic exercise is a phone call from her internist about a “spiculated lung nodule.” There was no need for the rest of the radiologist’s sentence: “suspicious for malignancy.”

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  • Texas Voters Approve Renewed Funding for Cancer Research

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    Voters statewide overwhelmingly approved Proposition 6 on Tuesday to continue funding for the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT), the state's cancer-fighting agency.

    Texas' Ongoing Battle Against Cancer Just Got New Life  
  • The Financial Burden of Cancer Care

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    As a board-certified radiation oncologist, I’m trained to know all about cancer and its physical effects on people. Similarly, as a board-certified hospice and palliative care physician, I am well-versed about the psychosocial and spiritual trials patients go through, especially at the end of life. But a recent study I read stopped me in my tracks with a disturbing finding: Cancer is bankrupting an astounding number of patients.

    Cancer is Bankrupting an Astounding Number of Patients  

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  • Featured On-Demand Cancer CME

    See more on-demand cancer CME courses in the TMA Education Center.

    See enduring materials and Conferences and Events from MD Anderson Cancer Center.