Since Constance Hill was first diagnosed with cervical cancer in her early 30s, she's undergone a radical hysterectomy, radiation, chemotherapy and brachytherapy, and enrolled in two clinical trials.

"If the HPV vaccine was available when I was younger, I believe I wouldn't have to go through all of this," she says.

Watch her story. #CancerMoonshot #endcancer
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“When I was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2013, I remember thinking that if someone in our family had to face this disease, I was glad it was me. Today, it’s not. It’s my precious baby boy.”

Read how Emmie Gooch’s own breast cancer journey has enabled her to help her eight-year-old son through cancer. #endcancer
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How my breast cancer journey helped me support my son

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“Often people think that they need to eat a lot more or that they can make unhealthy choices because they’re exercising,” says Lindsey Wohlford, our employee wellness dietitian. But that’s not the case.

Here’s what Wohlford recommends eating before and after a workout. #endcancer
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“I have MD Anderson on my side and I know they can take care of it, so I’m not worried,” says Paulette Spivey. “I’m going to enjoy this as long as possible, and I’m going to be happy and excited.

Learn how MD Anderson helped solve the mystery of why Paulette still had cancer after two previous thyroid cancer surgeries – and why she can finally say she has no evidence of metastatic disease.... View more »
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Second opinion, thyroid cancer surgery finally put survivor in remission

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Being a survivor of four separate brain metastases is a big part of J.P. Rodriguez’s identity – and of how he helps others. “I can let them know that you can make it,” he says. “You can have your life back.”

Read his story. #endcancer
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Metastatic melanoma survivor gives hope to new patients

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Our Dr. Katy Rezvani and Dr. Elizabeth Shpall are trying a completely different approach to engineering cells. By using natural killer cells from umbilical cord blood donated by women who’ve just given birth, we’re exploring how to treat relapsed or treatment-resistant leukemia and non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma patients.

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Companies Rush to Develop ‘Utterly Transformative’ Gene Therapies

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"Any treatment to the prostate can produce unwanted side effects," says our Dr. Brian Chapin.

Learn what else you should know if your partner is diagnosed with prostate cancer. #endcancer
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What to Do if Your Partner Is Diagnosed With Prostate Cancer

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Cammie Shaddock’s glioblastoma diagnosis came suddenly. She had no pain or headaches, but on Oct. 3, 2016, she had difficulty communicating and texting. Her son, a physician, suggested she get a CT Scan. The radiologist confirmed she had a large brain tumor.

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Cammie Shaddock’s glioblastoma diagnosis came suddenly She had no pain or headaches

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Pancreatic cancer often doesn’t cause symptoms in its early stages, making it challenging to detect and diagnose. While it accounts for only 2% of cancers diagnosed in the U.S. each year, it is the 3rd most common cause of cancer-related deaths in the country.

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Pancreatic Cancer Moon Shot

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If you receive chemotherapy or radiation therapy, you may develop neutropenia because the cancer treatments prevent the production of a type of white blood cell that helps your body fight infection. Find out more about this side effect. #endcancer
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Cancer treatment side effect: Neutropenia

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Considering a stem cell transplant and wondering how they work and what to expect? Get answers in our interview with Dr. Borje S. Andersson. #endcancer
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Understanding stem cell transplants

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“I wasn’t going to give up. If there’s any chance, I’m going to take it,” Maria Newhouse recalls telling herself when she was diagnosed with breast cancer.

Learn how her dad’s earlier cancer journey, along with her care team at MD Anderson in Sugar Land, gave her reason to hope. #endcancer
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Breast cancer patient finds hope in father’s cancer journey

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Pushpa Damle struggled to find hope after she was diagnosed with lung cancer. But that changed after myCancerConnection – our one-on-one support program – connected her with another woman who’d overcome stage IV lung cancer many years earlier.

“After that, I thought, ‘OK, I can do this,’” says Pushpa, who received treatment at MD Anderson in Sugar Land. #endcancer
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Non-small cell lung cancer survivor: Cancer taught me compassion

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For Topgolf employee Len Turpin, the fight to #endcancer is personal. Len's father joined an early MD Anderson immunotherapy clinical trial in 1982, and he's still going strong 35 years later.

“Our daughter Sage was born on March 9,” Len says. “If it hadn’t been for MD Anderson, Dad wouldn’t have been here to see her.”
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For melanoma survivor’s son, MD Anderson-Topgolf corporate alliance is personal

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“It might be your first time going through brain tumor treatment, but it’s not ours,” says Dr. Jeffrey Weinberg from MD Anderson Brain and Spine.

Learn about brain tumor treatment, including options for treating glioblastoma, in this Q&A with Weinberg and Dr. John de Groot, co-leader of our Glioblastoma Moon Shot. #CancerMoonshot #endcancer
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“Don’t let the diagnosis scare you beyond the initial shock,” says Suzanne Stone, a glioblastoma survivor who’s now preparing for her next 5K.

“Be stubborn. Deal with the cancer, and find doctors you can trust. Don’t be afraid to ask for support, and don’t give up.” #endcancer
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Glioblastoma survivor keeps running

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Immunotherapy is a new cancer treatment that works by training the immune system to attack cancer. Some of its earliest successes have come in the way we treat melanoma.

Listen to our Dr. Sapna Patel talk about how immunotherapy is being used to treat metastatic melanoma. #CancerMoonshot #endcancer
Immunotherapy is a new cancer treatment that works by training the immune

Cancer Newsline podcast: Immunotherapy and melanoma

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