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A God Among Us

Today Emily will begin a new clinical trial. We found out about a month ago that the “Trojan Horse” treatment, as we called it, was not producing the desired effect and it was time to move forward with another option. 824 more words


The D-Word (Don’t Be Afraid To Say It)

Death. It is a reality we all will experience.

But when a person faces a serious medical condition, we may be reluctant to speak the words “death” and “dying.” 328 more words

Death And Dying

Houston, We Are Landing

After two weeks of phone calls, e-mails, help from my Dallas partners and from Karmanos to try to get a contact and appointment at MD Anderson to discuss their clinical trials, I finally received a call on Tuesday, March 24 that I had an appointment with the head of gastric oncology two days later, on Thursday, and to show up at 12:30. 1,438 more words

Meditation & Cognitive Therapy Appointments Today

Just finished up at #MDAnderson #IntegratedMedicine. Had a great appointment to work on #meditation with Dr. Alejandro Chaoul!!!! Also…. earlier appointment was with Dr. Powers for #CognitiveTherapy and yes I need therapy, lol :) 27 more words

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New drug shows improvement in survival of advanced thyroid cancer

Article Link: New drug shows improvement in survival of advanced thyroid cancer

MD Anderson Cancer Center, Feb 11, 2015

>>Steven Sherman, M.D: I believe that this will emerge as the drug of choice for front-line therapy of patients with progressive metastatic radioiodine refractory differentiated thyroid cancer. 420 more words

C00-D49 Neoplasms

March 2015 Heart of MD Anderson

MD Anderson Cancer Center,  Mar 2, 2015

>>Roxy Blackburn, Nursing, G18: I have the opportunity as the associate director to intervene patients all the time about their patient experience and Katherine’s name comes up all the time as someone who is extraordinarily compassionate, bring such a joy into her job every day and it is my firm belief that she mitigates suffering in a scale that very few nurses have an opportunity to do. 416 more words

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