Patient registration at MD Anderson Cancer Center

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Welcome to MD Anderson Cancer Center. In this video, we will explain what to expect during your first visit. Your Patient Access Specialist is one of the first people you will meet. She/he will take you through the registration process, and then you will meet with your care team. We look forward to caring for you and providing exceptional customer service. Call 1-877-632-6789 to make an appointment or visit

Medical and financial clearance at MD Anderson Cancer Center

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At MD Anderson Cancer Center, we understand that finding out you have cancer is a stressful time. We want to make it easy to set appointments with our experts. To help with this process, a Patient Access Specialist will speak with you to learn more about your medical condition and insurance coverage. In this video, we will explain our financial and medical clearance process, including options for those who don’t have insurance. Thank you for trusting us with your care. We are here for you....

Becoming a patient at MD Anderson Cancer Center

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Thank you for considering MD Anderson Cancer Center for your cancer care. We see and treat a variety of patients, including the newly diagnosed, those who have received previous cancer treatment, those who simply suspect they have cancer, and those who may be interested in our cancer prevention services. This video will give you an overview of what to expect when becoming a new patient. Together with our patients, our care teams, employees and volunteers are united in one goal of Making...

Exercises for the cancer patient - full video

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Carol Harrison, senior exercise physiology technologist at MD Anderson Cancer Center, guides the cancer patient through exercises that will strengthen the abdominal & back, chest and legs. For more information, please visit: .

Breast cancer patients offers health tips

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Exercise, healthy diet and doing activities to keep you mentally alert are just some of the tips MD Anderson breast cancer patient, Doris Thomas, offers in this video.

Diagnostic testing before cancer treatment

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Before starting cancer treatment, breast cancer patient Doris Thomas went through a series of tests at MD Anderson Cancer Center, all in one day. Since MD Anderson is a multidisciplinary hospital, it is typical for tests to be scheduled and completed under one roof in one day. Tests performed include an echocardiogram, lung CT scan, lab work and brain MRI.

Breast cancer patient shares thoughts on starting treatment

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Three time cancer survivor (ductal carcinoma, bladder and now invasive lobular carcinoma) discusses how she is feeling now, what she plans to keep doing and what she will change as she goes through her chemotherapy treatment.

New solution for therapeutic cancer vaccine failure

submitted by: mdanderson Vaccines designed to turn the immune system against cancer have been logically constructed and tested against many cancers. Almost all have failed or shown minimal effect. They spark creation of killer T cells against the cancer, but generally have little effect on tumors, both in patients and mouse models. Willem Overwijk, Ph.D., and colleagues at MD Anderson discovered that a common vaccine component is...

Colon Cancer: Prevention and Screening - iBook

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G.S. Raju, M.D., wrote an iBook coverinag all aspects of colon cancer from prevention to treatment to survivorship. The iBook is available for free download from iTunes: Like us on Facebook and learn from more experts like Dr. Raju.

MD Anderson's employee choir spreads holiday cheer

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MD Anderson's employee choir celebrates the holidays in song. A recent performance included traditional favorites and choral arrangements that capture the spirit of the season.

The choir comprises a diverse group of MD Anderson employees, whose goal is to have fun and share the joy of music with patients, visitors and colleagues.