Mendelsohn Reflects On MD Anderson's #1 U.S. News Ranking

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President John Mendelsohn, M.D., reflects on the center's ranking as the top hospital for cancer care as determined by U.S. News & World Report's "Best Hospitals" survey.

MD Anderson Leadership Credits Employees For Top U.S. News Ranking

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MD Anderson leadership react and thank employees for once again being ranked #1 in cancer by U.S. News & World Report's "Best Hospitals" survey for 2011.

What's Measured In The U.S. News Ranking

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Thomas Burke, M.D., executive vice president and physician-in-chief, talks about MD Anderson signature care as recognized by U.S. News & World Report's "Best Hospitals" survey.

Colonoscopy Introduction

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All month long, in honor of Colon Cancer awareness, Dr. Raju, in the department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, is answering colonoscopy questions on facebook via video from his computer here at MD Anderson.

The Importance of Good Colonoscopy Preparation

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Colon and prostate cancer survivor Robert Ellis talks about preparing for a colonoscopy and the importance of following your doctors' recommendations.

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Dr. G.S. Raju says "You don't want to hear, your prep was not good, we have to do it again."

Colon Cancer Patient Talks About The Surgery

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Prior to starting treatment for his prostate cancer Robert Ellis was instructed by his oncologist to get a colonosopy. During the procedure dangerous polyps were found and removed. With large polyps it is often challenging to remove them without damaging the surrounding colon. G.S. Raju M.D. explains the procedure, and how doctors at MD Anderson remove these tumors, repair the colon and complete the procedures to provide for quick recovery.

Endoscopic Repair of Colon Perforations

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G.S. Raju, M.D., talks about colon perforation repair. The history and the procedure.

Hope on the Horizon for Pancreatic Cancer Patients

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Clinical Trial: http://1.usa.gov/PncreasCncr Milind Javle, M.D., associate professor in the Department of Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology at MD Anderson Cancer Center, is offering hope for those faced with pancreatic cancer. Javle is leading a new clinical trial which targets the rapid growth of pancreatic cancer cells. This trial is testing the standard treatment with a new antibody that has shown promising results in the laboratory. Javle says it is believed that every pancreatic...

Unsung Hero: Maritza Valero

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Meet Maritza Valero. She began her journey at MD Anderson six years ago. With a degree in dentistry, Maritza's six-month volunteer position unexpectedly redirected her career path. She's now a supervisor in the Appearances shop in Mays Clinic. Appearances offers breast forms, bras and other specialty items for cancer patients

Patient Education Classes for Cancer Patients

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Like many patients, Chanel was having bothersome side effects from chemotherapy. While waiting for an appointment, she noticed the Patient Education Class Calendar, and decided to attend the upcoming class, "What You Can Do About Treatment Side Effects." The Patient Education Office collaborates with clinical staff to provide cancer patients, caregivers and the general public with accurate, reliable information to help them make intelligent decisions about cancer care. Services include...