How Volunteering Brought Light to a Dark Ovarian Cancer Diagnosis

By Meredith Whittemore Barbara Frisbie greets visitors with a smile every week at Canopy – A Cancer Survivorship Center at Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Medical Center. What you wouldn’t realize at first glance is that she’s been battling ovarian cancer for more than 10 years. In 2007, Frisbie says she lost a lot of weight and [Continue Reading]

This Prostate Cancer Survivor Has Important Advice for Other Men

By Meredith Whittemore Larry Yeglin isn’t afraid to share the story of his cancer journey. “I’ve found many men are reluctant to talk about prostate cancer. Luckily for me, a good friend of mine mentored me through the process. Now I hope to do the same for others,” says Yeglin. It was 2015 when blood work [Continue Reading]

These Deadly Cancers Are on the Rise: Are You at Risk?

By Jade Waddy Recent stories in the media have highlighted two types of cancer that are on the rise in the United States. We asked two physicians affiliated with Memorial Hermann to comment on this news and how you should use it during your next doctor’s visit. New Guidelines on Colon and Rectal Cancer Screenings The [Continue Reading]

Thankful for My (Cancer-free) Dad This Father’s Day

By Melissa Stephenson The thick silence filled the car as my sister, Amanda, and I drove to pick up our brother and his wife from the airport. Everyone’s New Year’s Day plans had been drastically changed, and my brother managed to reroute his flight to be with us during one of our family’s hardest nights. [Continue Reading]