Longtime Friends Ring the Bell Together After Breast Cancer Treatments at Memorial Hermann

Martha Maggard and Laura Wong had known each other since the 1990s when they first met while working at the same elementary school. Maggard was a secretary to the principal and Wong was a teacher. After 11 years working together, the women lost touch after Maggard retired. The next time they saw each other was [Continue Reading]

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Keep It Moving: Exercise as the key to health during and beyond cancer treatment

By Dr. Carolina Gutierrez, MD Gone are the days we say “lie down and take it easy” when it comes to cancer treatment. Research findings show how regular exercise is a key part to staying healthy during and beyond cancer treatment. From making healthier food choices to quitting smoking, exercise remains one of the most [Continue Reading]

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In Lauryn’s Memory: Raising Awareness about Childhood Cancers

By Alexandra Becker As a seasoned nurse and now, a clinical coordinator for Women’s Services at Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital, Danielle Criswell has always prided herself on her ability to be both empathetic and professional, helping guide countless families in their health journeys. But when her five-year-old became ill in 2018, Danielle was faced with [Continue Reading]

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Spotlight on Prostate Cancer Awareness Month: Four Things You Need to Know

By Alexandra Becker  Did you know that approximately one out of nine men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetimes, and that prostate cancer is second only to skin cancer as the most common cancer affecting men in the U.S. today? Even more, prostate cancer does not typically present with symptoms, a fact that [Continue Reading]

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Spotlight on National Cancer Survivors Day: Expert and Compassionate Care Help Lillian as she Battles a Glioblastoma

By Alexandra Becker Mike and Erin Callahan can recall the date without hesitation: September 10, 2019. It was the day their daughter had a seizure during class. Prior to that Monday, Lillian, who was just nine years old at the time, had been a picture of health. Active, happy and social, her parents would sometimes [Continue Reading]

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