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Spotlight on Outpatient Oncology Social Workers

MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper has four dedicated outpatient oncology social workers who help patients with psychosocial, emotional, financial and other barriers to care. Our outpatient oncology social workers help patients with a variety of issues from giving information on how those eligible can access transportation assistance, to providing materials to help parents discuss [...]

Posted on 12 February 2016 | 5:17 pm

Heart Health During Chemotherapy

Patients undergoing cancer treatments may have an increased risk of heart disease and high blood pressure. Fortunately, heart complications associated with cancer treatments are very rare.

Posted on 12 February 2016 | 4:51 pm

Celiac Disease … When Abdominal Complaints Persist

Celiac disease is an autoimmune condition in which the ingestion of gluten causes damage to the small intestine in genetically predisposed individuals. Gluten is a protein which is found in wheat, barley, and rye.

Posted on 4 February 2016 | 6:59 pm

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Researchers Probe Colombia's Claim of No Birth Defects Linked to Zika

Major public health institutions say it's too soon to tell whether the report is accurate.

Another STD Spurs Concern

British study concludes Mycoplasma genitalium infection is transmitted through sexual contact.

Women With Asthma May Be Prone to Fertility Problems: Study

It might take longer to get pregnant and that difficulty increases with age, research suggests.

Gene Discovery Could Point to New Lyme Disease Test: Study

Researchers say patients have tell-tale genetic signatures, even after taking antibiotics.