Archive for February 2019

Heart-Healthy Recipe

In honor of Cancer Prevention Month, we want to share healthy tips to raise awareness on lowering cancer risk. According to the American Institute for Cancer Research, 40 percent of cancers can be prevented through healthy eating, exercise and lifestyle changes. Here are a few simple lifestyle changes that can become healthy habits: Add some…

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What is Tai Chi?

We understand that cancer can be overwhelming, so we offer free group classes such as yoga, meditation, qigong and tai chi to help through treatment. These types of therapies or exercises are known to help patients cope with cancer, side effects, pain, depression and anxiety. Eva Boatwright, a caregiver at the MD Anderson Proton Therapy…

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MD Anderson Machinists Making Cancer History

On-site machine shop In the lower level of the MD Anderson Proton Therapy Center, you can find the on-site machine shop team busy producing personalized compensators and apertures. The devices are an essential component in providing precise and effective treatment to each proton therapy patient. Meet the team The machine shop team is compromised of…

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