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Cancer: What You Need to Know

The author identifies the 10 common mistakes patients and families make and how to overcome them, and his clear and concise writing makes complicated medical terms and concepts easy to understand.

Immune: How Your Body Defends and Protects You

Drawing on everything from ancient Egyptian medical texts to cutting-edge medical science, this book takes readers on an adventure packed with weird and wonderful facts about their own defense mechanisms.

Cancer Hates Kisses

The author, a breast cancer survivor, wrote this picture book to give other parents and their children an encouraging tool for having conversations about cancer—a lovingly upbeat book that is also refreshingly authentic and straightforward. With its simple text and heartwarming illustrations, the book is relatable to any type of cancer.

Spoiler Alert: The Hero Dies

In the book, the author chronicles his nearly 14-year relationship with his late husband from the moment they met in 2001 until his untimely death in 2015 after an 11-month battle with a rare form of cancer, neuroendocrine carcinoma of the anal canal.

Medicare for Dummies

This guide will help you navigate the complicated, often confusing maze of the Medicare system. In simple language, with clear step-by-step instructions, the book helps you determine how and when to enroll, avoid costly mistakes, and find a plan that is right for you and your family.

100 Questions & Answers About HIV and AIDS

Whether you're a newly diagnosed patient or a friend or relative of someone suffering from HIV or AIDS, this book can help. Offering both doctor and patient perspectives, this fourth edition provides authoritative and practical answers to the most commonly asked questions by patients and their loved ones.

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PIKNIC: Fecal Microbiota Transplantation - Why it may be beneficial to your health
February 20, 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
Mays Learning Center, ACB2.1120
Mimi Wang, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Gastroenterology,  Hepatology and Nutrition

PIKNIC: Your experience matters - tips for navigating MD Anderson
February 27, 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
Mays Learning Center, ACB2.1120
Kathryn Brooks
Program Manager, Strategic Communication-Internal
Colleen Jernigan, PhD
Clinical Administrative Director, Sarcoma Center

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