Stem cell transplants traditionally have been offered to children and young adults, though the cancers they treat mainly affect people over age 55. Recent advances are making transplants available to patients of all ages.
A one-of-a-kind clinic is curing patients diagnosed with hepatitis C, a leading cause of liver cancer. The virus is on its way to becoming an epidemic, but one MD Anderson doctor is working hard to stop it.
Researchers are testing a new therapy that infuses natural killer cells directly into the brain to treat recurring malignant brain tumors like medulloblastoma, which are the most common malignant brain tumors in children.