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Cancer Education

In an effort to keep you informed with accurate and relevant information about cancers in our specialty areas, the Memorial Hermann Cancer Center-Texas Medical Center (TMC) provides this educational resource library of past online seminars and chats given by physicians affiliated with our hospital.

This cancer education center gives you immediate access to an expert's knowledge and insight on a variety of cancers, ranging from skin to ovarian cancers, as well as links to other cancer educational resources.

Follow the Links Below to View Online Seminars and Chats

Patient-Specific Cancer Care

Memorial Hermann Cancer Center physicians work to provide each patient with the most effective cancer treatments. This involves a team of physicians studying each individual tumor and from that research developing a patient-specific therapy that is believed to best combat the disease. View the replay of this webinar to learn more about our Center's cancer care approach, which offers personalized treatment to patients in order to optimize clinical outcomes.

Learn about our patient-specific cancer care

Colorectal cancer is one of the leading causes of cancer-related death and the third most common cancer, excluding skin cancer, among men and women in the U.S. today. Still, early diagnosis often leads to a complete cure of the disease and the death rate from colorectal cancer has been going down steadily for the past 15 years.

Unlike colon cancer, pancreatic cancer is not nearly as frequent, occurring in about 1 in 72 people, but the prognosis is much more grim, with fewer than 4 percent diagnosed alive after 5 years.

Check out this replay of an online presentation on colorectal and pancreatic cancers and learn about the risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment for these two different types of cancers.

Skin Cancer

Skin cancer, including melanoma and non-melanoma, is the most common type of all cancers. While melanoma makes up less than 5 percent of skin cancer cases, it causes the majority of skin cancer deaths and new incidences have been rising steadily for the last 30 years at least.

Learn about individual risk factors, how to protect your skin from UV rays and how to recognize and treat melanoma and other forms of skin cancer by viewing this past webinar presented by a Memorial Hermann Cancer Center - TMC affiliated physician.

View skin cancer webinar

Gynecological and Breast Cancers

Breast and gynecological cancers, such as ovarian and cervical cancers, are a known health threat to women everywhere, which is why its important all women stay informed with the latest information on these cancers. 

Check out this replay of a web chat and learn about the prevention, diagnosis and treatment for a variety of breast and gynecological cancers. Specifically, get an expert doctor's answers to questions regarding the human papillomavirus (HPV) and its vaccine; endometrial, cervical and ovarian cancers; and the importance of screenings such as pap smears and mammograms.


One person is diagnosed with a blood cancer every 4 minutes, making blood cancers such as leukemia and lymphoma diseases that affect the lives of thousands of Americans every year.