Houston's Hospital International Outreach

The M.D. Anderson Cancer Center has an international marketing office that helps patients overseas determine treatment options available in Houston. The medical group provides experimental therapies as well as treatments not available in all countries.

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Because of the volume of international patients who visit M.D. Anderson, the medical group even has its own travel agency. Wendeline Jongenburger is director of International Business Development and Marketing at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center.

Jongenburger says many Canadians, for example, seek treatment south of their border. Jongenburger says the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center offers research-based patient care and therapies not available outside of Houston.

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