Christina Leslie and John Petrini
Announcement
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Thursday, February 12, 2015

MSK’s Functional Genomics Initiative will enable basic scientists to take full advantage of the massive amount of data produced by tumor sequencing.

Pills
Support
By Ingrid Strauch, BA, Freelance Writer  |  Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Keeping track of a large array of medications can be challenging. These tips will help ensure that you use them properly.

Cancer Care
Imaging test
Q&A
By Esther Napolitano, BS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Medical physicist Lawrence Dauer explains what you should know about the use and safety of tests such as CT scans that use radiation to obtain images of the body.

Pictured: Michael Zelefsky
In the Clinic
By Eva Kiesler, PhD and Jim Stallard, MA
Monday, February 2, 2015

Researchers call for intensified efforts to help men with prostate cancer quit smoking after a recent MSK study revealed that patients who smoke during radiation therapy face a higher risk of both having the disease return and dying from it.

Epigenetics
Q&A
By Eva Kiesler, PhD, Science Writer/Editor  |  Friday, January 30, 2015

An experimental drug for acute myelogenous leukemia might potentially help many more patients than previously thought by controlling epigenetic processes, according to a recent MSK study.

In the Clinic
By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Wednesday, January 28, 2015

An annual report from an influential cancer group highlights three MSK studies that have advanced cancer research.

Pictured: Jaspreet Sandhu and Laura Leddy
Support
By Jennifer Castoro, BA, Managing/Copy Editor  |  Monday, January 26, 2015

Urinary problems like incontinence and overactive bladder can be an issue for cancer survivors. At MSK, our surgeons can offer a range of solutions.

Pictured: José Baselga
Video
By Memorial Sloan Kettering  |  Thursday, January 15, 2015

MSK Physician-in-Chief José Baselga discusses the amazing progress that has been made in fighting cancer.

Pictured: Clifford Hudis
In the News
By Jennifer Castoro, BA, Managing/Copy Editor  |  Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Experts warn that the nation’s weight problem could significantly raise cancer risk — and awareness of the link between the two is lacking.

Dentist Sae Hee Kim
Support
By Maureen Salamon, BA, Freelance Writer  |  Thursday, January 8, 2015

MSK dentist Sae Hee Kim discusses how cancer treatment can affect the teeth and gums and offers tips on how people with cancer can care for them.

Sandra D’Angelo and Jedd Wolchok
In the Clinic
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Tuesday, January 6, 2015

A new treatment for advanced melanoma is the latest promising advance in immunotherapy tested in large part by our scientists.

Stained pathology slides of a patient’s tumor (right) and of an organoid made from that tumor (left).
In the Lab
By Christina Pernambuco-Holsten, MA, Managing Web Editor  |  Tuesday, December 30, 2014

From tropical plants and 3-D snapshots of worms to tiny particles that light up tumors, here’s a glimpse at some of the fascinating work MSK researchers pursued in 2014 as part of our quest to advance cancer science.

Pictured: Cooper
Slide Show
By Jennifer Castoro, BA, Managing/Copy Editor  |  Tuesday, December 23, 2014

The loving pets in our therapy dog program offer comfort to patients and their families.

Cancer Care
Pictured: Peter Kingham
Perspective
By Peter Kingham, MD, Surgical Oncologist  |  Monday, December 15, 2014

Our top cancer specialists come together to consult on complex cases at weekly Disease Management Team meetings.

Pictured: Eytan Stein
In the Clinic
By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Thursday, December 11, 2014

An experimental drug for blood cancers with certain genetic mutations is showing promise in early-stage trials.

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