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Q & A

Think You’re Too Old to Get the HPV Vaccine to Prevent Cancer? Maybe Not

Learn from an MSK expert what people over 26 should know about getting the HPV vaccine to protect themselves from several forms of cancer.

doctor and patient

Feature

Training for the Future: A Day in the Life of a Surgical Fellow

Meet one of MSK’s gynecologic oncology fellows. Learn what it’s like to be part of an intensive training program alongside leaders in cancer care and research.

MSK gynecologic oncology fellow Emeline Aviki

In the Lab

Researchers Discover How T Cells Cause Post-Transplant Damage

Innovative imaging techniques shed light on intestinal damage that occurs after bone marrow transplant.

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In The Clinic

Study Asks: Are Women Missing Out on BRCA Testing?

Results from a study of women with breast and ovarian cancer show surprisingly low rates of genetic testing.

doctor and patient

In the Lab

Researchers Report Milestone in Use of Artificial Intelligence in Pathology

MSK researchers developed an artificial intelligence system to detect cancer on digitized microscope slides.

Thomas Fuchs

Finding

Whether a BRCA Mutation Leads to Cancer Depends on Context, Study Finds

Sometimes a BRCA mutation is just along for the ride, rather than driving a tumor’s development.

Computational biologist Barry Taylor discusses findings of a new study about BRCA genes.

Q&A

Keeping Patients out of the Hospital: MSK Geriatrics Specialist Explains the Keys to Caring for Older People with Cancer

An MSK geriatrician discusses the importance of helping older people with cancer manage their treatment and symptoms.

Old man lying in hospital bed being spoken to by nurse

Announcement

Respected Physician and Researcher George J. Bosl Named Memorial Sloan Kettering's First Ombudsperson, a Confidential Resource for Staff

Learn about George Bosl, who will become MSK's first ombudsperson.

George Bosl

In the Lab

Scientists Develop a Tool to Watch a Single Gene Being Transcribed in a Living Cell

A new imaging technology developed at MSK allows researchers to focus on genes as they are copied into messenger RNA.

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In the Lab

Drug That Hits CAR T Snooze Button Can Quiet a Cytokine Storm

An FDA-approved drug used to treat leukemia can serve as a temporary off switch for CAR T cells, MSK scientists have found.

cartoon of man hitting a snooze button