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Event

Thriving after Blood and Marrow Transplants: The 24th Annual Celebration of Life at MSK

Memorial Sloan Kettering hosted its 24th annual “Thrivers” celebration to honor the patients, staff, and caregivers of the MSK Bone Marrow Transplantation (BMT) Service.

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Announcement

GSK Students Receive Fellowships for the 2019-2020 Academic Year

Gerstner Sloan Kettering recognizes student research by annually awarding the Grayer Fellowships, the Olayan Fellowship, the Robert B. Catell Fellowship, the Palestin Fellowship, and the Geoffrey Beene Graduate Student Fellowships.

Feature

How to Stop the Fear of Cancer in Its Tracks

Discover ways to manage the fear around developing cancer.

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In the Clinic

Masters of the Master Gland: Inside MSK’s Multidisciplinary Pituitary and Skull Base Tumor Center

Learn what sets care for pituitary tumors apart from the rest at Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Multidisciplinary Pituitary and Skull Base Tumor Center.

Clinical nurse Jenna Longo, neuroendocrinologist Eliza Geer, neurosurgeon Viviane Tabar, and head and neck surgeon Marc Cohen

How Parents Can Help Their Kids Get Ready to Go Back to School after Cancer

Find out how parents can help children who have finished cancer treatment feel ready for school again.

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Q & A

8 Questions with Valerie Rusch: Lung Cancer Surgeon Reflects on Advances and Providing Excellent Care

Learn about MSK thoracic surgeon Valerie Rusch and her approach to treating people with lung cancer and other tumors of the chest.

Thoracic surgeon Valerie Rusch

In The News

FDA Recommends Including Men in Breast Cancer Trials

The recommendation comes in the form of draft guidelines open for public comment until October 2019.

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Finding

Scientists See Potential in Cellular “Death by Iron” for Cancer Treatment

This form of cell death is called ferroptosis, and certain cancer cells are especially vulnerable to it.

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Ask the Expert

How to Ease Pre-Visit Anxiety: Tips from the MSK Community

We asked. You answered. Get advice from members of the MSK community on dealing with and alleviating anxiety.

Tips from the MSK Community