On Cancer

Share
Print
and/or
1446 Blog posts found

In the News

Updates from SABCS 2019: Detection and Screening, Immunotherapy Advances, and Therapy Resistance

About two dozen MSK physicians and researchers shared their work at the world’s leading breast cancer conference, held annually in San Antonio.

A presentation stage at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium.

In the News

Year in Review: 10 Important Clinical Research Discoveries in 2019

As we approach the end of 2019, learn about some of the biggest advances in clinical research made this year at MSK.

Memorial Sloan Kettering medical oncologist Eileen O’Reilly

In the Clinic

Targeted Drug Shows Promise Against HER2-Positive Breast Cancer That Stops Responding to Other Drugs

MSK medical oncologist Shanu Modi is the lead author of a new paper detailing the results from a phase II trial of a breast cancer drug called trastuzumab deruxtecan or DS-8201a. Results from this study were also presented at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium.

Illustration of breast cancer cell

In the News

MSK Experts Report New Findings about Multiple Myeloma at the 2019 ASH Meeting

Two studies on multiple myeloma provide new information about diagnosing and treating this blood cancer.

Micrograph of multiple myeloma cells

In the News

MSK Experts Report Advances in Lymphoma Treatment at the 2019 ASH Meeting

Learn more about the work of MSK lymphoma researchers being presented at the 2019 meeting of the American Society of Hematology.

Exterior shot of building at ASH meeting

Feature

How Medical Play Helps Children Feel Empowered at MSK Kids

Discover how MSK Kids is using medical play to help children understand treatments and procedures.

MSK patient playing with child life therapist

Finding

Largest Study of Its Kind Reveals New Targetable Genetic Causes of the Rare Blood Disorder Histiocytosis

In an international study led by MSK, researchers reported finding key mutations driving the disease histiocytosis for nearly all of the people included.

Two images of a human torso show a reduction in tumors after treatment with targeted therapy.

Finding

Study in Mice Suggests Lactose in the Diet Feeds Dangerous Gut Bacteria When the Immune System Is Compromised

Lab mice who had lactose removed from their diets had a decreased risk of infection with the Enterococcus bacterium.

Illustration of Enterococcus

Ask the Expert

10 Tips for Talking with Your Child about Cancer

Find tools for discussing a cancer diagnosis with your children.

Mom and daughter having conversation