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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.

Molecular image with target symbol

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

In the Lab

Scientists Use CRISPR to Learn How Cells Make Decisions

The genome-editing technique uncovered several genes previously not known to influence embryonic development.

Fluorescent red and green cells

In the Lab

Research Clarifies How IDH Mutations Cause Cancer

The MSK team’s goal was to get at the underlying defects in cells that these mutations cause.

DNA winding around histones

Feature

Bringing Fresh Food to Underserved People with Cancer

Learn about the Green Bronx Machine, a program that allows students to benefit their community by growing and distributing fresh food.

Green Bronx Machine founder Stephen Ritz and students