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Ask the Expert

Should I Drink Coffee to Prevent Colorectal Cancer?

Recent studies have raised the possibility that coffee might protect against colorectal cancer. MSK surgeon Garrett Nash advises against jumping to conclusions.

coffee cup surrounded by beans

5 Tips for Organizing Your Medical Files

Learn how to organize your medical records once and for all.

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In th Lab

Cellular “Garbage Collectors” Are Key to Cancer’s Growth

A new study suggests a way to target cancer by interfering with its system of waste removal.

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Feature

For Some People with Cancer, a Simple Blood Test Can Be a Lifesaver

He was given a wrong diagnosis. She couldn’t breathe. One test changed both their lives.

Joey Laurore and Dr. Bob Li

MSK Heroes

From Controversy to Consensus: How Charlotte Friend Changed Cancer Biology

In honor of Women's History Month, meet the scientific hero who shook up cancer research with her unusual findings.

Microbiologist Charlotte Friend

MSK Heroes

Meet Ora Rosen, Who Solved Insulin’s Secrets and Galvanized Molecular Biology

In honor of Women's History Month, meet the scientific hero who helped build MSK's molecular biology program.

Ora Rosen

MSK Heroes

Scientist Turned Activist: How Mathilde Krim Made an Impact on the AIDS Epidemic

In honor of Women's History Month, meet the scientific hero who helped raise money and awareness for AIDS research.

Mathilde Krim

Q & A

4 Things to Know about Pancreatic Cancer

Learn about important advances in the treatment of pancreatic cancer.

Illustration of human abdominal area with pancreas highlighted in red.

Q & A

Reality Check: Should People with Cancer Avoid Robotic Surgery?

Department of Surgery Chair Jeffrey Drebin discusses MSK’s approach to robotic surgery in response to a recent FDA advisory.

MSK surgeons gathered around a robot used for cancer surgery

Q & A

8 Questions with Philip Kantoff, An MSK Leader and Prostate Cancer Expert

Meet Philip Kantoff, Chair of Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Department of Medicine.

Philip Kantoff