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In The Lab

Anemia Drug Shows Promise for Treating Leukemia

A drug already approved for anemia offers hope for people with acute myeloid leukemia.

Acute myeloid leukemia cells

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

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

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

Feature

One by One: How MSK Is Using Precision Medicine to Tailor Treatment for Children with Cancer

Learn how the Pediatric Translational Medicine Program at Memorial Sloan Kettering is bringing together experts to make new discoveries about pediatric cancer.

Pediatric oncologists Andrew Kung, Neal Shukla, and Fil Dela Cruz

In the Clinic

Patient-Reported Side Effects: A Crucial Part of Cancer Clinical Trials

In recent years, there has been a shift toward capturing information about the side effects caused by new treatments directly from patients.

Asia McCoy speaking with a patient

Q & A

Helping Hispanics Prevent HPV-Related Cancers: 6 Questions with an MSK Expert

Learn more about HPV and cancer risk in the Hispanic community, which has more cancers linked to the disease than any other group in the United States.

Nurse bandaging patient after vaccination