On Cancer: Cancer Care

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Staying Heart-Healthy during and after Cancer Treatment

Learn how MSK works to keep people with cancer heart healthy.

Female doctor holds stethoscope to red toy heart


A Decade of Progress in Cancer Care, and What’s Next

Advances in diagnosis and treatment, especially those made over the past ten years, have played a significant role in the decline in cancer deaths. Learn about those advances — and what to expect in the next ten years.

A female nurse talks with a female patient, who is sitting in an exam chair


Cancers Caused by HPV Respond Better to Treatment — a New Study Helps Explain Why

According to Memorial Sloan Kettering scientists, it has to do with what the virus does to a cell’s DNA repair machinery.

The human papillomavirus (HPV)


Unique Genetic Change Found in Rare Ovarian Tumor Could Spare Patients from Unnecessary Treatment

The research focused on sclerosing stromal tumor, a rare, benign ovarian tumor that is not cancer but can be misdiagnosed as cancer.

Investigators Lea Moukarzel, Kimberly Dessources, Britta Weigelt, and Sarah Kim in the lab.


For People with a Rare Mouth Cancer, a Targeted Drug Can Be Lifesaving

The drug targets a protein called HER2 found on some salivary gland tumors.

Albert Kuchler discussing his treatment results with MSK oncologist Bob Li at a recent clinic visit.


Meet Lisa DeAngelis, MSK's New Physician-in-Chief

Meet Lisa DeAngelis, MSK's new Physician-in-Chief. She discusses her upbringing, her early career at MSK, and her top priorities as physician-in-chief.

Lisa DeAngelis


Creative Care: How Origami Can Help Heal

Meet Vanessa Tran, a nurse turned volunteer who uses art to support healing.

Vanessa Tran folding paper cranes


On the Front Lines: Meet the Specialized Nurses Helping Move Cancer Research Forward

Deep bonds are forged between MSK’s specialized nurses and their patients during first-in-human trials.

Two nurses talking at a desk


Whole-Person Healing: Celebrating 20 Years of Integrative Medicine at MSK

Learn about the evolution of the Integrative Medicine Service (IMS) at Memorial Sloan Kettering, which was founded in 1999.

Two women doing yoga together


Winter Is Coming: How People with Cancer Can Prevent Slips and Falls

Learn why people with cancer are prone to falls and how to stay safe this winter.

Snow boots