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In the Lab

Analyzing Urine Can Guide the Treatment of Childhood Kidney Tumors

A protein detected in the urine of children with Wilms’ tumor led to the development of a test to improve diagnosis and treatment.

Illustration of child with kidneys highlighted, cup of urine, and a beam of light.

Feature

What Is CBD Oil, and Can It Help People with Cancer?

Find out why people are interested in CBD oil for cancer.

Cannabidiol (CBD) oil

In The Clinic

FDA Approves Pexidartinib, a Targeted Therapy for a Tumor of the Joints

Pexidartinib is the first drug approved specifically to treat tenosynovial giant cell tumor.

Medical oncologist William Tap

In the Clinic

5 Reasons MSK Excels at Treating Gynecologic Cancers

Read why MSK’s medical team is the best in the nation at treating gynecologic cancers.

Memorial Sloan Kettering surgeons Oliver Zivanovic, Kara Long Roche, Ginger Gardner, and Yukio Sonoda

Q & A

Think You’re Too Old to Get the HPV Vaccine to Prevent Cancer? Maybe Not

Learn from an MSK expert what people over 26 should know about getting the HPV vaccine to protect themselves from several forms of cancer.

doctor and patient

Feature

Training for the Future: A Day in the Life of a Surgical Fellow

Meet one of MSK’s gynecologic oncology fellows. Learn what it’s like to be part of an intensive training program alongside leaders in cancer care and research.

MSK gynecologic oncology fellow Emeline Aviki

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