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A Tale of Two Ashleys: Meet a Nurse and a Patient Teaming Up for the New York City Marathon

Read about Ashley Landay, a breast cancer patient at MSK, who will run the TCS New York City Marathon with her chemotherapy nurse, Ashley Pildis.

Pictured: Ashley Landay (left) and Ashley Pildis (right)

Ask the Expert

5 Tips If You’ve Completely Lost Your Appetite During Cancer Treatment

Get tips from a Memorial Sloan Kettering dietitian if you’ve completely lost your appetite during cancer treatment.

Alicia Gould is a registered dietitian at MSK who specializes in helping people with cancer get the nutrition they need during treatment.

In the Clinic

6 Breakthroughs That Are Changing Chemotherapy for People with Breast Cancer

Discover some of the latest innovations in chemotherapy for breast cancer.

MSK patient receiving chemotherapy

Feature

How I Used Photography to Get Through Breast Cancer Treatment: Anna’s Story

Meet Anna, who underwent care for breast cancer at Memorial Sloan Kettering and documented the experience in photos.

Asha blowing bubbles at last treatment

In the Clinic

Giving Drugs before Surgery Lowers the Risk of Prostate Cancer Returning

Giving a two-drug combination before prostate cancer surgery appears to reduce the chance that some high-risk forms of the disease will come back.

Memorial Sloan Kettering prostate cancer surgeon James Eastham with colleague.

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

Expert Tips for Adding Calories and Overcoming Appetite Loss during Cancer Treatment

Learn how to get enough calories during treatment from MSK specialists in diet and nutrition.

Fruit Smoothe

In the Clinic

Can Yoga or Acupuncture Help Neuropathy Caused by Chemotherapy? Research Seeks an Answer

Researchers are looking for better tools to determine what works and what doesn’t in the treatment of chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy.

Ting Bao performs acupuncture on people undergoing cancer treatment