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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

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6 Key Questions to Ask When You’ve Been Diagnosed with Cancer

Learn what to ask your doctor when you are first diagnosed with cancer, according to an expert at Memorial Sloan Kettering.

Matthew Matasar, medical director at MSK Bergen, smiles while talking with a colleague.

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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

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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.

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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

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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.

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