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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

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

Finding

Research Uncovers the Genetic Causes of Aggressive Leukemia in Children

Researchers have found that the genetic changes that cause pediatric leukemia are different from those that lead to leukemia in adults.

Alex Kentsis in his lab

Q & A

Genetic Finding Can Guide Immunotherapy for Prostate Cancer

Genetic sequencing of prostate tumors can identify men who should receive immunotherapy drugs.

Microscopic image of prostate cancer cells in culture.

In The Clinic

Kirt’s Story: How a Clinical Trial for a Rare Tumor Gave Me a New Lease on Life

A clinical trial led by MSK sarcoma expert Mrinal Gounder has shown promising results for treating desmoid tumors.

Kirt Robinson

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

In The Clinic

Sessions at Annual Breast Cancer Conference Focus on Prevention and Treatment of Lymphedema

Experts from Memorial Sloan Kettering presented some of the latest research on this challenging complication of many cancer surgeries.

Andrea Barrio (right) and fellow Shirin Muhsen focus on surgery for breast cancer.

Roundup

Advances in Myeloma, Lymphoma, and Bone Marrow Transplant Announced at the 2018 ASH Meeting

Learn more about the work of MSK researchers being presented at the 2018 meeting of the American Society of Hematology.

ASH meeting signage