On Cancer: Clinical Trials

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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

How MSK Is Reducing Inequality in Cancer Care in Harlem and Beyond

Medical Director Lewis Kampel discusses the mission and goals of the Ralph Lauren Center for Cancer Care.

Lewis Kampel speaks to a staff member

In The News

New Collaboration Will Accelerate US-China Clinical Trials

The initiative lays the groundwork for speedier cancer drug approvals in both the United States and China.

MSK President Craig Thompson

In the Clinic

When a Cancer Therapy Stops Working: Experimental Drug Addresses Resistance

Results from the first phase I clinical trial of a new drug were presented at the American Association for Cancer Research’s meeting.

MSK medical oncologist David Hyman

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

Q&A

Newly Approved Drug Combination Improves Survival for People with Peripheral T Cell Lymphoma

A recently approved treatment approach dramatically improves the outlook for people with an aggressive form of lymphoma.

Colored scanning electron micrograph of a lymphoma cell showing early apoptotic changes

Q&A

Keto Claims: Can Diet Be a Form of Cancer Therapy?

A recent study in mice has sparked interest in the role of diet in cancer treatment.

An array of high fat, low-carbohydrate foods.

Feature

How MSK Donors Drive Early Research to Help People with Cancer

Developing new ways to fight cancer is complex. At Memorial Sloan Kettering, patients, doctors, and scientists all participate in research that leads to new discoveries.

Miguel Perales and his patient Jay

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