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Q & A

Can a Mediterranean Diet Help Cancer Survivors?

Learn about the Mediterranean diet and how it could be beneficial for cancer survivors. Always check with your care team before making any changes to your diet.

Fish, asparagus, and lemon on a plate

How to Regain Body Confidence after Cancer

Hear from an MSK social worker about developing body confidence after cancer treatment.

woman with shaved head in mirror

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

Feature

Hard Conversations: How to Talk to Your Care Team and Loved Ones about Dying

Follow these guidelines for holding difficult yet important end-of-life conversations.

Hand on shoulder

Roundup

Highlights from ASCO 2019: A Low-Fat Diet and Breast Cancer Risk, Targeted Therapy for Salivary Gland Tumors, and More

Read about a few of the MSK studies being presented at the 2019 American Society of Clinical Oncology's annual meeting.

People milling about at the 2019 ASCO meeting

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

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

Finding

Acupuncture and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Can Help Cancer Survivors With Insomnia

Learn about ways that you can reduce insomnia without medication.

Jun Mao, Chief of MSK's Integrative Medicine Service, delivers acupuncture

Feature

6 Reasons to Quit Smoking if You Have Cancer

Learn from MSK experts about how to quit smoking if you have cancer. It starts with having honest conversations about smoking and nicotine addiction.

Cartoon of a hand offering cigarettes and another hand declining them.