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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.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

Coping With Grief: 7 Things to Remember When Dealing with Loss

When grief feels unbearable, use these tips to help stay grounded.

Coping With Grief

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Beyond Words: How Making Art Can Help People with Cancer

Experience the words and artwork of three patients who found hope and healing through MSK art programs.

Acrylic painting by an MSK patient

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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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