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Feature

Researchers Find that Vitamin B6 Contributes to Survival of Acute Myeloid Leukemia Cells

This research marks the first time researchers have found a connection between vitamin B6 and cancer.

Cancer biologist Scott Lowe at a white board

In the News

MSK Experts Report New Findings about Multiple Myeloma at the 2019 ASH Meeting

Two studies on multiple myeloma provide new information about diagnosing and treating this blood cancer.

Micrograph of multiple myeloma cells

In the Lab

Targeting Errors in How Proteins Are Made Is a Promising Approach for Cancer Treatment

MSK studies look at the role of RNA splicing factors in acute myeloid leukemia and melanoma.

Physician-scientist Omar Abdel-Wahab in his lab.

Finding

Research Points to a Potential New Approach for Treating Anemia

A class of drugs originally developed to treat certain neurological disorders appears to boost the production of red blood cells.

Red blood cells

Finding

How an Altered Gatekeeping Protein Can Cause Cancer

An MSK study explains how the drug selinexor, which was recently approved to treat multiple myeloma and is being tested in many other tumor types, stops cancer.

A micrograph of a cell nucleus

In the Lab

Researchers Identify a Bacterial Species That Could Protect against Hospital-Acquired Infections

MSK researchers are reporting that a bacterial species called Blautia producta appears to release a substance that kills harmful bacteria.

Microscopy image of vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus

In the Lab

Researchers Discover How T Cells Cause Post-Transplant Damage

Innovative imaging techniques shed light on intestinal damage that occurs after bone marrow transplant.

Green and blue blobs on a black background

In the Lab

Ro Versus Musashi: How One Molecule Can Turn Cancer Cells Back to Normal

Researchers identify a compound that appears to eliminate tumor cells in a dish and in mice.

An illustration of a samurai and a crab.