On Cancer: Hormone Therapy

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In the Clinic

6 Breakthroughs That Are Changing Chemotherapy for People with Breast Cancer

Discover some of the latest innovations in chemotherapy for breast cancer.

MSK patient receiving chemotherapy

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.

In the Lab

Researchers Identify Why Women May Develop Resistance to a New Class of Breast Cancer Drugs

Clues emerge about why promising new breast cancer drugs sometimes don’t work — and what might be done about it.

Image of dividing breast cancer cells taken with electron microscope.

Finding

Large Study Pinpoints Genetic Changes Underlying Drug Resistance in the Most Common Type of Breast Cancer

Scientists are learning how estrogen receptor-positive breast cancer evolves to thwart hormonal therapies and are developing ways to stop it.

Colored dots (cells) separating through a funnel-like structure.

In Brief

A Precision Strike to Treat Prostate Cancer

An antibody that targets a prostate cell protein shows potential for designing safer, more effective prostate cancer therapies.

Graphic of antibody binding to a protein

In the Clinic

An Unlikely Treatment for Triple-Negative Breast Cancer: Prostate Cancer Drugs

Doctors are developing treatment strategies that target the androgen receptor, which is found in many triple-negative breast cancers.

A yellow molecular model of the androgen receptor on brown background

Support

The Unexpected Side Effects of Cancer Treatment

Learn about some lesser-known side effects from cancer treatment including falling caused by peripheral neuropathy, fatigue, hormone and sexual changes, and short-term memory problems (chemo brain).

Patient on left in chemotherapy infusion chair talking to nurse