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In The Clinic

Prestigious Grant Bolsters Bladder Cancer Research at MSK

A prominent research grant will enable MSK doctors and scientists to advance the treatment of bladder cancer.

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Finding

One Patient’s Exceptional Response Leads to a Surprising Discovery about Immunotherapy

MSK researchers learn that some cancers may respond to checkpoint inhibitor drugs because of changes called gene fusions.

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In the Clinic

CAR Therapy for Solid Tumors Draws Attention at Annual Cancer Conference

Results from a clinical trial indicate that an experimental CAR therapy for mesothelioma is safe.

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Q & A

Gut Check: What You Need to Know about a Common Side Effect of Immunotherapy

Learn about gastrointestinal distress, one of the more common side effects of immunotherapy.

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Finding

Tumor Mutational Burden Can Help Predict Response to Immunotherapy in Many Different Cancers

Investigators confirmed that people whose tumors have a high tumor mutational burden and were treated with immunotherapy lived longer.

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Feature

Outsmarting Sarcoma: How MSK’s Experts Are Advancing Treatment and Research Progress

Spend a day with the expert team in MSK's world-renowned sarcoma service.

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Finding

Adding Low-Dose Radiation Could Make CAR T Therapy More Effective, Study Finds

The treatment combination appears to boost chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cells’ ability to kill cancer cells in solid tumors.

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