On Cancer: Personalized Medicine

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Feature

For Some People with Cancer, a Simple Blood Test Can Be a Lifesaver

He was given a wrong diagnosis. She couldn’t breathe. One test changed both their lives.

Joey Laurore and Dr. Bob Li

Feature

One by One: How MSK Is Using Precision Medicine to Tailor Treatment for Children with Cancer

Learn how the Pediatric Translational Medicine Program at Memorial Sloan Kettering is bringing together experts to make new discoveries about pediatric cancer.

Pediatric oncologists Andrew Kung, Neal Shukla, and Fil Dela Cruz

Q&A

Newly Approved Drug Combination Improves Survival for People with Peripheral T Cell Lymphoma

A recently approved treatment approach dramatically improves the outlook for people with an aggressive form of lymphoma.

Colored scanning electron micrograph of a lymphoma cell showing early apoptotic changes

Q&A

Keto Claims: Can Diet Be a Form of Cancer Therapy?

A recent study in mice has sparked interest in the role of diet in cancer treatment.

An array of high fat, low-carbohydrate foods.

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.

In the Clinic

Liquid Biopsy Is Effective at Guiding Treatment of Lung Cancer, Study Finds

The initial results of an ongoing study show that a liquid biopsy has advantages over a tissue biopsy for people with lung cancer.

A tube of blood superimposed on a lung and a DNA helix

Feature

The Treatments Changing Childhood Cancer: At Work with Filemon Dela Cruz

Go behind the scenes with Filemon Dela Cruz, who cares for children with sarcoma and conducts precision medicine research at Memorial Sloan Kettering.

MSK pediatric oncologist Filemon Dela Cruz