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In the Clinic

A Family Discovers an Unexpected Cancer Risk in Their Genes

Two brothers discuss their surprise at being diagnosed with Lynch syndrome.

MSK surgeon José Guillem and patient Elliot Katz

In the Clinic

MSK Expert Explains New Prostate Cancer Screening Guideline

MSK surgeon James Eastham explains the pros and cons of PSA testing and weighs in on a new US Preventive Services Task Force guideline.

James Eastham, Chief of the Urology Service at Memorial Sloan Kettering

In the lab

Charting Kidney Cancer Metabolism — with an App

A new tool developed by MSK scientists allows users to map metabolic data from kidney cancer tumors.

Screenshots of the “metabologram” tool showing metabolic data.

Feature

Six Advances in Urology Pioneered at MSK

As our Urology Service celebrates its centennial, we take a look at a few of the most practice-changing treatments and tools developed at MSK.

Doctors and nurses in an operating room during the early 20th century.

In the Clinic

Tumor Sequencing Test Brings Personalized Treatment Options to More Patients

A powerful diagnostic test, MSK-IMPACT™ gives our doctors an unparalleled amount of information about individual people’s cancers to guide their treatment.

Pictured: Michael Berger

In the Clinic

More-Accurate Colorectal Cancer Staging Helps Doctors Personalize Treatment

Memorial Sloan Kettering’s colorectal cancer team has developed online prediction tools that assess disease risk following surgery, enabling patients and physicians to make better treatment decisions.

Pictured: Martin Weiser