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Staying Heart-Healthy during and after Cancer Treatment

Learn how MSK works to keep people with cancer heart healthy.

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A Decade of Progress in Cancer Care, and What’s Next

Advances in diagnosis and treatment, especially those made over the past ten years, have played a significant role in the decline in cancer deaths. Learn about those advances — and what to expect in the next ten years.

A female nurse talks with a female patient, who is sitting in an exam chair

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5 Myths about Radon and Lung Cancer

Learn about the connection between radon and the risk of lung cancer.

Illustration of microscope enlarging chemical symbol for radon (RN) over city map.

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How to Stop the Fear of Cancer in Its Tracks

Discover ways to manage the fear around developing cancer.

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Q&A

Think You’re Too Old to Get the HPV Vaccine to Prevent Cancer? Maybe Not

Learn from an MSK expert what people over 26 should know about getting the HPV vaccine to protect themselves from several forms of cancer.

doctor and patient

In the Clinic

Study Asks: Are Women Missing Out on BRCA Testing?

Results from a study of women with breast and ovarian cancer show surprisingly low rates of genetic testing.

doctor and patient

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5 Surprising Facts about Melanoma

Expand your knowledge of melanoma with these surprising facts.

Dermatologist Ashfaq Marghoob

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What’s in Your Fridge, Doc? The Real-Life Diet of an Expert on Nutrition and Cancer

Learn about the real-life diet of a top cancer expert and how good nutrition can help reduce the risk of the disease.

Medical oncologist Neil Iyengar

Ask the Expert

4 Things African American Men Should Know about Prostate Cancer

Learn why African American men should be especially mindful of prostate cancer risk.

Black male conferring with female doctor in scrubs.