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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

Feature

5 Surprising Facts about Melanoma

Expand your knowledge of melanoma with these surprising facts.

Dermatologist Ashfaq Marghoob

Feature

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.

Q & A

How MSK Is Reducing Inequality in Cancer Care in Harlem and Beyond

Medical Director Lewis Kampel discusses the mission and goals of the Ralph Lauren Center for Cancer Care.

Lewis Kampel speaks to a staff member

Feature

6 Reasons to Quit Smoking if You Have Cancer

Learn from MSK experts about how to quit smoking if you have cancer. It starts with having honest conversations about smoking and nicotine addiction.

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Q & A

What's Become of AIDS-Related Cancers?

Several types of cancer were once strongly linked to an AIDS diagnosis. Thanks to improved HIV medications, that's changing.

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Ask the Expert

Should I Drink Coffee to Prevent Colorectal Cancer?

Recent studies have raised the possibility that coffee might protect against colorectal cancer. MSK surgeon Garrett Nash advises against jumping to conclusions.

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Q & A

Helping Hispanics Prevent HPV-Related Cancers: 6 Questions with an MSK Expert

Learn more about HPV and cancer risk in the Hispanic community, which has more cancers linked to the disease than any other group in the United States.

Nurse bandaging patient after vaccination