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In The Clinic

Sessions at Annual Breast Cancer Conference Focus on Prevention and Treatment of Lymphedema

Experts from Memorial Sloan Kettering presented some of the latest research on this challenging complication of many cancer surgeries.

Andrea Barrio (right) and fellow Shirin Muhsen focus on surgery for breast cancer.

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From Employee to Patient: I Worked at MSK and Then Was Diagnosed with Breast Cancer

Find out what it’s like to undergo cancer treatment when you work at a cancer hospital like Memorial Sloan Kettering.

Laura Ostrowsky sitting at desk

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What Really Matters in Treating Brain Cancer: An Interview with Two MSK Experts

Two of MSK's top brain experts reflect on how they care for people and recent advances in treatment.

Viviane Tabar and Lisa DeAngelis

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When Appendix Cancer Returns: One MSK Patient Shares Her Story

Discover how an MSK patient coped when she found out her appendiceal cancer had returned.

Appendix cancer patient Christine with her family

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John McCain and Glioblastoma: A Conversation about Brain Cancer with Neurosurgeon Viviane Tabar

Learn from neurosurgeon Viviane Tabar about the standard treatment for glioblastoma, which involves surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation.

neurosurgeon and a stem cell biologist Viviane Tabar

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5 Myths about Cancer-Related Early Menopause

Learn what to expect from early menopause.

Early menopause

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Pancreatic Cancer Survivor Shares His Appreciation for MSK Employees

Hear from Ed Bell, who battled pancreatic cancer for more than five years, and shows his appreciation for MSK employees.

Pancreatic cancer survivor Ed Bell

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New Bladder Preservation Approach Could Help MSK Patients Avoid Major Surgery

MSK researchers are investigating a new way that people with bladder cancer can avoid bladder removal.

x-ray of bladder with large tumor

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Prostate Cancer Surgery: What You Should Know

Learn why surgery remains a very effective treatment for most prostate cancers.

Urology Service Chief James Eastham talks to a patient