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MSK Program Keeps a Close Watch on Long-Term Lung Cancer Survivors

An MSK program helps lung cancer survivors stay healthy following successful treatment for their disease.

Cartoon illustration of lung with tiny medical figures tending to it.

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5 Tips If You’ve Completely Lost Your Appetite During Cancer Treatment

Get tips from a Memorial Sloan Kettering dietitian if you’ve completely lost your appetite during cancer treatment.

Alicia Gould is a registered dietitian at MSK who specializes in helping people with cancer get the nutrition they need during treatment.

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Coping with Shame Related to Cancer

Find out how to handle feelings of self-blame and shame that may accompany a cancer diagnosis.

woman against grey background with her head in her hands

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Inside MSK Kids: Jonathan’s Journal

Tag along with Jonathan during his most recent visit to MSK Kids. Jonathan was treated for leukemia at MSK Kids starting when he was 9.

Jonathan and his nurse practitioner Joe

How Parents Can Help Their Kids Get Ready to Go Back to School after Cancer

Find out how parents can help children who have finished cancer treatment feel ready for school again.

teacher and child

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How to Ease Pre-Visit Anxiety: Tips from the MSK Community

We asked. You answered. Get advice from members of the MSK community on dealing with and alleviating anxiety.

Tips from the MSK Community

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Can a Mediterranean Diet Help Cancer Survivors?

Learn about the Mediterranean diet and how it could be beneficial for cancer survivors. Always check with your care team before making any changes to your diet.

Fish, asparagus, and lemon on a plate

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Acupuncture and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Can Help Cancer Survivors With Insomnia

Learn about ways that you can reduce insomnia without medication.

Jun Mao, Chief of MSK's Integrative Medicine Service, delivers acupuncture

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Patient-Reported Side Effects: A Crucial Part of Cancer Clinical Trials

In recent years, there has been a shift toward capturing information about the side effects caused by new treatments directly from patients.

Asia McCoy speaking with a patient

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Beyond Words: How Making Art Can Help People with Cancer

Experience the words and artwork of three patients who found hope and healing through MSK art programs.

Acrylic painting by an MSK patient