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A Tale of Two Ashleys: Meet a Nurse and a Patient Teaming Up for the New York City Marathon

Read about Ashley Landay, a breast cancer patient at MSK, who will run the TCS New York City Marathon with her chemotherapy nurse, Ashley Pildis.

Pictured: Ashley Landay (left) and Ashley Pildis (right)

In the Lab

Newly Discovered Immune Cell Subtypes Could Shake Up Immunotherapy

Dendritic cells, the guards of the immune system, have a previously unrecognized division of labor.

a colorful dendritic cell

Ask the Expert

What Is Ductal Carcinoma In Situ (DCIS), and How Do I Decide on the Right Treatment?

Learn about the breast cancer type called ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) and how doctors decide on the best treatment for each person.

Memorial Sloan Kettering surgeon Melissa Pilewskie

Ask the Expert

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.

In the Clinic

6 Breakthroughs That Are Changing Chemotherapy for People with Breast Cancer

Discover some of the latest innovations in chemotherapy for breast cancer.

MSK patient receiving chemotherapy

Q & A

8 Questions with J. J. Boelens: Giving Kids with Cancer a Second Life

Meet Jaap-Jan “J. J.” Boelens, who joined MSK Kids in 2018 as Chief of the Stem Cell Transplantation and Cell Therapy Service.

JJ Boelens holding large number 8

In the Clinic

For MSK’s Gynecologic Oncologists, Uncommon Cancers Aren’t Always Rare

Learn about MSK’s expertise in treating vulvar and vaginal cancers, uterine sarcoma, uncommon ovarian cancers, and gestational trophoblastic disease.

Surgeon Mario Leitao in the operating room

Feature

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

In the Clinic

MSK Leads the Way in Neurofibromatosis Research and Treatment

Learn some of the ways MSK is advancing care for people with neurofibromatosis.

Molecular Studies Provide New Clues about Rare Soft Tissue Sarcoma