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In the Clinic

Back-to-Back Studies Support the Use of HER2-Targeted Therapies in Multiple Cancers

Results from a clinical trial and animal studies provide support for targeting the HER2 protein in multiple cancer types.

The latest results come from a team of MSK physicians and scientists (from left to right): Bob Li, Hai-Yan Tu, Mackenzie Myers, Flavia Michelini, Emiliano Cocco, Sandra Misale, and Maurizio Scaltriti

In the Clinic

Liquid Biopsy Can Guide Treatment for Women with Metastatic Breast Cancer

By identifying mutations found in a person’s cancer, this blood test can help doctors tailor treatments to those most likely to benefit.

blood tube laying atop DNA sequence

Q&A

Staying Heart-Healthy during and after Cancer Treatment

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

Female doctor holds stethoscope to red toy heart

Feature

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

Finding

Cancers Caused by HPV Respond Better to Treatment — a New Study Helps Explain Why

According to Memorial Sloan Kettering scientists, it has to do with what the virus does to a cell’s DNA repair machinery.

The human papillomavirus (HPV)

Feature

For People with a Rare Mouth Cancer, a Targeted Drug Can Be Lifesaving

The drug targets a protein called HER2 found on some salivary gland tumors.

Albert Kuchler discussing his treatment results with MSK oncologist Bob Li at a recent clinic visit.

Q&A

Winter Is Coming: How People with Cancer Can Prevent Slips and Falls

Learn why people with cancer are prone to falls and how to stay safe this winter.

Snow boots

Feature

6 Key Questions to Ask When You’ve Been Diagnosed with Cancer

Learn what to ask your doctor when you are first diagnosed with cancer, according to an expert at Memorial Sloan Kettering.

Matthew Matasar, medical director at MSK Bergen, smiles while talking with a colleague.

In the News

Updates from SABCS 2019: Detection and Screening, Immunotherapy Advances, and Therapy Resistance

About two dozen MSK physicians and researchers shared their work at the world’s leading breast cancer conference, held annually in San Antonio.

A presentation stage at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium.

In the News

Year in Review: 10 Important Clinical Research Discoveries in 2019

As we approach the end of 2019, learn about some of the biggest advances in clinical research made this year at MSK.

Memorial Sloan Kettering medical oncologist Eileen O’Reilly