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Feature

For Some People with Cancer, a Simple Blood Test Can Be a Lifesaver

He was given a wrong diagnosis. She couldn’t breathe. One test changed both their lives.

Joey Laurore and Dr. Bob Li

Q & A

4 Things to Know about Pancreatic Cancer

Learn about important advances in the treatment of pancreatic cancer.

Illustration of human abdominal area with pancreas highlighted in red.

Q & A

Reality Check: Should People with Cancer Avoid Robotic Surgery?

Department of Surgery Chair Jeffrey Drebin discusses MSK’s approach to robotic surgery in response to a recent FDA advisory.

MSK surgeons gathered around a robot used for cancer surgery

Q & A

8 Questions with Philip Kantoff, An MSK Leader and Prostate Cancer Expert

Meet Philip Kantoff, Chair of Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Department of Medicine.

Philip Kantoff

Feature

One by One: How MSK Is Using Precision Medicine to Tailor Treatment for Children with Cancer

Learn how the Pediatric Translational Medicine Program at Memorial Sloan Kettering is bringing together experts to make new discoveries about pediatric cancer.

Pediatric oncologists Andrew Kung, Neal Shukla, and Fil Dela Cruz

Finding

Research Uncovers the Genetic Causes of Aggressive Leukemia in Children

Researchers have found that the genetic changes that cause pediatric leukemia are different from those that lead to leukemia in adults.

Alex Kentsis in his lab

Q&A

Newly Approved Drug Combination Improves Survival for People with Peripheral T Cell Lymphoma

A recently approved treatment approach dramatically improves the outlook for people with an aggressive form of lymphoma.

Colored scanning electron micrograph of a lymphoma cell showing early apoptotic changes

Q & A

Gut Check: What You Need to Know about a Common Side Effect of Immunotherapy

Learn about gastrointestinal distress, one of the more common side effects of immunotherapy.

A man clutches his stomach in pain

In The Clinic

Analyzing Spinal Fluid Could Guide Brain Tumor Diagnosis and Treatment

Cancer DNA taken from spinal fluid could serve as a liquid biopsy that provides information on brain tumor mutations.

MRI of brain and spinal fluid in green

Finding

Tumor Mutational Burden Can Help Predict Response to Immunotherapy in Many Different Cancers

Investigators confirmed that people whose tumors have a high tumor mutational burden and were treated with immunotherapy lived longer.

Tumor mutation model