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Feature

Expert Tips for Adding Calories and Overcoming Appetite Loss during Cancer Treatment

Learn how to get enough calories during treatment from MSK specialists in diet and nutrition.

Fruit Smoothe

In the Clinic

How a Watch-and-Wait Approach May Help People with Rectal Cancer Preserve Their Quality of Life

Discover how a watch-and-wait approach to treating rectal cancer can help people avoid surgery and preserve normal body functions.

doctor and patients

Feature

Remembering John Mendelsohn, a Pioneer of Targeted Therapy for Cancer

The scientific world lost one of its greats this week. Here, we reflect on his influence.

John Mendelsohn

Q&A

Keto Claims: Can Diet Be a Form of Cancer Therapy?

A recent study in mice has sparked interest in the role of diet in cancer treatment.

An array of high fat, low-carbohydrate foods.

Feature

How Rectal Cancer Taught Dario Resilience

Meet Dario Cortes, who was treated for rectal cancer at Memorial Sloan Kettering and is now back to doing the activities he loves.

MSK patient Dario Cortes

Feature

What You Should Know about Five Common Cancers

Even the most common cancers have aspects that are not fully grasped by the public.

Cartoon of different-color heads with speaker and thought bubbles above them.

In the Clinic

Can Yoga or Acupuncture Help Neuropathy Caused by Chemotherapy? Research Seeks an Answer

Researchers are looking for better tools to determine what works and what doesn’t in the treatment of chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy.

Ting Bao performs acupuncture on people undergoing cancer treatment

In the Lab

Researchers Identify Why Women May Develop Resistance to a New Class of Breast Cancer Drugs

Clues emerge about why promising new breast cancer drugs sometimes don’t work — and what might be done about it.

Image of dividing breast cancer cells taken with electron microscope.