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In the Clinic

5 Myths about Ovarian Cancer

Dennis Chi debunks some common myths that he has heard about ovarian cancer.

Gynecologic surgeon Dennis Chi

Event

Thriving after Blood and Marrow Transplants: The 24th Annual Celebration of Life at MSK

Memorial Sloan Kettering hosted its 24th annual “Thrivers” celebration to honor the patients, staff, and caregivers of the MSK Bone Marrow Transplantation (BMT) Service.

People sitting and clapping at a table

In the Clinic

Masters of the Master Gland: Inside MSK’s Multidisciplinary Pituitary and Skull Base Tumor Center

Learn what sets care for pituitary tumors apart from the rest at Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Multidisciplinary Pituitary and Skull Base Tumor Center.

Clinical nurse Jenna Longo, neuroendocrinologist Eliza Geer, neurosurgeon Viviane Tabar, and head and neck surgeon Marc Cohen

Q & A

8 Questions with Valerie Rusch: Lung Cancer Surgeon Reflects on Advances and Providing Excellent Care

Learn about MSK thoracic surgeon Valerie Rusch and her approach to treating people with lung cancer and other tumors of the chest.

Thoracic surgeon Valerie Rusch

In The News

FDA Recommends Including Men in Breast Cancer Trials

The recommendation comes in the form of draft guidelines open for public comment until October 2019.

Man meets with a doctor

In the Lab

Analyzing Urine Can Guide the Treatment of Childhood Kidney Tumors

A protein detected in the urine of children with Wilms’ tumor led to the development of a test to improve diagnosis and treatment.

Illustration of child with kidneys highlighted, cup of urine, and a beam of light.

In The Clinic

FDA Approves Pexidartinib, a Targeted Therapy for a Tumor of the Joints

Pexidartinib is the first drug approved specifically to treat tenosynovial giant cell tumor.

Medical oncologist William Tap

In the Clinic

5 Reasons MSK Excels at Treating Gynecologic Cancers

Read why MSK’s medical team is the best in the nation at treating gynecologic cancers.

Memorial Sloan Kettering surgeons Oliver Zivanovic, Kara Long Roche, Ginger Gardner, and Yukio Sonoda

Feature

Training for the Future: A Day in the Life of a Surgical Fellow

Meet one of MSK’s gynecologic oncology fellows. Learn what it’s like to be part of an intensive training program alongside leaders in cancer care and research.

MSK gynecologic oncology fellow Emeline Aviki

Finding

Whether a BRCA Mutation Leads to Cancer Depends on Context, Study Finds

Sometimes a BRCA mutation is just along for the ride, rather than driving a tumor’s development.

Computational biologist Barry Taylor discusses findings of a new study about BRCA genes.