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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

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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

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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

Q & A

Genetic Finding Can Guide Immunotherapy for Prostate Cancer

Genetic sequencing of prostate tumors can identify men who should receive immunotherapy drugs.

Microscopic image of prostate cancer cells in culture.

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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.

Q & A

Burning Issue: The Truth about Hot Drinks and Esophageal Cancer Risk

There is very little evidence that drinking hot beverages increases esophageal cancer risk.

Coffee cup with steam rising from it

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5 Ways MSK Can Help with Your New Year’s Resolutions

Learn how your care team at MSK can support your goals in the coming year.

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