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In the Lab

Putting the STING in Immunotherapy: Research Focuses on Ways to Improve Cancer Treatments

Researchers are looking for ways to make cancer cells more visible to the immune system.

Different viewpoints of the STING pathway

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The Treatments Changing Childhood Cancer: At Work with Filemon Dela Cruz

Go behind the scenes with Filemon Dela Cruz, who cares for children with sarcoma and conducts precision medicine research at Memorial Sloan Kettering.

MSK pediatric oncologist Filemon Dela Cruz

In the Clinic

Taking on Mantle Cell Lymphoma: MSK Leads Research into New Treatments

Learn about novel therapies emerging for the treatment of mantle cell lymphoma.

MSK medical oncologist Anita Kumar

In the Clinic

How Acute Myeloid Leukemia Is Treated at MSK: An Interview with Martin Tallman

Learn about the latest advances in treatment for AML and how people can benefit from receiving their treatment at MSK.

Leukemia Service Chief Martin Tallman

Finding

Large Study Pinpoints Genetic Changes Underlying Drug Resistance in the Most Common Type of Breast Cancer

Scientists are learning how estrogen receptor-positive breast cancer evolves to thwart hormonal therapies and are developing ways to stop it.

Colored dots (cells) separating through a funnel-like structure.

Finding

Study Suggests More People with Kidney Cancer Should Be Screened for Hereditary Cancer Genes

Researchers have found that more than 20% of people with a type of cancer called advanced non-clear cell renal cell carcinoma have disease that is driven by inherited cancer mutations.

Papillary renal cell carcinoma under the microscope

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When Appendix Cancer Returns: One MSK Patient Shares Her Story

Discover how an MSK patient coped when she found out her appendiceal cancer had returned.

Appendix cancer patient Christine with her family

Q & A

Cord Blood Transplants Provide an Opportunity for a Cure from Blood Cancer

Juliet Barker, Director of Memorial Sloan Kettering's Cord Blood Transplant Program, discusses MSK's expertise in cord blood transplantation.

Transplant specialist Juliet Barker

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How Drama Therapy Helps People with Cancer Express Themselves

Meet Jenny Solomon, who uses acting techniques to help people cope with cancer.

MSK acting teacher Jenny Solomon with two children

Q & A

John McCain and Glioblastoma: A Conversation about Brain Cancer with Neurosurgeon Viviane Tabar

Learn from neurosurgeon Viviane Tabar about the standard treatment for glioblastoma, which involves surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation.

neurosurgeon and a stem cell biologist Viviane Tabar