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With MSK Leading the Way, Precision Medicine Links Lab Research to Patient Care

Therapies that target genetic alterations in tumors are showing promise for many cancer patients, but challenges in developing these new treatments remain.

In the Clinic

GPS-Type Radiation System Allows Pinpoint Targeting of Lung Cancer

A GPS-type system using tiny markers as beacons is helping make radiation treatment for lung cancer safer and more precise.

Doctor in white coat standing next to treatment table with patient lying on her back underneath radiation devices.

Feature

Movember Fuels Conversations and Research into Men’s Health, Including Cancer

As a survivor of testicular cancer, MSK employee Greg Mason is giving back to the cancer community by helping to raise awareness for men’s health.

Younger man with his arm around an older man.

In the Clinic

Targeting Pancreatic Cancer: An Increased Focus on Developing New Clinical Trials

Pancreatic cancer is difficult to treat, but researchers are focused on developing treatments that are personalized based on each individual patient’s disease.

Q&A

What You Should Know about Metastatic Breast Cancer

Medical oncologist Chau Dang explains that patients living with metastatic breast cancer have more treatment options than ever before.

Chau Dang

Feature

What You Need to Know about Male Breast Cancer

MSK experts discuss risk factors, symptoms, and treatment for male breast cancer.

Medical oncologist Ayca Gucalp

Snapshot

T Cell Attack: Taking Down Cancer with Immunotherapy

MSK physician-scientist Prasad Adusumilli is focused on developing more-effective immunotherapy approaches for treating tumors in the chest.

Cell Therapy and Cell Engineering Facility

Finding

Gene Discovery Could Lead to More-Personalized Treatment with Immunotherapy

Researchers have found two gene mutations that many exceptional responders to ipilimumab have in common.

Nadeem Riaz and Timothy Chan

Feature

How Humans of New York Raised $1 Million Overnight for MSK Pediatric Neurosurgeon

Find out how MSK pediatric neurosurgeon Mark Souweidane will use the funds that Humans of New York readers raised for his childhood cancer research.

Mark Souweidane, DIPG specialist and pediatric neurosurgeon at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Q&A

Immunotherapy Offers New Strategy for Treating Sarcoma

Some of the first clinical trials testing immunotherapy for the treatment of sarcoma are now under way at MSK. Here’s a snapshot of where the research stands.

Enlarged microscopic image of blue-green immune cells surrounding one blue cancer cell.