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In the Clinic

Does an Aspirin a Day Reduce the Risk of Colorectal Cancer?

MSK gastroenterologist Robin Mendelsohn weighs in on the possible benefits and drawbacks of using aspirin to reduce the risk of colon and rectal cancer.

In the Clinic

Six Myths about Lung Cancer Screening: What You Need to Know

Two MSK experts explore why more people at risk are not undergoing screening for lung cancer.

Lung Cancer Screening Decision Tool

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6 Reasons to Come to MSK Monmouth for Your Cancer Care

Discover Memorial Sloan Kettering Monmouth, our newest outpatient center in Middletown Township, New Jersey.

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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.

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How Much Do You Know about Gynecologic Cancers? Take Our Quiz

In honor of Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month and Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month, test your knowledge of women’s cancers.

Memorial Sloan Kettering gynecologic surgeon Ginger Gardner, who practices in Manhattan and West Harrison, New York

Ask the Expert

Coping with Active Surveillance

Learn strategies for handling anxiety you may feel if you’re in active surveillance, also called watchful waiting, from Memorial Sloan Kettering psychiatrist Andrew Roth.

MSK internist Debra Mangino

In the Clinic

Study Suggests Men with Metastatic Prostate Cancer Should Be Tested for Inherited Mutations

Learn why a new finding suggests that men with advanced prostate cancer should be screened for gene mutations.

A doctor speaks with a patient who has advanced prostate cancer about inherited mutations.

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Ovarian Cancer Didn’t Cuff This Cop

Meet a former NYPD officer who is battling a vicious enemy - ovarian cancer - with support from her new wife.

Memorial Sloan Kettering ovarian cancer patient Vilma Rosario and her partner, Michele Freeman, pose at the Statue of Liberty.

Advocacy

Janet’s Story: An MSK Patient Speaks Out about LGBT Cancer Risk

Find out how a breast cancer diagnosis led one LGBT activist to a new advocacy role.

Lesbian breast cancer survivor Janet Weinberg

In the Clinic

When Heartburn Signals Cancer Risk

Many people don’t know that gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a potentially serious condition that — if left untreated — can ultimately lead to esophageal cancer.

Older man talking with a doctor.