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At Work

Helping Young People Plan for a Family after Cancer

Learn how MSK nurse practitioner Mindy Jaffe guides children and young adults with cancer and their families through their reproductive options.

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In the Clinic

3 Things to Know about Cervical Cancer

Learn from gynecologic surgeon Vance Broach about cervical cancer prevention, diagnosis, and treatment.

Doctor putting a band-aid on a girl's arm

Support

The Unexpected Side Effects of Cancer Treatment

Learn about some lesser-known side effects from cancer treatment including falling caused by peripheral neuropathy, fatigue, hormone and sexual changes, and short-term memory problems (chemo brain).

Patient on left in chemotherapy infusion chair talking to nurse

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.

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Support

How to Manage Menopause Symptoms after Breast Cancer

Learn how to manage menopause symptoms if you have breast cancer

Feature

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

Advocacy

Out in Front: Scientists and Activists Call for Recognition of LGBT Cancer Risks

How does being lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender affect your risk of getting cancer? Good question.

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Support

Dating and Cancer: Deciding When to Get Back Out There and How to Have “the Cancer Talk”

Social worker Barbara Golby gives advice for restoring confidence, setting expectations, and disclosing disease history to cancer patients and survivors looking to jump into the dating scene.

Couple at dinner

Profile

At Work: Nurse Practitioner Ethel Law

Advanced practice nurse Ethel Law combines patient care with research into improving patients’ quality of life. Find out more about her.

Pictured: Ethel Law

Q&A

Strategies for Women to Cope with Sexual and Vaginal Health Concerns Related to Cancer

Therapies are often available for women dealing with sexual and vaginal health concerns related to cancer and its treatment.