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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.

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In the Clinic

Study Shows Liquid Biopsy Is Accurate for Guiding Prostate Cancer Treatment Choice

Detecting a protein in a blood sample could help doctors make treatment decisions for prostate cancer patients.

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In Brief

A Precision Strike to Treat Prostate Cancer

An antibody that targets a prostate cell protein shows potential for designing safer, more effective prostate cancer therapies.

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In the Clinic

An Unlikely Treatment for Triple-Negative Breast Cancer: Prostate Cancer Drugs

Doctors are developing treatment strategies that target the androgen receptor, which is found in many triple-negative breast cancers.

A yellow molecular model of the androgen receptor on brown background

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

In the News

Breast Cancer Updates: Evaluating Prostate Cancer Drugs, Developing Better Predictive Tools, and Calculating Recurrence

Welcome sign at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium

In the Clinic

What Is Metastatic Cancer? Answers to Six Common Questions

Learn about MSK’s approach to treating cancer that has spread from the original tumor to other parts of the body.

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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

Q&A

Liquid Biopsy Shows Promise for Guiding Prostate Cancer Treatment

A new blood test may help doctors decide which treatment would be best for prostate cancer patients.

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In the Clinic

Liquid Biopsy Shown to Be Effective in Assessing Response to Breast Cancer Drugs

Two studies show that a liquid biopsy, which analyzes tumor DNA in the blood, can reveal essential information about how breast cancers respond to therapies.

Hand in surgical glove holding up small beaker of blood.