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Feature

Beyond the Surface: MSK’s Dental Service Aims to Make People Whole Again

A vital part of MSK's mission is to get patients back to feeling like themselves.

Man with glasses holding a dental prosthetic and tools in his hands.

Event

Class of 2017 Honored at MSK’s 11th Annual Pediatric Convocation

See how students celebrated their high school graduation at Memorial Sloan Kettering.

MSK pediatric convocation student Adell Cirrincione

Finding

Childhood Cancer Survivors Found to Have Inherited Mutations Increasing Risk of the Disease

MSK geneticist and pediatric oncologist Michael Walsh discusses new findings on inherited mutations in pediatric cancer survivors.

MSK geneticist and pediatric oncologist Michael Walsh

Finding

Study Highlights Workplace Difficulties Some Women Face During Cancer Treatment

Discover the role of the work environment in the life and career of an employee with cancer.

Woman giving presentation at work

Support

Losing a Loved One to Cancer: How to Cope with Grief During the Holidays

Learn about how to cope with grief during the holidays from MSK Experts.

Orange candle burning

Feature

Will New Restrictions on Opioid Drugs Affect People with Cancer?

Patient hand giving prescription slip to pharmacist’s hand.

Survivorship

Guilt: A Lasting Side Effect for Cancer Survivors

Feelings of guilt are common after surviving cancer, but MSK offers many support services that can help patients feel better.

Lymphoblastic leukemia survivor speaking at Fabulous and Fighting event for cancer patients.

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

Q&A

Large Study of Retinoblastoma Survivors Identifies Extent of Medical Conditions Later in Life

The treatment that children receive for retinoblastoma can lead to health problems later in life. A new study documents their frequency and extent.

A child has his eyes examined by an ophthalmic oncologist.

Ask the Expert

Should a Person with Liver Cancer Stop Drinking Alcohol?

Learn why medical oncologist Ghassan Abou-Alfa counsels his patients with liver cancer to stop drinking.

Consuming alcohol is dangerous when you have liver cancer or cirrhosis.