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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.

In the Clinic

New Clinic Helps Lymphoma Survivors Stay Healthy

MSK’s Lymphoma Survivorship Clinic helps people manage the risk of late effects from treatment for lymphoma.

Support

Coping with Pain after Breast Cancer Surgery

Nearly half of all women experience pain or physical limitations after breast cancer surgery, known as postmastectomy reconstruction syndrome, but help is available.

A patient does strength-training exercises as a physical therapist looks on.

Event

Honoring the Joys — and Trials — of Life after Cancer

MSK cancer survivors came together to tell their stories, applaud their success, and offer hope for the future.

Jennifer Arnold

In the Clinic

Lymph Node Transplant Can Provide Relief from Cancer-Related Lymphedema

Lymphedema is a common side effect of cancer treatment. Learn how a new type of lymph node surgery can alleviate this condition.

A woman is lying on her back in bed, with her upper arm being examined by a medical professional.

Support

8 Tips for Managing Weight during and after Cancer Treatment

Learn how to eat right and stay at a healthy weight by following these tips from MSK experts on diet and nutrition.

Photo of an array of high-protein foods, including meat, cheese, milk, and nuts.