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In the Clinic

How a Watch-and-Wait Approach May Help People with Rectal Cancer Preserve Their Quality of Life

Discover how a watch-and-wait approach to treating rectal cancer can help people avoid surgery and preserve normal body functions.

doctor and patients

Q & A

Genetic Finding Can Guide Immunotherapy for Prostate Cancer

Genetic sequencing of prostate tumors can identify men who should receive immunotherapy drugs.

Microscopic image of prostate cancer cells in culture.

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Remembering John Mendelsohn, a Pioneer of Targeted Therapy for Cancer

The scientific world lost one of its greats this week. Here, we reflect on his influence.

John Mendelsohn

Q&A

Keto Claims: Can Diet Be a Form of Cancer Therapy?

A recent study in mice has sparked interest in the role of diet in cancer treatment.

An array of high fat, low-carbohydrate foods.

Q & A

Burning Issue: The Truth about Hot Drinks and Esophageal Cancer Risk

There is very little evidence that drinking hot beverages increases esophageal cancer risk.

Coffee cup with steam rising from it

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5 Ways MSK Can Help with Your New Year’s Resolutions

Learn how your care team at MSK can support your goals in the coming year.

MSK Volunteer

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Here Comes Santa Claus: How an MSK Locksmith Delivers Joy at Christmas

Every December for almost 30 years, MSK locksmith Vincent “Vinny” Fortunato has dressed up as Santa Claus to spread holiday cheer to patients and their family members.

Vinny as Santa with MSK nurses

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How MSK Donors Drive Early Research to Help People with Cancer

Developing new ways to fight cancer is complex. At Memorial Sloan Kettering, patients, doctors, and scientists all participate in research that leads to new discoveries.

Miguel Perales and his patient Jay

In The Clinic

Kirt’s Story: How a Clinical Trial for a Rare Tumor Gave Me a New Lease on Life

A clinical trial led by MSK sarcoma expert Mrinal Gounder has shown promising results for treating desmoid tumors.

Kirt Robinson