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Finding

Research Advances the Genetic Understanding of Pineoblastoma, a Rare Brain Cancer

The findings will lead to more accurate diagnoses and, potentially, to better treatments.

CT scans of brains

In the Clinic

A Family Discovers an Unexpected Cancer Risk in Their Genes

Two brothers discuss their surprise at being diagnosed with Lynch syndrome.

MSK surgeon José Guillem and patient Elliot Katz

Finding

Double Jeopardy: Gene-Sequencing Test Uncovers New Clues about a Defect Seen in Many Tumors

MSK researchers have found that a genetic state in tumors called whole-genome doubling is connected with worse outcomes for people with cancer.

MSK computational biologist Barry Taylor

In the Lab

Splicing May Be an Effective Target in the Fight against Cancer

New drugs are being developed that target part of the process to make proteins.

MSK physician-scientist Omar Abdel-Wahab

In the Clinic

Six Things to Know about Soft Tissue Sarcoma Recurrence

If you've been treated for soft tissue sarcoma, a recurrence may be a big concern for you. Here's what MSK's sarcoma experts think you should know about the disease coming back.

MSK sarcoma doctor William Tap with a patient

Feature

New Imaging Technique Provides Snapshot of Brain Tumor Activity

A new imaging approach could shorten the time needed to determine whether a brain tumor treatment is working.

Side-by-side images of brain MRIs.

Feature

When Is a Headache a Symptom of a Brain Tumor?

Find out when to consult a doctor for a bad headache.

Woman wincing in pain

Feature

Pancreatic Cancer Survivor Shares His Appreciation for MSK Employees

Hear from Ed Bell, who battled pancreatic cancer for more than five years, and shows his appreciation for MSK employees.

Pancreatic cancer survivor Ed Bell

Q & A

Meet Matthew Matasar, Chief of the Medical Oncology Service at MSK Bergen

Get to know Matthew Matasar, the new Chief of the Medical Oncology Service at MSK Bergen.

MSK medical oncologist Matthew Matasar

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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