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Hard Conversations: How to Talk to Your Care Team and Loved Ones about Dying

Follow these guidelines for holding difficult yet important end-of-life conversations.

Hand on shoulder

In the Clinic

Proton Therapy: A Safer Way to Eliminate Tumors in Kids

Proton therapy offers a way to treat pediatric cancers more safely.

Doctor with back to camera speaking with smiling girl.

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Coping with Rectal Cancer: A Young Mother’s Story of Determination and Compassion

Learn how MSK is helping a young mother cope with rectal cancer through the Center for Young Onset Colorectal Cancer, the first program in the country devoted to younger adults with this disease.

MSK patient Kara Kenny hugging medical oncologist Diane Reidy Lagunes

Event

New Center for Proton Therapy Opens in Manhattan

A new proton therapy center in Manhattan makes this precise form of radiation more accessible to people in the New York City region.

The New York Proton Center

Feature

What Every Woman Should Know about Bladder Cancer

Find out the one sign of bladder cancer that no woman should ignore.

Doctor and patient

Roundup

Highlights from ASCO 2019: A Low-Fat Diet and Breast Cancer Risk, Targeted Therapy for Salivary Gland Tumors, and More

Read about a few of the MSK studies being presented at the 2019 American Society of Clinical Oncology's annual meeting.

People milling about at the 2019 ASCO meeting

Roundup

Highlights from ASCO 2019: Progress in Treating Cancer in Children

MSK Kids doctors report advances in treating pediatric cancers at the 2019 meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology.

Crowd shot at ASCO 2019

In The News

ASCO 2019: PARP Inhibitors Benefit People with Pancreatic Cancer Who Have a BRCA Mutation

Results from a large phase III clinical trial unveiled at this year’s ASCO meeting identify an effective targeted therapy for a subset of people with pancreatic cancer.

MSK medical oncologist Eileen O'Reilly with a patient

Q & A

What Can Be Learned from a Negative Clinical Trial? Findings from a Sarcoma Study at ASCO 2019

At the ASCO meeting in Chicago, MSK medical oncologist William Tap talked about disappointing results from a new sarcoma drug, which didn’t increase survival.

Medical oncologist William Tap

In The Clinic

Prestigious Grant Bolsters Bladder Cancer Research at MSK

A prominent research grant will enable MSK doctors and scientists to advance the treatment of bladder cancer.

Conceptual orange-and-green-colored X-ray showing cancer of the bladder.