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In the Lab

MSK-Developed Technology Provides a “Virtual Biopsy” of Immune Cells in Tumors

The noninvasive approach could help scientists track the movements of an important cell type that can influence the outcome of cancer treatment.

iron-filled macrophages from a breast cancer tumor

Quiz

How Much Do You Know about Breast Cancer Screening? Take Our Quiz

Take a short quiz to test your knowledge of breast cancer screening.

MSK Chief of Breast Imaging Elizabeth Morris and a patient

In the Clinic

Light-Activated Drug Destroys Small Prostate Cancers with Fewer Side Effects

A novel treatment for prostate cancer involves a light-sensitive drug that destroys small tumors and the blood vessels that feed them.

A hand holding a thin optical fiber giving off a red light.

In the Clinic

Guiding Light: New Imaging Techniques Improve Head and Neck Cancer Surgeries

MSK head and neck surgeons are investigating novel imaging methods that enable them to detect and visualize cancer cells during an operation.

Surgeon in blue scrubs doing operation with two assisting.

In the Clinic

Interventional Radiology at MSK Regional Sites Offers Patients Minimally Invasive Cancer Care Closer to Home

MSK now offers interventional radiology consultations as well as many procedures at three of its outpatient locations.

CT and PET/CT images of needle biopsy

In the Clinic

GPS-Type Radiation System Allows Pinpoint Targeting of Lung Cancer

A GPS-type system using tiny markers as beacons is helping make radiation treatment for lung cancer safer and more precise.

Doctor in white coat standing next to treatment table with patient lying on her back underneath radiation devices.

Snapshot

New Cancer Imaging Approach Could Enable Better Detection of Pancreatic Tumors

A new radiopharmaceutical for detecting pancreatic cancer is being evaluated in the first-ever clinical trial of this new drug.

Three images of pancreas tumor

In the Clinic

Powerful Tumor DNA Test Has Guided Cancer Treatment for 10,000 MSK Patients

Learn how MSK’s powerful new tumor DNA test has helped guide treatment decisions for more than 10,000 people with advanced cancer.

Three scientists look up at ascreen showing genetic information about a tumor.

In the lab

Charting Kidney Cancer Metabolism — with an App

A new tool developed by MSK scientists allows users to map metabolic data from kidney cancer tumors.

Screenshots of the “metabologram” tool showing metabolic data.