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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.

Q & A

Why Are More Young Adults Getting Cancer? Obesity May Be to Blame

Cancer among younger Americans is on the rise, and much of it is linked to obesity. An MSK expert on diet and cancer explains what’s behind this disturbing new trend.

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Q & A

Why Do Germs Become Resistant to Antibiotics? An MSK Program Is Focused on Avoiding this Problem

Learn how MSK’s Antibiotic Management Program is leading the way in ensuring that antibiotics and other antimicrobial drugs are used responsibly.

Photo of many different types of pills

In the News

Do Cell Phones Cause Cancer?

We love our smartphones, but could they be harming our health? An MSK expert weighs in.

An illustration of a man holding a cell phone

In the Clinic

Power and Precision: Proton Therapy Can Target Brain and Spine Tumors with Fewer Side Effects

Learn how MSK doctors are using proton therapy to treat tumors of the brain and spinal cord.

T. Jonathan Yang