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In the Clinic

The Last Frontier in Cancer Care: Treating Disease When It Spreads to the Brain

MSK doctors and scientists are leading the charge to find new and innovative ways to treat metastatic brain cancer.

Viviane Tabar in a white coat at a desk with a computer screen in the background

Perspective

Overcoming the Unexpected: Sarcoma Survivor Tells His Story

Carl Granum tells the story of his diagnosis and treatment for a desmoplastic small round cell tumor, a type of sarcoma that typically begins in the abdomen or pelvis.

Carl Granum in a blue suit

In the Clinic

3 Things to Know about Cervical Cancer

Learn from gynecologic surgeon Vance Broach about cervical cancer prevention, diagnosis, and treatment.

Doctor putting a band-aid on a girl's arm

Feature

4 Inspiring MSK Patients We Met This Year

Catch up with some of the patients we got to know in 2017.

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Feature

The Art of Listening: Using Patient Feedback to Improve Cancer Care

Why asking our patients how they’re doing, and listening to what they have to say, teaches us how to care for them.

Vincent Laudone, Chief of Surgery at the Josie Robertson Surgery Center

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.

Q & A

John McCain and Glioblastoma: A Conversation about Brain Cancer with Neurosurgeon Viviane Tabar

Learn from neurosurgeon Viviane Tabar about the standard treatment for glioblastoma, which involves surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation.

neurosurgeon and a stem cell biologist Viviane Tabar

In the News

#ASCO17: Post-Conference Roundup of Themes and Trends

Read up on the progress being made in several key areas of cancer research, including immunotherapy, targeted therapy, precision surgery, and epigenetics.

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Patient Story

Burt’s Story: A Urologic Oncologist Becomes a Bladder Cancer Patient

Learn how a bladder cancer specialist diagnosed with a very rare form of the disease turned to MSK for its expertise.

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Q&A

Q & A: MSK Leads the Way in Treating Head and Neck Cancers

Learn how MSK specialists treat head and neck cancers using the most innovative approaches.

Doctor in green surgical scrubs wearing glasses and cap looking at camera.