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In the Clinic

Pumped Up: Implanted Chemotherapy Device Improves Survival when Colorectal Cancer Spreads to the Liver

A retrospective study from MSK has found that colorectal cancer patients with liver metastases live an average of two years longer when they receive an additional treatment called hepatic arterial infusion (HAI).

Image of liver with tumors

Poetry in Motion: The Meaning behind the Stunning Sculpture at MSK’s Josie Robertson Surgery Center

Discover the significance of the Josie Robertson Surgery Center’s signature art piece.

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6 Reasons to Come to MSK Monmouth for Your Cancer Care

Discover Memorial Sloan Kettering Monmouth, our newest outpatient center in Middletown Township, New Jersey.

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Why Is Pancreatic Cancer So Hard to Treat?

Learn why pancreatic cancer has long foiled effective treatments — and why this could soon change.

Illustration of human body with pancreas exploded to side and magnified.

In the Clinic

Older Age Is Not a Limiting Factor for Lung Cancer Surgery

Learn why surgery is still a good option for older patients with early-stage lung cancer.

Doctor and patient looking at x-ray of lungs.

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What’s New in Osteosarcoma and Other Bone Cancers

Learn more about how MSK is developing new treatments for osteosarcoma and other bone cancers.

MSK Surgeon John Healey

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How Much Do You Know about Gynecologic Cancers? Take Our Quiz

In honor of Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month and Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month, test your knowledge of women’s cancers.

Memorial Sloan Kettering gynecologic surgeon Ginger Gardner, who practices in Manhattan and West Harrison, New York

In the Clinic

How Research Is Driving the Latest Treatments for Sarcoma

Surgeon and researcher Aimee Crago discusses the latest treatments for different types of soft tissue sarcoma, including liposarcoma and desmoid tumors.

MSK Surgeon Aimee Crago

In the Clinic

What’s New in Leiomyosarcoma?

In this Q&A, medical oncologist Martee Hensley discusses the diagnosis and treatment of leiomyosarcoma and other uterine sarcomas.

Leiomyosarcoma expert Martee Hensley

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Less Is More: MSK Surgeons Reduce Lymph Node Removal for Endometrial Cancer

A new study validates the effectiveness of sentinel lymph node mapping to guard against cancer spread.

Yellow-green fluorescent dye marking a lymph node among pink tissue in the uterus.