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In the Lab

Putting the STING in Immunotherapy: Research Focuses on Ways to Improve Cancer Treatments

Researchers are looking for ways to make cancer cells more visible to the immune system.

Different viewpoints of the STING pathway

Announcement

8 Gerstner Sloan Kettering Students Receive Fellowships for the 2018-2019 Academic Year

Every year, the Gerstner Sloan Kettering Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences recognizes student research with fellowship awards based on academic excellence.

Feature

The Treatments Changing Childhood Cancer: At Work with Filemon Dela Cruz

Go behind the scenes with Filemon Dela Cruz, who cares for children with sarcoma and conducts precision medicine research at Memorial Sloan Kettering.

MSK pediatric oncologist Filemon Dela Cruz

In the Clinic

Taking on Mantle Cell Lymphoma: MSK Leads Research into New Treatments

Learn about novel therapies emerging for the treatment of mantle cell lymphoma.

MSK medical oncologist Anita Kumar

In the Clinic

How Acute Myeloid Leukemia Is Treated at MSK: An Interview with Martin Tallman

Learn about the latest advances in treatment for AML and how people can benefit from receiving their treatment at MSK.

Leukemia Service Chief Martin Tallman

Finding

Large Study Pinpoints Genetic Changes Underlying Drug Resistance in the Most Common Type of Breast Cancer

Scientists are learning how estrogen receptor-positive breast cancer evolves to thwart hormonal therapies and are developing ways to stop it.

Colored dots (cells) separating through a funnel-like structure.

Finding

Study Suggests More People with Kidney Cancer Should Be Screened for Hereditary Cancer Genes

Researchers have found that more than 20% of people with a type of cancer called advanced non-clear cell renal cell carcinoma have disease that is driven by inherited cancer mutations.

Papillary renal cell carcinoma under the microscope

In the Lab

Studying a Forerunner of Pancreatic Cancer Reveals New Clues about How the Disease Develops

This research is important for developing better drugs and screening methods for pancreatic tumors.

Pancreatic tumor cells

Feature

When Appendix Cancer Returns: One MSK Patient Shares Her Story

Discover how an MSK patient coped when she found out her appendiceal cancer had returned.

Appendix cancer patient Christine with her family

In the Lab

A Study of Rare Tumors Uncovers the Presence of Tumor-Suppressing Genes

Studying the genes of granular cell tumors has revealed a previously unknown process through which cells can turn cancerous.

Black-and-white microscopic image of cell from human granular cell tumor