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Stemming the Tide: A Promising Target for Treating Some Blood Cancers

Learn about a potential new strategy for treating people with blood cancers that targets a protein on cancer stem cells.

Blue sphere (stem cell) with green dots scattered around the surface

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.


New Workout Plan: Study Shows Patients Are Less Active after Cancer Diagnosis

Learn why some patients are less physically active during and after treatment — plus, some tips from Jun Mao, Chief of the Integrative Medicine Service at MSK.

Close-up photo of someone walking on the road

In the Lab

A 'Quick-and-Easy' Recipe for Making Brain Cells

Using stem cells, scientists can create batches of cortical neurons to study schizophrenia and autism.

Cortical neurons derived from human pluripotent stem cells

In the Clinic

Six Myths about Lung Cancer Screening: What You Need to Know

Two MSK experts explore why more people at risk are not undergoing screening for lung cancer.

Lung Cancer Screening Decision Tool


Two Studies Shed Light on Genetics of Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer

New research of metastatic pancreatic cancer has shown that the same mutations are involved in driving both the primary tumor and the metastases.

A pancreatic cancer cell

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 Lab

Study Suggests Ways to Make Bone Marrow Transplants Safer for People with Blood Cancers

A dangerous treatment side effect called graft-versus-host disease may be lessened with genetically engineered immune cells.

Physician-scientists Marcel van den Brink and Michel Sadelain

Science Byte

A Clean Break: Scientists Make Surprising Discoveries about DNA Repair

A study reveals unexpected insights into how cells prepare broken DNA strands to be rejoined, preventing mutations that can cause cancer.

Illustration of DNA with green wrench making adjustments to a nut on the double helix.


Stop, Collaborate, and Share Data: AACR Project GENIE Seeks to Advance Cancer Treatment

Eight leading cancer centers are coming together to share genomic sequencing data, in the hope of making faster progress in curing cancer.

Image of As, Ts, Cs, and Gs representing genetic code