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Can a Tobacco Cessation Program Help You Quit Smoking?

MSK’s program provides assistance for those who have been diagnosed with cancer as well as those who want to reduce their cancer risk.

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Will New Restrictions on Opioid Drugs Affect People with Cancer?

Patient hand giving prescription slip to pharmacist’s hand.

In the Clinic

Life Without an Organ: Patients Choose to Have Their Stomach Removed to Reduce Risk of Cancer

A rare form of stomach cancer caused by an inherited gene mutation can be avoided by having the stomach removed — and many people can adjust to life afterward.

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Meet Jun Mao, MSK’s Chief of Integrative Medicine

Dr. Mao leads a team of integrative medicine specialists who offer complementary therapies such as massage and acupuncture to patients and caregivers.

Integrative medicine specialist Jun Mao

In the Lab

Communal Behavior within Cells Makes Cancers Easier to Target

Findings about proteins called molecular chaperones are shedding new light on possible approaches to cancer treatment.

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Giving Blood to Help People With Cancer: Tips from a First-Time Donor

Discover how easy it is to donate blood — and the real impact your donation makes.

First-time blood donor

In the Lab

Resistance Is Futile: Targeted Treatment Makes Stubborn Cancers Responsive to Immunotherapy

New research on an experimental drug provides hope for better responses to immunotherapy.

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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.

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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.

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Shorter, Safer, Smarter: How MSK Enhances Radiation Therapy for Breast Cancer

MSK leads the way in optimizing radiation treatment for breast cancer patients.

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