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In the Lab

Manipulating a Single Gene Turns Colorectal Cancer Cells Back to Normal

For the first time, scientists have shown that the gene APC, which is mutated in the vast majority of colorectal cancers, might be a promising target for future therapies.

Organoid cell structures fluorescing in blue, green, and purple.

In the Clinic

Lymph Node Transplant Can Provide Relief from Cancer-Related Lymphedema

Lymphedema is a common side effect of cancer treatment. Learn how a new type of lymph node surgery can alleviate this condition.

A woman is lying on her back in bed, with her upper arm being examined by a medical professional.

Support

8 Tips for Managing Weight during and after Cancer Treatment

Learn how to eat right and stay at a healthy weight by following these tips from MSK experts on diet and nutrition.

Photo of an array of high-protein foods, including meat, cheese, milk, and nuts.

Q&A

Improving Care for Cancer Survivors

Robert Sidlow, the Head of the newly created Division of Survivorship and Supportive care, discusses his background and his plans for the division.

Robert Sidlow

In the Lab

Uncharted Waters: The Making of a New Cancer Drug

A team of scientists is combining sophisticated chemistry and experiments in zebrafish to develop a new cancer drug that shows early potential against melanoma and metastatic breast cancer.

Portrait of a live zebrafish with dark patterning around and above the eyes

Q&A

What’s New in Liposarcoma?

Medical oncologist Mark Dickson discusses the latest in liposarcoma care and the research he and his colleagues are conducting to improve patients’ treatment options.

Close-up of medical oncologist Mark Dickson attending a presentation.

Event

Remembering the Past and Celebrating the Future at Pediatric Convocation

Each year, Memorial Sloan Kettering celebrates the high school graduation of current and former pediatric cancer patients in a special ceremony. This year’s event was especially memorable.

Ask the Expert

What Should a Person Look for on a Sunscreen Label?

In this “Ask the Expert” feature, dermatologist Steven Wang discusses how to choose the most effective sunscreen.

Support

Adjusting to Life after Cancer

Completing cancer treatment is a huge milestone, but survivors often confront confusing or conflicting feelings they don’t anticipate.

Event

Life Lessons: MSK Celebrates Distinguished Scientists and Young Scholars

MSK’s Convocation and the Gerstner Sloan Kettering Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences Commencement celebrate the achievements of young scientists.

Douglas Warner, Robert Weinberg, Craig Thompson