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Finding

Flanking Maneuver: Drug Combination Might Outsmart Resistant Head and Neck Cancers

Lab findings have suggested that a new combination of targeted therapies could be successful against certain head and neck cancers.

Investigator Maurizio Scaltriti

In the Clinic

Taking Aim at Complex Skin Cancers

MSK's Multidisciplinary Skin Cancer Management Program addresses the need for more advanced treatments for complex nonmelanoma skin cancers.

Dermatologist Kishwer Nehal (left) and surgeon Bhuvanesh Singh

Support

How to Talk about Pain with Your Doctor

Pain may be a common side effect of cancer treatment, but there are many ways your doctor can give you some relief.

An older man in a checkered shirt smiles at his doctor, who has his hand on the man’s shoulder.

Honor

Rudin Awards Recognize Exemplary Service in Nursing

Memorial Sloan Kettering nurses are honored with the 2015 Samuel and May Rudin Awards as part of National Nurses Week.

Six smiling women holding flower bouquets pose for camera.

In the Clinic

Combination Immunotherapy Produces Striking Results against Melanoma

Giving two immunotherapy drugs together produced dramatic results in patients with advanced melanoma.

A smiling physician in white coat talking to patient whose back is to the camera.

Announcement

New MSKCC.ORG Launches

This week marked the launch of the redesigned MSKCC.org. Optimized for smartphone and tablet, the new site is focused on one thing: you.

Tablet open to the new MSKCC.org website on a desktop next to a stack of books

Q&A

Deciding between Implant and Flap Surgery

Memorial Sloan Kettering plastic surgeon Peter Cordeiro describes breast reconstruction options for women undergoing mastectomy, including implants, flap surgery, TRAM flap, and DIEP flap.

Plastic surgeon Peter Cordeiro specializes in implants and flap surgery for women with breast cancer

Ask the Expert

When to Consider Multigene Panel Testing

Learn about multigene panel testing and some of its potential pros and cons from one of our experts.

Multigene panel testing

Announcement

A Sampling of Promising Cancer Science Highlighted at Major Meeting

MSK physician-scientists reported hopeful news from several clinical studies at the annual meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research.

MSK Physician-in-Chief José Baselga

In the Lab

Why a New Immunotherapy for Lung Cancer Works for Only Some People

According to an MSK study, a powerful immunotherapy drug for lung cancer works better in people whose tumors carry a lot of mutations caused by tobacco smoke.

Cancer genomics researcher Timothy Chan