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Five Tips For Consulting Dr. Google on Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis

Searching for cancer information online has benefits and drawbacks. Here are some tips on how to Google like a pro.

Googling cancer diagnosis and treatment on an iPhone

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Dating and Cancer: Deciding When to Get Back Out There and How to Have “the Cancer Talk”

Social worker Barbara Golby gives advice for restoring confidence, setting expectations, and disclosing disease history to cancer patients and survivors looking to jump into the dating scene.

Couple at dinner

In the Clinic

Less Is More: MSK Surgeons Reduce Lymph Node Removal for Endometrial Cancer

A new study validates the effectiveness of sentinel lymph node mapping to guard against cancer spread.

Yellow-green fluorescent dye marking a lymph node among pink tissue in the uterus.

In the lab

Charting Kidney Cancer Metabolism — with an App

A new tool developed by MSK scientists allows users to map metabolic data from kidney cancer tumors.

Screenshots of the “metabologram” tool showing metabolic data.

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Large Study of Retinoblastoma Survivors Identifies Extent of Medical Conditions Later in Life

The treatment that children receive for retinoblastoma can lead to health problems later in life. A new study documents their frequency and extent.

A child has his eyes examined by an ophthalmic oncologist.

In the Lab

Studying Cancer Mysteries Just Beneath the Scales

Hail to the zebrafish. MSK scientists are using a small fish to answer some big questions about cancer.

Pictured: Casper zebrafish

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Four Things Parents Should Know about the HPV Vaccine

Vaccinating children against the human papillomavirus can protect them from developing many types of cancer. Here’s what you need to know.

Group of racially diverse boys and girls lying on grass and conversing.

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MSK Issues Joint Statement Urging Use of HPV Vaccine to Prevent Cancers

MSK joins other leading cancer institutions in calling for increased vaccination to protect against human papillomavirus, which causes many forms of cancer.

3D illustration of human papilloma virus, depicted by floating spheres

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Are We Closer to Screening Average-Risk Women for Ovarian Cancer?

Researchers are developing new ways to screen for early signs of ovarian cancer.

Gynecologic oncologist Douglas Levine in his lab .

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Meet the MSK Oncologist on a Quest to Cure Hodgkin Lymphoma with Fewer Long-Term Side Effects

MSK medical oncologist David Straus is looking for less-intensive treatments for Hodgkin lymphoma, a type of blood cancer most commonly found in young adults.

Young man receiving chemotherapy.