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New MSKCC.ORG Launches

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

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


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


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


Colorectal Cancer Screening Prevents Cancer, Saves Lives

Having a regular screening colonoscopy is your best defense against colon and rectal cancer.

A patient lies on an exam table while doctors in scrubs prepare to perform a colonoscopy.

In the Lab

Outsmarting Cancer’s Survival Skills

A new study led by MSK investigators reveals how some cancer cells become resistant to targeted treatment and suggests what might be done to stop that from happening.

MSK investigators Joan Massagué and Anna Obenauf

Learning Curve

Teaching Doctors to Think Like Patients

Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Comskil program helps doctors improve their communication skills — and their relationships with their patients.

Dermatologist Michael Marchetti speaks with a patient about treatment options for melanoma.

In the Clinic

CAR T Cell Therapies Are a Growing Area of Research

Cell therapies that use patients’ own immune cells to attack cancer — including CAR T cell therapy, an approach developed at MSK — are a promising and rapidly growing area of research.

CAR T cell therapy


Three Days in the Life of Memorial Sloan Kettering

While you’re watching the three-part Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies, here’s an idea of what we’re doing to care for our patients.

Three Days in the Life of Memorial Sloan Kettering