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Honoring the Joys — and Trials — of Life after Cancer

MSK cancer survivors came together to tell their stories, applaud their success, and offer hope for the future.

Jennifer Arnold

In the Clinic

Helping the Body Recover after Bone Marrow Transplant

MSK researchers are developing new treatments to help patients cope with the side effects of stem cell and bone marrow transplants.

Two scientists talk in a lab.

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.


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.


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


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.


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.