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No Sugar, No Cancer? A Look at the Evidence

A lot has been written about the relationship between sugar and cancer. Most of it is wrong.

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New Approach Could Boost Immunotherapy for Breast Cancer

A protein on certain immune cells is a promising target for making immunotherapy more effective against breast cancer.

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6 Reasons to Come to MSK Monmouth for Your Cancer Care

Discover Memorial Sloan Kettering Monmouth, our newest outpatient center in Middletown Township, New Jersey.


How to Help Older Adults with Cancer Make Treatment Decisions

Practical tips for caregivers helping an older relative or friend make decisions about cancer treatment.

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After Years of Neglect, Cancer Biologists Return to a Forgotten Field: Metabolism

Scientists are dusting off their biochemistry textbooks in the hunt for clues to cancer.

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Reflecting on Illness with Cancer Immunologist Alan Houghton

In a video interview and a panel discussion held at MSK last week, an eminent scientist, his family, and colleagues reflected on the experience of illness.


Understanding the Stigma of Lung Cancer

Researchers are studying the stigma associated with lung cancer to find ways to reduce people’s feelings of regret and hopelessness after diagnosis.

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Movember Fuels Conversations and Research into Men’s Health, Including Cancer

As a survivor of testicular cancer, MSK employee Greg Mason is giving back to the cancer community by helping to raise awareness for men’s health.

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In the Clinic

Targeting Pancreatic Cancer: An Increased Focus on Developing New Clinical Trials

Pancreatic cancer is difficult to treat, but researchers are focused on developing treatments that are personalized based on each individual patient’s disease.


Can a Tobacco Cessation Program Help You Quit Smoking?

MSK’s program provides assistance for those who have been diagnosed with cancer as well as those who want to reduce their cancer risk.

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