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In the Lab

New Lung Cancer Therapy May Target Previously Untreatable Tumors

Researchers are developing uses for a drug that could benefit many people with lung cancer.

Colored x-ray of lung cancer

In the Lab

Rapid Results: MSK Researchers Link Genetic Mutation to Rare Bladder Cancer

MSK researchers have identified a genetic mutation that plays a central role in a rare, aggressive form of bladder cancer called plasmacytoid variant carcinoma.

David Solit

In the Lab

In the Fight against Cancer, the Immune System Can Be a Double-Edged Sword

The immune system is a powerful tool for fighting cancer — sometimes too powerful.

photo of Foxo1 protein stained in regulatory T cells

In the News

New Ovarian Cancer Report Calls for Better Early Screening

A new report says that ovarian cancer research is improving, but more needs to be done, especially with regards to screening at an early stage. Also, where patients receive care makes a big difference in their outcome.

Gynecologic oncologist Douglas Levine

In the Lab

The Dual Life of PTEN: Gene Mutations Contribute to Both Cancer and Birth Defects

MSK investigators have shown that a gene mutation linked to many kinds of cancer can also cause birth defects of the nervous system.

Image of two sets of embryonic cells


The Inner Light: Nanotechnology Reveals Density of Tumors

MSK nanotechnology researchers have developed an innovative approach for measuring the permeability of living tumors.

Cellular sphere that is purple and lit throughout by yellow-orange light.


Out in Front: Scientists and Activists Call for Recognition of LGBT Cancer Risks

How does being lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender affect your risk of getting cancer? Good question.

Doctor standing in front of a rainbow flag


MSK Celebrates Prestigious Recognition for Nursing Excellence

MSK achieved status as a Magnet®-recognized organization, an esteemed honor for nursing excellence.


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


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