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In the Lab

New Immunotherapy Approach Turns Cells into “Micro-Pharmacies”

A new immunotherapy approach involves engineering CAR T cells to produce proteins that treat lymphoma.

Illustration of CAR T cells with conveyor belts leading out of them carrying HVEM protein in tablet form.


Gene Discovery Could Lead to More-Personalized Treatment with Immunotherapy

Researchers have found two gene mutations that many exceptional responders to ipilimumab have in common.

Nadeem Riaz and Timothy Chan


Six Myths about Donating Bone Marrow and Stem Cells

Bone marrow transplants can be a lifesaving treatment for cancer patients, many of whom rely on cells from unrelated donors.

In the Clinic

Treating Brain Cancer with Radiation Plus Immunotherapy: A Successful Synergy?

MSK’s Kathryn Beal presents new findings on combining radiation with immunotherapy for brain cancer.

MSK radiation oncologist Kathryn Beal


Hot Times in “Radium Hospital”: The History of Radium Therapy at MSK

Learn why MSK was once nicknamed “Radium Hospital” and what it meant for cancer treatment.

Man working at radon gas capture apparatus at Memorial Hospital.


Five Natural Remedies for Dry Mouth (Xerostomia)

Discover five natural remedies for mouth dryness (xerostomia) and mouth sores, common side effects of cancer treatment.

A bowl of ginseng root sitting next to a teapot.

Patient Story

The Mighty Finn: A Transplant Success Story

Learn how a bone marrow transplant saved the life of a child with a rare blood disease.

Smiling boy lying on board in the surf at the beach.


Meet Andrew Kung, MSK’s New Chair of the Department of Pediatrics

Meet Andrew Kung, MSK’s new Chair of the Department of Pediatrics.

Memorial Sloan Kettering Chair of the Department of Pediatrics Andrew Kung


What’s New in Osteosarcoma and Other Bone Cancers

Learn more about how MSK is developing new treatments for osteosarcoma and other bone cancers.

MSK Surgeon John Healey


How Humans of New York Raised $1 Million Overnight for MSK Pediatric Neurosurgeon

Find out how MSK pediatric neurosurgeon Mark Souweidane will use the funds that Humans of New York readers raised for his childhood cancer research.

Mark Souweidane, DIPG specialist and pediatric neurosurgeon at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center