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In the Lab

Prostate Cancer Organoids Provide New Tool for Evaluating Therapies

Researchers have created tiny structures called organoids from patients’ prostate tumors. These organoids will allow the study of tumors in greater detail and enable correlation of genetic mutations with drug response.

In the Clinic

Soy Consumption May Promote Overexpression of Breast Cancer Genes in Some Women

Researchers have found that in a subset of women, consumption of soy could boost the expression of genes linked to breast cancer.

In the Clinic

The Oncology Clinic of the Future Is a Reality at Memorial Sloan Kettering

With innovative advances in technology and “smart rooms” responsive to individual patients, our Clinic of the Future is a thing of the present.

Pictured: Paul Hamlin

Ask the Expert

Why Consider Robotic Surgery for Lung, Esophageal, and Other Chest Cancers?

Less trauma and faster recovery are among the reasons that thoracic surgeon Bernard Park says people should consider robotic surgery for removing a cancer in the chest.

Thoracic surgeon Bernard Park.

Q&A

A Talk with Chau Dang, Chief of the Medical Oncology Service at MSK’s West Harrison Outpatient Center

We spoke with medical oncologist Chau Dang about her role as Chief of MSK’s newest suburban outpatient treatment center in West Harrison, New York.

Pictured: Chau Dang

Video

Liver Cancer Experts Discuss Advances in Managing Complicated Cases

Watch our liver cancer experts discuss the latest in screening, diagnosis, treatment, and research.

Pictured: Karen Brown & Ghassan Abou-Alfa

Q & A

Diagnostic Radiologist Carol Lee Gives More Insights into Breast Density and Breast Cancer Risk

In this follow-up Q&A, diagnostic radiologist Carol Lee addresses readers’ questions on dense breast tissue and clarifies what breast density could mean for you.

In the Lab

Researchers Find Clues to How Breast Cancer Can Infiltrate the Brain

A new study sheds light on what enables breast cancer cells to spread to the brain and presents a potential target for drugs.

Pictured: Johanna Joyce

Survivorship

MSK Helps Patients Manage Health After Cancer Treatment

The end of cancer treatment is a time of transition. For many patients, survivorship care plans ease the move into post-treatment life.

Pictured: Zana Correa

Q&A

Meet Thoracic Surgeon David Jones

David Jones, Chief of the Thoracic Surgery Service, talks about what makes MSK thoracic surgeons special and where he believes the future of treatment for cancers of the lung and esophagus is headed.

pictured: David Jones