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Finding

Better View of Immune Landscape Leads to New Targets for Cancer Therapy

A study provides new clues about how the enzyme IDO relates to cancer.

Stained melanoma tissue

Feature

Six Advances in Urology Pioneered at MSK

As our Urology Service celebrates its centennial, we take a look at a few of the most practice-changing treatments and tools developed at MSK.

Doctors and nurses in an operating room during the early 20th century.

Q&A

Preventing Misdiagnosis and Other Diagnostic Errors: MSK’s Radiology Chief on What Can Be Done

Most people will experience at least one diagnostic error in their lifetime. What can be done about it? Hedvig Hricak, head of radiology at MSK, explains.

A row of radiology scans hanging from the wall.

In the Clinic

New Thyroid Cancer Guidelines Reflect Altered Treatment Landscape

New guidelines for the treatment of thyroid cancer recommend a conservative approach toward many small tumors — a strategy already in place at MSK.

Woman lying back receiving ultrasound on neck.

Ask the Expert

Should Cancer Patients Get the Flu Vaccine During Treatment?

Infectious disease specialist Mini Kamboj explains whether it’s safe to receive the flu vaccine during cancer treatment.

A person gets a flu vaccine injected into the arm.

In the News

The Link Between Meat and Cancer: MSK Experts Explain the Headlines

Does eating processed meat or red meat really cause cancer?

A platter of different processed meats

Q & A

Prostate Surgery Complications: What Patients Should Know

Prostate cancer expert James Eastham discusses the risk of complications from prostate cancer surgery and explains why not all procedures are alike.

Smiling physician speaking with patient.

Finding

Collaborative Research Suggests Targeting BAP1 May Help Treat Mesothelioma

Studies have suggested that treatment with a drug that targets a mutated gene found in more than half of all mesothelioma tumors could be effective against this stubborn disease.

CT scan of mesothelioma tumor.

Q&A

Immunologist Alexander Rudensky Discusses New Approaches for Treating Cancer

Immunologist Alexander Rudensky talks about the function of regulatory T cells, a type of immune cell, and how they relate to cancer.

a man with glasses stands in a lab

Finding

Agent Orange Linked to Increased Risk of MGUS in Some Vietnam Veterans

A new study makes the first scientific link between Vietnam veterans exposed to Agent Orange and monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance, a precursor of multiple myeloma.