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In the Lab

Targeting DNA Repair in Breast Cancer: PARP Inhibitors and Beyond

Scientists are looking to exploit defects in DNA repair as an Achilles’ heel in cancer.

A drawing of a DNA molecule with enzymes.

In the Clinic

Study Findings Could Help Women Make Decisions about Breast Cancer Surgery

Women who have reconstructive surgery after mastectomy and radiation for breast cancer are usually more satisfied with the results when their own tissue is used instead of implants.

Surgeon in scrubs operating on patient.

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How to Prepare for Your First Phone Call to MSK

Learn how to go about making an appointment at Memorial Sloan Kettering.

Phone call to Memorial Sloan Kettering

Finding

Targeting Leukemia: Understanding How Cancer Cells Resist the Effects of Chemotherapy

Chemotherapy is a common treatment for acute myeloid leukemia, but patients often stop responding. Until now, not much was known about why.

Acute myeloid leukemia cells

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White Wine and Melanoma: Does Drinking Alcohol Increase Your Cancer Risk?

Hear from our experts about a new study linking alcohol consumption and melanoma risk.

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Q&A

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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Q&A

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.

Illustration of immune cell opening as if on hinge and boxing glove coming out.

Feature

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.

Support

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.

Young hands holding the hands of an older adult

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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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