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In the Clinic

Can Women with Early-Stage Breast Cancer Safely Avoid Chemotherapy?

A new study suggests that many women with early-stage breast cancer receiving chemotherapy to prevent recurrence do not need it. Here, we look at the evidence.

Medical oncologist and breast cancer doctor Tiffany Traina

Q & A

MSK Named a Best Hospital for Gynecology by U.S. News

Learn why MSK was ranked one of the very best hospitals for gynecology in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

Gynecologic oncologist Nadeem Abu-Rustum

Q & A

Urologic Care: What Makes MSK Stand Out

Learn why MSK’s outstanding care for prostate, bladder, kidney, and testicular cancers resulted in U.S. News naming it one of the best hospitals for urology.

Doctor in white coat speaks to patient whose back is to camera.

Feature

Microorganisms in the Gut Can Affect Cancer Outcomes

Discover how microbiome research is revealing the role that bacteria play in cancer treatment.

rod-shaped bacteria

Snapshot

New Cancer Imaging Approach Could Enable Better Detection of Pancreatic Tumors

A new radiopharmaceutical for detecting pancreatic cancer is being evaluated in the first-ever clinical trial of this new drug.

Three images of pancreas tumor

Ask the Expert

Can I Breast-feed during Cancer Treatment?

Here’s what to know about breast-feeding during chemotherapy and other treatments for cancer.

A mother being treated for cancer breast-feeds her baby.

Q&A

Immunotherapy Offers New Strategy for Treating Sarcoma

Some of the first clinical trials testing immunotherapy for the treatment of sarcoma are now under way at MSK. Here’s a snapshot of where the research stands.

Enlarged microscopic image of blue-green immune cells surrounding one blue cancer cell.

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5 Ways to Make Travel Easier When Your Child Has Cancer

If you are the parent of a child who has cancer, here are some suggestions to ensure a fun and memorable summer vacation.

A family at an airport during summer vacation

Ask the Expert

Coping with Active Surveillance

Learn strategies for handling anxiety you may feel if you’re in active surveillance, also called watchful waiting, from Memorial Sloan Kettering psychiatrist Andrew Roth.

MSK internist Debra Mangino

In the Clinic

How Research Is Driving the Latest Treatments for Sarcoma

Surgeon and researcher Aimee Crago discusses the latest treatments for different types of soft tissue sarcoma, including liposarcoma and desmoid tumors.

MSK Surgeon Aimee Crago