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Feature

Ovarian Cancer Didn’t Cuff This Cop

Meet a former NYPD officer who is battling a vicious enemy - ovarian cancer - with support from her new wife.

Memorial Sloan Kettering ovarian cancer patient Vilma Rosario and her partner, Michele Freeman, pose at the Statue of Liberty.

In the Clinic

At MSK, Nurse Researchers Are Studying Ways to Improve Cancer Care

Learn how nurses at MSK also engage in cancer research projects designed to help improve patients’ treatment, symptoms, or experience.

Palliative care nurse practitioner Tammy Son

Advocacy

Janet’s Story: An MSK Patient Speaks Out about LGBT Cancer Risk

Find out how a breast cancer diagnosis led one LGBT activist to a new advocacy role.

Lesbian breast cancer survivor Janet Weinberg

Feature

Celebrating School’s End at MSK with Pediatric Prom and High School Convocation

Discover how current and former Memorial Sloan Kettering pediatric cancer patients closed out the end of the school year.

MSK Pediatric Prom

Q & A

MSK's Carol Brown Talks Cancer Moonshot at United State of Women Summit

MSK physician Carol Brown spoke about cancer disparities at The US State of Women Summit organized by the White House. Learn how she and MSK are leading the way in addressing this issue.

MSK gynecologic oncologist Carol Brown

In the Clinic

New Targeted Drug Therapy for Advanced Sarcoma Extends Survival by Nearly a Year

Learn more about olaratumab, promising drug that has been shown to extend survival for people with advanced soft tissue sarcoma by nearly a year in a phase II clinical trial.

MSK physician Aimee Crago consults with two colleagues.

In the Clinic

New Research Shows AML Is Not One Disease, But 11 or More

Learn how researchers plan to use new genetic information about acute myeloid leukemia to tailor treatments.

Microscopic view of blood cells from bone marrow in a case of acute myeloid leukemia

In the News

#ASCO16 Highlights: Treating Cancer in the Older Patient, a Visit from VP Biden, and More

In case you missed it, here’s a recap of Monday’s highlights from the American Society of Clinical Oncology annual meeting.

Vice President Joe Biden.

In the News

#ASCO16 Highlights: A "Smart-Bomb" for Lung Cancer, Bladder Cancer Advances, and More

Couldn’t be at ASCO this year? Read highlights from the first half of the meeting.

Two cancer researchers at the American Society of Clinical Oncology annual meeting

In the Lab

Women with Early Breast Cancer Can Ward Off Heart Problems with Exercise

Discover how exercise can reduce the long-term risk of cardiovascular disease in women with early-stage breast cancer

A woman who is exercising checks her heart rate.