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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.

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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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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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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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Reflecting on Illness with Cancer Immunologist Alan Houghton

In a video interview and a panel discussion held at MSK last week, an eminent scientist, his family, and colleagues reflected on the experience of illness.

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Understanding the Stigma of Lung Cancer

Researchers are studying the stigma associated with lung cancer to find ways to reduce people’s feelings of regret and hopelessness after diagnosis.

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Movember Fuels Conversations and Research into Men’s Health, Including Cancer

As a survivor of testicular cancer, MSK employee Greg Mason is giving back to the cancer community by helping to raise awareness for men’s health.

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