Patient & Caregiver Education

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We invite you to search our virtual library, where you can find written resources, videos, and online programs.

Communicating with Your Healthcare Team Using MyMSK

This information explains how to communicate with your healthcare team at Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK) using MyMSK.

MSK Support Services

This information describes the support services available to patients and their loved ones at Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK).

A Guide for Caregivers

This guide will help you care for someone with cancer.

The Urgent Care Center at MSK

This information describes when you should go to Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK)’s Urgent Care Center. It also describes what will happen while you’re there and after you’re discharged.

What to Expect on the Day of Your Surgery at MSK's Memorial Hospital | Video

This video will give you an idea of what to expect when you come to Memorial Hospital (MSK’s main hospital) on the day of your surgery.

About Your Ablation Procedure

This information explains how to prepare for and what to expect when you have your ablation procedure at Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK).

How to Enroll in the Patient Portal: MyMSK | Video

This video will show you how to enroll in Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center’s patient portal (MyMSK).

Integrative Medicine Therapies and Your Cancer Treatment

This information explains how integrative medicine therapies reduce the symptoms and side effects of cancer and cancer treatment.

Advance Care Planning

This information describes how you can protect your right to make your own decisions about your healthcare.

Understanding Informed Consent | Video

This video explains the process of informed consent, the different sections of the informed consent form, and your rights if you choose to take part in a clinical trial.

Hand Hygiene and Preventing Infection

This information explains how to clean your hands correctly with soap and water or an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.

What to Expect When You Come to Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Josie Robertson Surgery Center | Video

This video will give you an idea of what to expect when you come to Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Josie Robertson Surgery Center on the day of your surgery.

How to Manage Constipation During Chemotherapy | Video

This video explains why you may have trouble having a bowel movement (pooping), which is called constipation, what you can do to prevent it, and when you should call your healthcare provider.

How to Manage Nausea During Chemotherapy | Video

This video will explain why you might get nauseous during chemotherapy, what you can do to prevent it, and when you should call your healthcare provider.

Managing Depression During Your Cancer Treatment

This information explains what depression is and how to manage it during your cancer treatment.

Our Patient & Caregiver Education Program is dedicated to educating and empowering people with cancer, their caregivers, and the public. We know that navigating cancer care information can be overwhelming. That’s why our Health Education Specialists work with MSK healthcare providers to develop accurate, clear, and reliable educational resources. Learn more about our staff »

We also offer live, online education and support groups through our Virtual Programs. From the comfort of your own home, you can participate in professionally led, confidential, and free interactive programs that allow you to connect with other people with cancer and their caregivers.

To learn more and see our program schedule, visit www.mskcc.org/vp