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For Men with Prostate Cancer, When Is Active Surveillance Better than Treatment?
Learn why Bobby Logan chose active surveillance for his prostate cancer, and how he was successfully treated after his tumor changed.
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A Lifetime of Connecting with People: MSK Security Guard Ruben Escobar
Meet Ruben Escobar, an MSK security guard who values his family members, friends, and colleagues who have helped him get through life’s pivots and challenges.
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The War on Cancer Must Be Global: MSK Experts Promote More Collaboration at Forbes China Summit
Learn about how MSK staff members recently participated in the 2021 Forbes China Healthcare Summit and spoke about how the war on cancer must be fought internationally with teams collaborating across political boundaries.
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Zhongmin Wang
2021 Chairman’s Prize Honors Research That Paves Way for New Cell-Based Therapies to Treat Autoimmune Diseases and Inflammation
Meet Zhongmin Wang, a fifth-year doctoral student in the Gerstner Sloan Kettering Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences (GSK), who has been awarded the 2021 Chairman’s Prize.
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4 Things to Know about Pancreatic Cancer
Learn about important advances in the treatment of pancreatic cancer.
Direna Alonso-Curbelo, PhD
Sloan Kettering Institute’s Direna Alonso-Curbelo Named 2021 Blavatnik Regional Award for Young Scientists Winner
Direna Alonso-Curbelo, PhD, of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center’s (MSK) Sloan Kettering Institute (SKI), has been named a winner of the 2021 Blavatnik Regional Awards for Young Scientists in the “Life Sciences” category.
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To Detect Ovarian Cancer Early, Researchers Look to Nanotechnology
Could an implantable IUD help detect cancer early, when it is most curable? Scientists at the Sloan Kettering Institute are betting yes.
In the Clinic
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How a Targeted Drug Developed for Breast Cancer Is Helping People with Lung Cancer
A phase II trial of the targeted therapy trastuzumab deruxtecan (Enhertu®) has found that the drug shrinks tumors in more than half of people with advanced lung cancer driven by the protein HER2.
Dr. Bob Li
International Clinical Trial Delivers Promising Results of HER2-Targeted Therapy for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
New data published in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) and featured at the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) Congress 2021 highlights a promising new treatment for individuals with HER2-mutant non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).
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4 Things Black Men Should Know about Prostate Cancer
Learn why Black men should be especially mindful of prostate cancer risk.