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How to Stop the Fear of Cancer in Its Tracks

Discover ways to manage the fear around developing cancer.

Woman on phone

In the Clinic

Masters of the Master Gland: Inside MSK’s Multidisciplinary Pituitary and Skull Base Tumor Center

Learn what sets care for pituitary tumors apart from the rest at Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Multidisciplinary Pituitary and Skull Base Tumor Center.

Clinical nurse Jenna Longo, neuroendocrinologist Eliza Geer, neurosurgeon Viviane Tabar, and head and neck surgeon Marc Cohen

Q & A

8 Questions with Valerie Rusch: Lung Cancer Surgeon Reflects on Advances and Providing Excellent Care

Learn about MSK thoracic surgeon Valerie Rusch and her approach to treating people with lung cancer and other tumors of the chest.

Thoracic surgeon Valerie Rusch

In The News

FDA Recommends Including Men in Breast Cancer Trials

The recommendation comes in the form of draft guidelines open for public comment until October 2019.

Man meets with a doctor

In the Lab

Science Meets Art to Build a Paintable Diagnostic Test for Cancer

A collaboration between a nanotechnology scientist and a visual artist leads to a promising diagnostic test and a new art form.

Same painting, two wavelengths of a painting in color and black and white.

In the Lab

Analyzing Urine Can Guide the Treatment of Childhood Kidney Tumors

A protein detected in the urine of children with Wilms’ tumor led to the development of a test to improve diagnosis and treatment.

Illustration of child with kidneys highlighted, cup of urine, and a beam of light.

Feature

What Is CBD Oil, and Can It Help People with Cancer?

Find out why people are interested in CBD oil for cancer.

Cannabidiol (CBD) oil

In The Clinic

FDA Approves Pexidartinib, a Targeted Therapy for a Tumor of the Joints

Pexidartinib is the first drug approved specifically to treat tenosynovial giant cell tumor.

Medical oncologist William Tap

In the Clinic

5 Reasons MSK Excels at Treating Gynecologic Cancers

Read why MSK’s medical team is the best in the nation at treating gynecologic cancers.

Memorial Sloan Kettering surgeons Oliver Zivanovic, Kara Long Roche, Ginger Gardner, and Yukio Sonoda